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Take a Hike: Go south for sandy solitude

May 4 2019

On a bright sunny day, the glorious sands of Tentsmuir, in north-east Fife, are a popular spot but stray south from the Forestry Commission car park at Kinshaldy and you quickly leave the crowds behind.

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Take a Hike: Spring stravaig in the Sidlaws

April 27 2019

This hike through the Sidlaw Hills, to the north of Dundee, was born of a sunny Spring afternoon stravaig which, as any seasoned walker or scholar of the Scots tongue will tell you, is simply an aimless wander.

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Take a Hike: The Lade, Perth, Perth & Kinross

April 20 2019

Dug out in the 12th Century, Perth’s Town Lade began its working life as an offshoot of the River Almond, the water drawn off and funnelled down through bleachworks at Huntingtower and Ruthvenfield, a dye works at Tulloch and then the mills of Perth before flowing into the River Tay.

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Discover forest’s hidden trails

March 9 2019

Like plantations across the land, Blackcraig Forest has a network of tracks and paths, routes laid down by lumberjacks to plant and extract timber but ideal for exploration on foot.

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Hills to get your teeth into

March 2 2019

Lake of Menteith has the distinction of being just one of a handful of ‘lakes’ in Scotland, the term more commonly associated with bodies of water south of the border.

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Make your way along the May

February 16 2019

Still just one lottery jackpot win away from buying my own secluded Scottish estate, the opportunity to wander through the tranquil wooded policies of someone else’s is always time to treasure.

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Enjoy big views on giant trail

February 10 2019

Opened a handful of summers ago, the Sleeping Giant Path was, at the time, described as the missing link between the communities of Fife and Perth & Kinross separated by the recumbent form of Benarty Hill.

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