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Walking in Perthshire Angus & Dundee, and the Kingdom of Fife 2

Walking in Perthshire Angus & Dundee, and the Kingdom of Fife

  If you had to choose just one area of Scotland to visit for walking, then this would have to be it. Perthshire, Angus & Dundee and the Kingdom of Fife offers a perfect microcosm of all that Scotland has to offer the walker. From seaside strolls, to forest walks, and mountain hikes. There is …

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Five Adventure Holiday Ideas in Scotland

Scotland is famed for its lochs, mountains, whisky and severe winter weather. But Scotland’s hills, mountains, rolling countryside, lakes and waterways make it the perfect destination for a world of adventure holidays. What follows looks in more detail at five adventure holiday ideas. 24 Hours Mountain Bike Event Fort William in the Highland is home …

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Loch Lomond Scotland

Walks in the West Highlands of Scotland

You could happily spend years walking in this very beautiful and varied area. There is something for every walker: Munros, Corbetts and hundreds of smaller hills; family-friendly woodland walks; island routes; coastal treks and long distance trails. It’s a hilly area, with the exception of Islay, and has much of the grand loch-filled scenery one …

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6 Easy Walking Routes in Scotland’s Castle and Whisky Country

Enjoy a fabulous combination of coastal, city and inland walks, the latter in Royal territory. Aberdeenshire has a pleasing mix of stunning natural beauty and culturally rich attractions where you can enjoy an invigorating walk as well as visiting a magnificent castle or two and include a visit to one of the many Speyside whisky distilleries. There …

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River Dee Aberdeen

Camping Holidays In West Lothian

A charming county overflowing with history, art, and beautiful countryside, West Lothian is the perfect spot for a camping holiday. Situated on the border of Scotland’s capital city, West Lothian is an ideal site for campers, offering a variety of activities. Whether it’s a day in the bustling city, a walk across Scotland’s enchanting highlands, …

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West Highland Way Maps

These maps are provided curtsey of Ordnance Survey Maps in the UK. You can visit their site here at Ordnance Survey. These maps are crown copyright and should not be used without reading the terms and condition which are available on their web site. You are, however, free to use them for your own personal …

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A Short Guide to Glasgow

One of the great advantages of the West Highland Way is the start of it is so close to Glasgow. Most people when they consider traveling to Scotland, don’t automatically think of Glasgow, normally Edinburgh. Now I will not take away from Edinburgh, it is a very pretty city. But Glasgow has heart. Glasgow nearly …

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Scottish Midges and Drovers Roads

Midges are small, two-winged flying insects, they love Scotland and walkers on the West Highland Way, they can smell your sweat! Midges are a subgroup of gnats, and comprise several families of Diptera, including especially the Chironomidae, or non-biting midges, and the Ceratopogonidae or biting midges. Biting midges fly in swarms (big huge swarms, that …

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