Active Outdoors


Back roads on the Black Isle

Published: Sat 26 Aug 2017

Black Isle cycle

ONE of my favourite occupations is looking at OS maps to find new cycling routes. Some people might, with a degree of justification, call it nerdy. But I don't care, because once the groundwork is done I can put my map reading into practice and enjoy the ride.

Steeped in Houstry

Published: Sat 06 May 2017

Achavanich standing stones.

NEIL Gunn's river was my starting point for an enjoyable morning among the brochs and standing stones of south-east Caithness.

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