Glasgow HF Outdoor Club were formed in 1917 and celebrates its 100 th year next year 2017 . The Club was formed to promote the healthy pursuit outdoor activities . The Club continued to operate during 2 World Wars and has been in continuous operating with walking days out every weekend and some weekdays . One member was very instrumental in the planning and delivery of The West Highland Way , a long distance footpath from Glasgow to Fort William , a distance of 96 miles , it is now a major tourist attraction with visitors arriving from all over the world. The Club currently has approx. 280 members .
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Welcome to our online forum for people connected to our Great Place Scheme programme. As a UK-wide initiative we know how tricky it can be to get people in the same room so an online community is the perfect way to get folks connected, sharing and learning from each other. Whether you are... read more
OUR CRAFT CHANGES LIVES The Dry Stone Walling Association is offering the opportunity to train for a new career in the traditional craft of dry stone walling. With support from Heritage Lottery Fund Skills for the Future Programme , a National Training Bursary Project has been launched. Our new... read more
Yesterday we hosted a really intersting live chat on the topic of 'When is heritage?' . That is to say - how old does something have to be to be considered heritage? We invited some guests along to talk about their HLF-supported projects which deal with what might be considered 'contemporary'... read more
Stories, Stones and Bones was a dedicated programme created to help communities participate in Scotland's Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology with a focus on engaging new audiences. £850,000 was awarded to 98 projects across Scotland exploring all kinds of heritage. The programme aimed to get... read more