East Lomond Walk takes you to the top of East Lomond (Falkland Hill) the remains of an extinct volcano formed over 400 million years ago. The geology of the Lomond Hills Regional Park is fascinating, visit our resource section to find out more.
Enjoy panoramic views from the summit across Fife, the Southern Highlands and the Firth of Forth and beyond.
The summit was once the site of the chief fortress of the Venicones tribe (a Celtic name meaning ‘the hunting hounds’). After the fall of the Roman Empire in c.410AD. The fort became home to Pictish kings as part of the Kingdom of Fib. This is how Fife came to have its name.
Route Information: East Lomond Walk from Craigmead Car Park follow a short steep slope, leading to a wide grassy uneven path, followed by a steep climb to the summit.
If you enjoy East Lomond, why not try West Lomond?
Remember this is a working environment, be aware that there maybe livestock grazing across the slopes. Visitors should abide by the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.