Tag: hiking

Scotland’s World Famous Long Distance Walks

| January 15, 2013 | Reply
Scotland’s World Famous Long Distance Walks

Scotland’s most famous walks are its long distance epics. Scots are pretty spoilt for choice with Visit Scotland listing over 20 long distance walks on their dedicated walking website www.visitscotland.com/walking. Enough articles have probably been written about the world famous West Highland Way from Milngavie to Fort William to cover the entire 96 mile route […]

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Guide to Walking Gear, Skills and Safety in Scotland

| January 15, 2013 | Reply
Guide to Walking Gear, Skills and Safety in Scotland

With all adventure sports the correct skills and experience can make the difference between having a thoroughly enjoyable day out and one that ends up being life threatening. This is especially true of walking given how quickly Scotland’s weather can change from shorts and t-shirt weather into a bitter storm with a high wind chill […]

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Scotland’s Walking Festivals

| January 13, 2013 | Reply
Scotland’s Walking Festivals

Fans of group walking can also enjoy the rich range of festivals that bring like-minded individuals together. Some of the most renowned include the Caithness and Sutherland Walking Festival and the Royal Deeside Walking Festival, which are both held in May. The Glen Affric Walking Festival is a wee gem in June that tackles a […]

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Hike Your Way Around Scotland

| January 13, 2013 | Reply
Hike Your Way Around Scotland

Scotland is truly a hiker’s paradise with everything from city strolls to one day walks and on to two week long distance epic adventures.It is easy to see why, as walking is something that is open to complete beginners and is an activity that you can gradually get into then keep on developing. At its […]

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Galloway Forest Park, Dumfries and Galloway

| October 17, 2012 | Reply
Galloway Forest Park, Dumfries and Galloway

Not only is Galloway Forest Park one of the largest of its kind in Britain, it is also one of the darkest spots in the UK. So dark and unpolluted by ambient light in fact that it has recently won a Dark Skies Award. This makes it a great place to visit year round. If you are […]

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