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Beat the winter blues and get walking

November 26, 2011

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The United Kingdom is a great place to go for a walk. There are vast areas of green valleys, cliffs with spectacular views and gorgeous woodlands. No matter where you are, there will always be a scenic path not far away, even if you’re in an urban city. Winter is usually the season where staying inside [...]

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Weekend Walk: Through The Whangie

October 8, 2011

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Hello hikers and welcome walkers, it’s time for another Weekend Walk! So, this week, we have a nice short jaunt, a walk through The Whangie at Auchineden Hill, near Glasgow. The name Whangie comes from the old Scots word ‘whang’ which means gash, or wide cut. It was created by glacial plucking, however, there are [...]

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Weekend Walk: Ben Ledi

September 30, 2011

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Okay, this will be something of a graduation from last week’s walk, but totally worth doing if you’re feeling particularly energetic. Near to the town of Callander and the highest mountain in the Trossachs, Ben Ledi can be a pretty strenuous hike to its 2508ft summit, but it’s extremely rewarding. You take a sort of [...]

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Weekend Walk: Conic Hill

September 23, 2011

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It’s the weekend! After that week stuck in the office, your stress levels are reaching critical mass, you need some fresh air. If you live in Scotland there’s absolutely no excuse for not getting yourself up a hill for some light exercise and world-class scenery. About an hour’s drive from Glasgow, on the east bank of [...]

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Get back to nature in Scotland

July 31, 2011

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With the Scottish weather being its usual unpredictable self this summer, it has been understandably difficult to make the most out of the small pockets of sun we have on occasion been gifted, never knowing when the elusive sun will be popping out from behind the rain clouds makes it difficult to plan ahead for [...]

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