Southern Upland Way

Southern Upland Way

The Southern Upland Way is the first official coast-to-coast long distance hiking path in Scotland. It runs 212 miles (341 km) across the country from the Atlantic Ocean to the North Sea from Portpatrick on the west coast to Cockburnspath on the east coast. The Southern Uplands is situated in the southernmost area of Scotland, … Read more

Great Glen Way

The Great Glen Way was officially opened in 2002 and is one of Scotland’s Great Trails. It stretches over 117 km (79 miles) from coast to coast across the ruggedly wild Scottish Highlands, linking Fort William with the regional capital Inverness on the east coast. Kicking off at the end of the West Highland Way, … Read more

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West Highland Way

Scotland is widely known for its rugged, wild landscapes all over the world. It’s no surprise that it offers one of the most popular long distance trails in the whole of Britain. If your heart is yearning for dramatic sceneries, rocky hills and mountains, idyllic lochs surrounded by vivid greenery, rich history and a bit … Read more

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The Best Hiking Holidays in Europe

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Walking holidays in Europe are becoming more popular, they provide tourists a more exciting way to travel around the continent. Unlike bus tours which jump from one attraction to another, walking tours let you explore off the beaten tracks at a comfortable pace. You’ll get more than enough time to immerse yourself in a place before … Read more

Five Adventure Holiday Ideas in Scotland

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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 … Read more

The Health And Psychological Benefits of Walking

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There are many wonderful benefits you can get from walking. You can get both health and psychological benefits from walking. It does not matter if the walking is done outside or inside, the benefits will be the same, except you will miss some fresh air and maybe great scenery. Stress Reducer The relief of stress is the … Read more

Walks in the West Highlands of Scotland

Loch Lomond 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 … Read more

9 Short Walks In Scotland

Loch an Nostarie

Take in some of the most spectacular scenery in the whole of Scotland on a mixture of fabulous hill passes. Come to the ancient glens and hills of the Highlands and enjoy some of the finest walking country in the world. You’ll find it’s a fantastic place for a holiday where the dramatic scenery imbues … Read more

5 Great Walking Holidays In Europe

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There is no better way for visitors to witness Europe’s astonishing natural beauty than to travel by foot. See the golden sun rising behind the glorious sun-coated Alps and the waves of the Spanish sea crashing powerfully against the rocks, on an exciting walking holiday in Europe. Here is a guide to five great walking … Read more