Corbenic Poetry Path
Walks

The Corbenic Poetry Path

The Corbenic Poetry Path The what?  That’s exactly what I thought as I drove past the car park for this one day. I’d been trying to get some leaping salmon shots at Buchanty Spout, but […]

Black Linn Falls
Walks

The Hermitage, Dunkeld

The Hermitage, Dunkeld, is a wonderful woodland walk alongside the River Braan.  There are various paths and trails, and you can get a spectacular view of the Black Linn falls from a small folly known […]

Leaping Salmon, Buchanty Spout
Beasties that swim

Leaping Salmon, Buchanty Spout

Leaping Salmon, Buchanty Spout, Sept 2018 One of the best places in Scotland to see or photograph leaping salmon, is Buchanty Spout in Perthshire. As anyone who has tried to take shots of salmon jumping […]

Turnhouse and Carnethy Hills and Scald Law
Scottish Mountain Walks

Scald Law and Carnethy Hill, The Pentlands

Scald Law and Carnethy Hill, The Pentlands The Pentland Hills lie just to the south of Edinburgh, and the highest hill at 609m is Scald Law. This is a circular route, and also takes in […]

Ben Hope from Loch Hope
Scottish Mountain Walks

Ben Hope and Loch Hope

Ben Hope is the most northerly Munro and is situated at the south end of Loch Hope in one of the true remaining wildernesses of Scotland. Loch Hope is famous for its Sea Trout and […]

Ben Venue from the main road
Scottish Mountain Walks

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 […]

Ben Ledi
Scottish Mountain Walks

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, […]

Loch Katrine from the Summit of Ben Aan
Scottish Mountain Walks

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 […]

calton hill folly
Edinburgh

Calton Hill Folly

Calton Hill Folly Calton Hill Folly, also known as “Scotland’s Disgrace” was intended to be a monument to the soldiers and sailors who died in the Napoleonic wars – however it was never finished. It […]