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Take a Hike: Beinn na Gainimh, Glen Almond, Perth & Kinross

May 25 2019

Running west from 18th century Newton Bridge, in the Sma’ Glen, near Amulree, to Ardtalnaig, above the shoreline of Loch Tay, the right of way through Glen Almond offers a long but pleasurable valley hike, part of the route now incorporated into the long-distance Rob Roy Way.

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Take a Hike: Surf and turf by Dalgety Bay

May 18 2019

Dalgety Bay may not offer the shimmering silver sands of its near neighbour Aberdour, but it does boast quite a diverse stretch of coastline complete with quiet sandy coves, high cliffs, wee harbours and an ancient kirk.

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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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Trek trails in a woody trilogy

March 23 2019

The north-east Fife town of Ladybank is surrounded by pockets of woodland, peaceful places where tracks and trails popular with locals and dog walkers proliferate.

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