Rise in visitors to Scotland’s great outdoors

7 Mar , 2014  

Scotland is at it again! Last month we reported on how the Scottish islands have topped a TripAdvisor league of the best isles to visit in the world. Now a new report reveals that visits to Scotland’s outdoors attractions rose by eight per cent between 2012 and 2013. The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) […]

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News, Walking

New Scottish walking trail to celebrate John Muir

11 Apr , 2013  

It’s the Year of Natural Scotland 2013 and this month the first ever John Muir Day will be celebrated in Scotland. On April 21, a host of events will take place across the country remembering the life and pioneering conservation work of Scots-born John Muir. Even more exciting news for walkers is plans to create […]


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Where to spot Scotland’s Big 5 wild animals

28 Mar , 2013  

The Scottish Natural Heritage have launched a wildlife campaign called the Big 5. They are aiming to encourage as many people as possible to go outdoors and spot their chosen Big 5 wild animals, the red deer, otter, red squirrel, golden eagle and common seal. The initiative is also being back by VisitScotland and is […]



Going for a walk just got easier

24 Oct , 2012  

A new walking project aimed at getting more people in Scotland to go for a stroll has been launched by the Ramblers. The innovative initiative is called Medal Routes, and sees three graded routes of between 15 and 60 minutes being highlighted in communities across the country. The Medal Routes project is based on the […]