Cotswold Outdoor Stirling Ramble for BBC Children in Need

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Bracklinn Falls Car Park

Bracklin Road


FK17 8QE

United Kingdom

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We’re proud to be an official partner of BBC Children in Need and want to inspire our customers to don their walking boots and get out on a walk this autumn. Sign up to attend our Stirling Ramble in aid of BBC Children in Need and walk together to change young lives.

Starting and finishing from Bracklinn Falls Car Park, and led by our outdoor expert store staff, the family-friendly gentle 5.3km Ramble will head through varied woodland to the Bracklinn bridge with views over Bracklinn Falls.

Get #RambleReady and buy your official Countryfile Ramble merchandise in aid of BBC Children in Need here or pick it up in-store (subject to stock availability).

By signing up to this Ramble you will receive 15% off purchases* in the Stirling Cotswold Outdoor store. Just head to the Stirling Cotswold Outdoor store and show your booking confirmation email to redeem the discount.

£4.23 of your entry fee will benefit BBC Children in Need, (© BBC 2007 Reg. charity England & Wales no. 802052 and Scotland no. SC039557). The other 77p will go to Eventbrite. Get tips on how to raise more money through sponsorship on the BBC Children in Need website here.

Event Timings

  • 10:00 - Meet at Bracklinn Falls Car Park for a briefing and registration. Please ensure you arrive on time as we won't be able to postpone the start of the Ramble for anyone who is late.

  • 10:10 - You will be required to fill in a Fitness to Participate and Disclaimer form before you can take part in the Ramble. Blank forms and pens will be provided.

  • 10:20 - Our staff will deliver a briefing. It is essential that you listen carefully as it will contain important information to keep you safe on your Ramble.

  • 10:30 - You're off! Don your Countryfile Ramble Bobble Hat and enjoy the walk.

  • 14:00 - Arrive back at Bracklinn Falls Car Park and give yourself a pat on the back!

Due to the nature of the event, our in-store experts will be keeping an eye on the forecast in the lead up to the day. If the weather looks as though it will be unsafe, we reserve the right to cancel the Ramble. If this is the case, we will let you know via email and on our social media channels as far in advance as possible, so please check these before arriving on the day. As the entry fee is a charity donation, we will not be able to refund you if the event is cancelled or you are unable to attend.

Important Information

In signing up to participate in this event, you are declaring yourself fit and able to undertake the activity outlined in this event sign-up page. Please read all of the information carefully to ensure you are fully aware of what you are undertaking and that you arrive fully prepared for the day. Although staff will be on hand to make your day as safe as possible, Cotswold Outdoor or its staff cannot accept any responsibility for your safety or that of any of the participants.

*Full terms and conditions apply to discount. You must be an existing Explore More member or sign up for free to become an Explore More member to use the discount. Offer valid in Stirling Cotswold Outdoor store on full price items only. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Selected lines, including electronics and the official BBC Children in Need merchandise, are exempt. Discount only valid for attendees of the Cotswold Outdoor Stirling Ramble event who can display a booking confirmation email in their name (either printed or on your phone). You may be required to show ID. Offer valid from point of sign up and expires 10/11/2019.


What should I wear?

You will be required to wear appropriate clothing for this type of activity. For some ideas on what to wear, take a look at our recommended kit list via this link. Upon arrival at the event, our in-store experts will be checking to make sure that everyone is suitably dressed; we reserve the right to turn away anyone deemed to be wearing something unsuitable or unsafe.

Please check the weather forecast before coming to make sure you have appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. It could be wet and slippery so appropriate footwear is essential.

Don't forget to buy your official Countryfile Ramble Bobble Hat to be fully #RambleReady! To order your official merchandise from our website, click here or call into your local store.

What should I take?

You will need to take enough water and snacks to keep you hydrated and fuelled for the walk. We expect the Ramble to take one to two hours so please bear this in mind. We recommend no less than 1 litre of water per person.

Please ensure that you have any medication with you that you might need.

You must have your completed Fitness to Participate and Disclaimer form on your person during the Ramble. The forms of participants under 18yrs of age must be signed by the responsible adult.

What is the walk like?

The 5.3km Ramble route will be on footpaths which are generally in good condition although may be slippery when wet due to loose material. Appropriate footwear must be worn. Parts of the route will be near water so please listen carefully to the walk leaders, keep young children close and follow all instructions to ensure the safety of the group.

Is the route wheelchair or pushchair accessible?

Unfortunately, this Ramble is not wheelchair or pushchair accessible.

Can I bring my dog?

Due to safety reasons, dogs will not be permitted on this Ramble event.

What facilities are available?

There are no toilet facilities located along the Ramble route.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

As the event involves a 5.3km walk, parents/guardians must be confident that their child can easily and safely walk the distance or can be carried or pushed in a pushchair.

Anyone aged 18yrs or under must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Sections of the route are near water so children must be closely supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The start address is Bracklinn Falls Car Park, Bracklin Rd, Callander FK17 8QE. There is free parking at Cotswold Outdoor Stirling (FK9 4UF), a 20 minute drive away via the A84, if you wish to car pool. There are also regular buses from Stirling to Callander

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How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions about the event, please email

What's the refund policy?

As £4.23 of your entry fee is a donation to BBC Children in Need (© BBC 2007 Reg. charity England & Wales no. 802052 and Scotland no. SC039557), we will not be able to refund anyone who wishes to cancel their attendance. Please still inform us if you do not wish to attend as we can give your space to somebody else.

If we have to make the unfortunate decision to cancel the event due to weather or circumstances beyond our control, we will not be able to refund your payment. £4.23 of your payment will still go to BBC Children in Need.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You do not need to bring a ticket with you. Our staff will have a register of everyone who has signed up so your name will need to be on that list. Anyone who turns up and whose name is not on the list will not be permitted to join the Ramble.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Your registration fee and ticket are not transferrable.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No, the name used to sign up must match the person who attends the Ramble.

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Bracklinn Falls Car Park

Bracklin Road


FK17 8QE

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

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