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Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle Possibly the most famous Scottish Castle, Eilean Donan features on any amount of shortbread tins and Scottish Calendars. During the summer, the car park is astonishingly busy with not only cars, but many […]

Beating the Dreaded Scottish Midge

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Midges In Scotland

Welcome To Scotland. Midges in Scotland can be a real problem.  Visit any country in the world, and as soon as you head for the great outdoors, you can be sure to find wild animals, […]

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The Cobbler Mountain

Climbing The Cobbler

Ben Arthur, more commonly known as “The Cobbler” is one of the most recognisable mountains in Scotland. At 884 m high, it is a Corbett, just short of being a Munro. It is a straightforward […]

Ben Venue from the main road

Climbing Ben Venue in The Trossachs

Climbing Ben Venue in The Trossachs Ben Venue is one of our favourite Trossachs mountains – see also Ben Aan and Ben Ledi. Although at 725m, it isn’t the highest, it probably has the most rewarding […]

Loch Katrine from the Summit of Ben Aan

Ben Aan

Ben Aan in the Trossachs is one of Scotland’s most popular hills.   At only 454 m high, it doesn’t take too long to climb, and the views at the top are truly stunning.  It should […]

Ben Ledi

Ben Ledi

Ben Ledi Ben Ledi, which means the mountain of god, lies just past Callander  in the Trossachs. If coming from Stirling, and the M9 motorway, take the junction 10 exit, signposted for Callander and Crianlarich, […]