Scottish Birds

Reed Bunting

Male Reed Bunting, spotted on one of my regular walks from the mouth of the River Esk at Musselburgh along to the Musselburgh Lagoons and Levenhall Links. This land was all reclaimed from the sea […]

Sore Knees Coming Down Hills
Pictures of Scotland

Knee Pain While Walking Downhill

How I Cured My Knee Pain While Walking Downhill I only started climbing hills at the age of 61.  That was when I sold my business and retired.  Having spent years working 7 days a […]

Start of the Ben Nevis climb
Scottish Mountain Walks

Climbing Ben Nevis – The Big One

If you go hillwalking in the UK, sooner or later your mind is going to turn to climbing Ben Nevis.  Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the UK, and as such, it is challenging! […]

Midges in Scotland
Wee Beasties

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, […]

Glenfinglas Reservoir seen from The Stuc Odhar Walk

Stuc Odhar

This is one of the walks originating from the Glen Finglas Visitor Centre car park.  (Follow the link for more information.) Initially it follows the same route as the Lendrick Hill and Dam walk. (Follow […]


The Lendrick Hill & Dam Walk

This walk is one of a series of walks that start from The Glen Finglas Visitor Gateway. The paths are well marked, and well looked after. This is just one of nine marked trails of […]

Loch Turret from Ben Chonzie
Scottish Mountain Walks

Ben Chonzie from Coishavachan

If you fancy a straightforward, easy ascent of a Munro (if climbing any Munro can be described as easy) then Ben Chonzie is ideal. There is a track leading a large part of the way […]

Scottish Mountain Walks

Ben Vorlich (Loch Lomond)

Having climbed the munro, Ben Vorlich at Loch Earn earlier this year, I felt I should also climb “the other Ben Vorlich munro” at Loch Lomond. But, having read up on it before hand, it […]

Scottish Mountain Fridge Magnets

Scottish Mountain Fridge Magnets

We have produced a set of fridge magnets featuring famous Scottish Mountains. The magnets measure 52mm x 37mm and look great mounted as a set on any fridge, washing machine etc. The mountains featured in […]

Ben Vorlich
Scottish Mountain Walks

Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn)

There are actually two Munros called Ben Vorlich.  One is near Loch Lomond, and one is beside Loch Earn. This report is about the Loch Earn Ben Vorlich (985 m). I have often seen Ben […]

Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas
Scottish Mountain Walks

Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas

If you are looking to get a few Munros under your belt, then this is a great opportunity to climb two at the same time.  Ben Lawers (3984 ft)  is the tenth highest Munro, but […]