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All roads lead to Redmyre

January 21 2017

I always try and avoid spending too much time walking on roads, preferring the satisfying crunch of gravel or the soft yield of grassy slopes below my boots.

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Isla and Abbey stars of Strathmore stroll

October 14 2017

The folk of Coupar Angus proudly proclaim their town to be the ‘jewel of Strathmore’ and, setting off from the market cross in the heart of the community, I was keen to unearth some local treasures for myself.

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A clearing in the woods

August 5 2017

Rising from the north-east shoreline of Loch Tay, Drummond Hill is a sturdy little peak lost to forestry. Engulfed by evergreens, the regimented rows of conifers ensure views from its slopes are scant.

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To be beside the seaside

November 12 2016

Summer beach holidays may be an increasingly distant memory but, for me, the seductive lure of sea and sand remains as strong as ever.

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A walk that is anything but dull

February 18 2017

General George Wade’s network of military roads opened up the Highlands in the first half of the 18th century, enabling government troops to move swiftly through the mountains and glens.

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Climbing from the Tay to a tower

March 11 2017

In life, there is an easy way to do something, and a hard way. The easiest way to reach the top of Kinnoull Hill is from the Forestry Commission’s Jubilee Car park, which lies to the east. The hard way is from Perth, in the west, ascending along the top of a dramatic, craggy escarpment.

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Reed all about this riverside route

December 17 2016

A walk along the north bank of the Tay Estuary at Errol offers a riverside stroll with a difference, for the river itself remains rather distant thanks to the shoreline’s vast tidal reed beds.

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Shooting for the summit

April 29 2017

Hill of Wirren occupies the high ground between Glen Lethnot and Glen Esk and is most commonly tackled from the former, either from the hamlet of Bridgend or from further up the single-track road that runs through the sparsely populated valley.

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Every cloud has a silver lining

June 10 2017

The lengthy coastline of Fife harbours some beautiful beaches. From Tentsmuir Sands, in the north, to Inverkeithing Bay, in the south, sandy strips, rocky coves and bays of shingle satisfy all moods, from the desires of castle builders to those intent on a bracing seaside stroll.

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