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Travel Report: The Silver Sands of Morar, Scotland.

June 2019. When the sun is shining and the sky is blue, I swear Scotland might just be the most beautiful country on Planet Earth. Think of the world’s most stunning beaches and I’m guessing most people wouldn’t find a place for Scotland. When I thought about my own most cherished beach locations, my mind […]

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Travel Report: The Witch’s Trails, Scotland.

June 2019. When it comes to hiking, you really are spoilt for choice around Fort William. Having exhausted Banavie’s excellent walking options, I jumped at the chance of something different one Sunday morning. It was my brother-in-law Thomas who suggested The Witch’s Trails. Located throughout Leanachan Forest at the foot of Ben Nevis, the trails […]

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Travel Report: The Great Glen Way, Banavie to Gairlochy.

They say that The Great Glen Way in Scotland is one of the world’s most spectacular hiking routes. Stretching over 118 kilometres, this long distance path connects the southwest town of Fort William and the northeast cathedral city of Inverness. To conquer it in full there are nine stages to tackle. Furthermore, each leg offers up […]

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Travel Report: Banavie, Scotland.

The settlement of Banavie, Scotland lies within the Lochaber region of The Highlands. Located just four miles from the town of Fort William and the walking trails of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, Banavie is a great base from which to discover the region’s vast natural beauty. Furthermore, this little village even has a handful […]

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Travel Report: The Meigle Circular, Scotland.

May 2019. There are no shortages of hiking trails in and around the Scottish town of Galashiels. In fact, jump in the car from the town centre and you’ve got a dozen options within a twenty minute drive. Furthermore, my parents have access to one of the area’s prettiest walking routes right on their doorstep! […]

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Travel Report: The Torwoodlee Circular, Scotland.

The vast country estate of Torwoodlee in The Scottish Borders has belonged to the Pringle family since 1501. The Pringles are a historical clan with an illustrious lineage. Have you heard of the clothing manufacture Pringle of Scotland? That’s them! With a whopping three thousand acres at their disposal, the Pringles have generously made a big […]

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Travel Report: Yair Hill Forest, Scotland.

May 2019. It’s always nice to discover a new hiking route in The Scottish Borders. And since my parents move to Galashiels, a wealth of new routes have opened up. One of these is Yair Hill Forest, a vast expanse of woodland situated in the heart of Tweed Valley Forest Park. Yair Hill Forest is […]

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Travel Report: Belhaven Beach – Dunbar, Scotland.

May 2019. My visit to Belhaven Beach was an especially spontaneous one! It was a moody early evening and Spackles and I had been snugly installed inside his farmhouse in the nearby village of Stenton. One minute we were drinking tea and wolfing down Mother Spackles’ excellent homemade gingerbread. The next we were rattling down […]

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