Oystercatchers are adaptable birds, and at a time when most of our wader species are in decline, they seem to be holding their own, with some having taken to nesting on flat roofs in our towns and cities.
Crail harbour is one of the prettiest little ports in the country, its rugged stone breakwater a haven for fishing boats since the 16th century.
From fast and furious to steady and sedate, there are many ways to enjoy carriage driving. Gayle has a bash at the sport with teenager Che Paton, the British Driving Society’s junior points champion for Scotland...
“Familiarity can blind us to the wonders that surround us,” I told one of my two riding companions from the United States a few years ago.
In recent weeks I have been lucky enough to work in the Alps and Dolomites where the mountain passes offer a real vertical challenge for cyclists wanting to scale their heights.
Gayle heads out into the North Sea for a stand-up paddleboard session...
Of the little lochs that lurk in the lands of Atholl Estates to the north of Dunkeld, Lochan Oisinneach Mor is one of the most remote and, as such, tends to attract fewer visitors than popular pools, like Loch Ordie.
The wood ant’s main food is sugary honeydew produced by aphids, which the worker ants ‘milk’ from them.
The cycling commentator Phil Liggett is never short of an idiom to describe the sport of cycling.
South of the Perthshire village of Dunning, the single-track country road to Path of Condie weaves up and over the Ochil Hills, a fertile landscape of rolling farmland and fields dotted with pockets of forestry.