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Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Writers’ Path: across the hills to Moniack Mhor

Linda Cracknell is an-award winning Highlands-based writer known for her creative approach to exploring wild places and man’s interaction with them. Her Walkhighlands’ essays cover the cultural aspects of the Scottish landscape on a quarterly basis. Always keen to make

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Posted in Magazine

Half-way point for footpath improvement project

Over 10 miles of new or upgraded footpaths and cycleway have been provided as Scotland’s first National Park’s £8.7 million Outdoor Recreation Plan reaches its halfway point. Visitors and local residents are now able to reach more of Loch Lomond

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Posted in Access issues, Walking News

Official opening for Affric Kintail Way

Scotland’s latest long distance walk has today been officially opened by Cameron McNeish. The Affric Kintail Way runs from Drumnadrochit in the east to Morvich in Kintail, just a stone’s throw from the sea on the west coast. The starting

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Posted in Access issues, Walking News

The Cairngorms Nature partnership

Charlotte Millburn of the Cairngorms National Park Authority introduces ‘Cairngorms Nature’ – a partnership project between people and organisations that wish to safeguard and enhance the special landscapes and natural heritage of the area. The Cairngorms National Park is one

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine

Shooting the Breeze – M for manual

I’m pretty wary of straight ahead technical articles for Walkhighlands, but after chatting to friends on and off the hill, it’s apparent that lots of folk have incredibly powerful, modern cameras but don’t always know their way around the controls.

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Posted in Magazine, Photography

Our pick: Scotland’s great sea stacks

Scotland’s tortuous coastline stretches for almost 10,000km on the mainland alone – or up to 16,500km if the islands are included. As well as picturesque fishing villages and stunning sandy beaches, there are sections of fantastic cliff scenery, including huge

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Posted in Magazine, Our picks

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