Gullane Bay walk

Gullane Bay walk

Gullane Bay from the Gullane Bents car park A version of this appeared in Scotland on Sunday on January 12, 2020. The seaside at this time of year can be a wild place, and that is what makes it special. This has to be one my favourite family walks when the days are...

Five brilliant Christmas walks

Five brilliant Christmas walks

Make time to get out into the fantastic Scottish countryside this Christmas. If you are lucky it will be covered with snow. And, you will be left feeling energised, as well as having an excuse for mulled wine and mince pies! MEALL A’ BHUACHAILLE, THE CAIRNGORMS...

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...

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...

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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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