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Edinburgh: a half green city

A friend of mine once told me of the time she was showing a Parisian client around Edinburgh and how, as a proud Reekie resident, she made a point of taking her visitor to all the best vantage points and

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine

Gamekeeping and mountaineering bodies voice landscape fears

Two unlikely allies have joined together to press Scottish Government to develop a land use policy which protects Scotland’s world-renowned landscapes, and ensures access for recreation. The Scottish Gamekeepers Association and Mountaineering Scotland have written a joint letter to Environment

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation

Our pick: Scotland’s east coast beaches

We’ve previously posted our picks of the most beautiful beaches in the West Highlands – and our pick of the finest Scottish island beaches. For our latest gallery we undertake a journey down the opposite side of the country to

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Posted in Magazine, Our picks

A visit to Colonsay and Oronsay

You might imagine a tiny, low-lying Scottish island in the middle of the Atlantic, 20 miles from any other community and with only a lighthouse between it and the coast of Canada to the west, to be an inhospitable place.

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Posted in Magazine

Sustrans Scottish survey of walkers and cyclists

Sustrans is asking walkers to provide information to help plan the development of walking and cycling paths in Scotland. A large national survey is now open and all walkers and cyclists are being encouraged to take part. The National Walking

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Posted in Walking News

Skills for the Hills Day – 25 March 2017

Mountain Aid have announced they will be holding a “Skills for the Hills” day on 25 March in Glasgow. The event is set to inspire, educate and entertain the many who head onto our hills, be they summer hill walkers,

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Posted in Walking News



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