Bessie’s Cairn in Glen Isla is a stout little landmark tucked away in one of the remotest corners of Angus.
The twin peaks of Creigh Hill, above Backwater Reservoir, in Glen Isla, were, in prehistoric times, home to two great burial cairns.
A popular hotel on the Angus-Perthshire border which closed suddenly in summer 2017 is enjoying rave reviews after re-opening for business.
A delighted family have been reunited with their pet dog, which had been missing in the Perthshire hills for almost a week.
An increasingly worried family has been scouring the east Perthshire hills in a desperate search for missing dog Buster.
Emergency units from Perthshire and Angus are at the scene of a farm fire in the Glen Isla area. Reports of a burning stable brought Scottish Fire and Rescue to the scene shortly before 1pm. Crews swiftly established there were no animals within the building and extinguished the fire. They are still on scene.
After a summer spent tramping the hills I decided to treat myself to new boots and, to break them in, settled on a walk to Auchintaple Loch, a secluded stretch of water hidden away in the folds of Glen Isla.
The Cateran Trail is one of Scotland’s great walking routes; a 64-mile trek along old drove roads and ancient tracks once home to some by the country’s most fearsome cattle thieves.