Ben Vorlich is a mountain where east meets west, not in any specific geographical sense but in terms of the walkers you will likely meet along the way, if my experiences climbing this shapely peak were anything to go by.
Cloaking low tops in the northern fringes of the Ochil Hills, Pitmedden Forest straddles the border between the county of Perthshire and the Kingdom of Fife.
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.
Sunshine drew me to the coastline for a wee wander along the eastern fringes of Fife and through the wooded policies of Cambo Country House & Estate, a short drive south from St Andrews.
The hike through Glen Brerachan to Brerachan Falls is a short one and, while not necessarily a destination for a day out in its own right, combines well with a drive through this beautiful valley.
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.
Formonthills Community Woodland sits on the northern edge of Glenrothes.