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Take a turn on this old road

December 8 2018

The ancestors of the modern road network, turnpike roads were an early attempt by the government to make users pay for the upkeep of the nation’s highways.

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To a top tinged with tragedy

December 1 2018

Rising above the 15th century stronghold of Castle Campbell, King’s Seat Hill is one of the high points of the Ochils, a range of peaks that stretches from Stirling, in the west, to the Firth of Tay, in the east.

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Hiking through holy history

September 22 2018

St Andrews is perhaps best known as the home of golf, but it is also a town with a turbulent history, one of religious persecution, murder and execution and the historic sites that bore witness to these troubled times offer a fascinating insight into the past.

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