CALLANDER CRAIG AND BRACKLINN FALLS

CALLANDER CRAIG AND BRACKLINN FALLS

Falls higher up the Keltie Water near Scout Pool A version of this article is in the September 2019 edition of The Scots Magazine CALLANDER CRAIG AND BRACKLINN FALLS, TROSSACHS By Nick Drainey Length: 6.5km (4 miles) Height gained: 320m (1,050ft) Time: 2 to 3 hours OS...

Having a whale of a time

Having a whale of a time

A version of this appeared in the July 2019 edition of The Scots Magazine “The sea has inspired people for eons. It has been the source of myth and legend – sea monsters and kelpies – and has inspired song and music. Because whales and dolphins are from this seemingly...

Putting the boot in

Putting the boot in

A version of this article is in the August 2019 edition of The Scots Magazine. BEINN DUBHCHRAIG, NEAR TYNDRUM Length: 9 miles Height gained: 2,640ft Time: 5 to 6 hours OS Landranger 50 Parking: Turn off the A82 at Dalrigh, a mile south of Tyndrum. There is a car park...

Four brilliant summer holiday walks

Four brilliant summer holiday walks

This article first appeared in Scotland on Sunday on June 30, 2019. The summer holidays are here – packed lunches can turn into picnics and bags can be packed for a day in the outdoors. Wherever you look, there is plenty to explore across Scotland and if the weather...

Raven threat to lambs

Raven threat to lambs

A version of this article appeared in the Sunday Post on April 30, 2017 By Nick Drainey Lambing season for farmer Selena Swanson has become a time of fear as the growing number of ravens prove a deadly foe for newborn lambs. At the family farm near Halkirk in...

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I am a journalist whose love of the outdoors and all things rural has seen me walking the highest Munros, eating Scottish seafood in Singapore, stalking deer with a camera and just about everything imaginable in between... Find out more...

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