Basking seals, a medieval abbey, wartime fortifications and epic views of the Forth Bridges. Gayle boards Maid of the Forth for a boat trip to Inchcolm Island
Endurance riding events – long-distance competitions against the clock which challenge both horse and rider – are run across the UK. Gayle Ritchie meets those taking part in one round Tentsmuir Forest
The Big Walk – an epic journey across the UK to bring communities together – is back for 2018, and a Dundee dad-of-three has been chosen to represent Scotland. Gayle Ritchie finds out more
Barry Mill, a working water-powered mill, is a rare example of Scotland’s industrial heritage. Gayle gets the lowdown from the Angus attraction’s miller
Swords will clash and teeth will gnash when 500 armoured warriors compete in the International Medieval Combat Federation World Championships at Scone Palace. Ahead of the event, from May 10 to 13, Gayle Ritchie meets a group of knights in shining armour...
Gayle brushes up on her artistic skills and finds out about a group showcasing disused Fife railway buildings which have been transformed into artists’ studios
As Balcormo Races kicked off in Fife, Gayle Ritchie caught up with an amateur jockey competing in the thrilling point-to-point meeting
Silent in the cool morning jungle air we wait. Everyone in the safari truck is completely still. We wait. Then there she is - a large female leopard. She isn’t alone. She plucks her two cubs down from a tree and spirits them across the dusty trail in front of us. Welcome to Sri Lanka!
Glass art is de rigueur. Gayle has a smashing time at one of glass artist Rachel Bower's fantastic workshops in Blairgowrie.
Bridget McGrouther enjoys a weekend break in London...