COUNTRY DIARY

SATURDAY: Fungi family fun: Buccleuch Ranger Service: Discover how fairy rings are made, how mushrooms get their spots and what stinkhorns smell. 2-4pm, meet Bowhill Visitor Centre. All ages, outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. Adult £4.50, child £3.50, season pass holder £1, booking essential, 01750 22204.

SUNDAY: Coldstream Ramblers: Linear Clintmains to Kelso, BAW, Makerstoun riverside, Floors. 9.5 miles, possibly muddy by river. Meet Henderson Park car park, Coldstream, 9.20am or Floors Garden Centre car park (74) 706346 9.50am from where some cars will go to Clintmains Village Hall (74) 613322 for 10am. Please advise leader Gill Blackmore if you are going, 01573 229744 or 07790658730 on the day.

SUNDAY: Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club. Traquair (73) 319335. Meet High Street car park, Galashiels, 9.30am. Contact: Evelyn Horsburgh (secretary), 01750 76214.

Tuesday: Scottish Borders Council Ranger Service, Coldingham Bay Summer Explorers: a fun activity at Coldingham . Free. Contact SBC Ranger Service on 01835 826750 or rangers@scotborders.gov.uk

WALK IT: Short, safe walks, social, low level, led and free. Darnick every Tuesday at 10am, meet outside Darnick Village Hall. Contact walk leader Lisa 07502128247