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Like a duck to water on walk around Forres

11 February 2022
Like a duck to water on walk around Forres

Like a duck to water on walk around Forres

11 February 2022

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A stroll through the woods taking in the peaceful Sanquhar Loch and Nelson's Tower on top of Cluny Hill


Loch Ness 360 Challenge hoping to bring boost to local communities and businesses

02 February 2022
Loch Ness 360 Challenge hoping to bring boost to local communities and businesses

Loch Ness 360 Challenge hoping to bring boost to local communities and businesses

02 February 2022

A three-day event set to take place this spring after two years of cancellations is hoping to offer an economic boost to businesses in the area.


Storm Corrie set to bring further disruption as Met Office issues amber warning across Highlands

29 January 2022
Storm Corrie set to bring further disruption as Met Office issues amber warning across Highlands

Storm Corrie set to bring further disruption as Met Office issues amber warning across Highlands

29 January 2022

The Met Office has issued an amber warning as Storm Corrie threatens to bring further disruption on Sunday evening into Monday morning.


Free online tool gives insight into avalanche risks

24 January 2022
Free online tool gives insight into avalanche risks

Free online tool gives insight into avalanche risks

24 January 2022

Winter climbers, skiers and hill walkers have a new tool at their disposal to help get to grips with the dangers of avalanches in the mountains.


New boots pay dividends on winter outing

24 January 2022
New boots pay dividends on winter outing

New boots pay dividends on winter outing

24 January 2022

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson joins Peter Evans on a winter outing in the Cairngorms as they head to Creag an Leth-choin – the Lurcher's Crag


Trio of monuments is target of run up Fyrish

21 January 2022
Trio of monuments is target of run up Fyrish

Trio of monuments is target of run up Fyrish

21 January 2022

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson explores the hills behind Evanton and Alness in a search for the three monuments of Fyrish


Wild and free on fun woodland trails

14 January 2022
Wild and free on fun woodland trails

Wild and free on fun woodland trails

14 January 2022

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson heads to Rosehall Forest in Sutherland to enjoy a picnic and games in the woods on a walk with his children


River City actor says long-distance walks 'deepened friendships'

13 January 2022
River City actor says long-distance walks 'deepened friendships'

River City actor says long-distance walks 'deepened friendships'

13 January 2022

River City star Iain Robertson has been striding out on some of Scotland's long-distance footpaths, including the Speyside Way.


LISTEN: Chatting to Iain Robertson about rambling and a walk in the woods at Rosehall Forest

10 January 2022
LISTEN: Chatting to Iain Robertson about rambling and a walk in the woods at Rosehall Forest

LISTEN: Chatting to Iain Robertson about rambling and a walk in the woods at Rosehall Forest

10 January 2022

A new episode of the Active Outdoors podcast is now available, featuring River City star Iain Robertson on his new series of Iain Robertson Rambles.


Sliding and climbing up Stac Gorm to reach trig point above Loch Ruthven

07 January 2022
Sliding and climbing up Stac Gorm to reach trig point above Loch Ruthven

Sliding and climbing up Stac Gorm to reach trig point above Loch Ruthven

07 January 2022

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson heads for a trig point on a rocky hill above a nature reserve


Finding space for adventure despite uncertainty

31 December 2021
Finding space for adventure despite uncertainty

Finding space for adventure despite uncertainty

31 December 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson looks back at another year of adventure in the great outdoors during 2021


Seeking inspiration on low-level walk in Torridon

24 December 2021
Seeking inspiration on low-level walk in Torridon

Seeking inspiration on low-level walk in Torridon

24 December 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson looks at the highs and lows of this special part of the Highlands on a short family stroll


'Wetting' the appetite on winter run

17 December 2021
'Wetting' the appetite on winter run

'Wetting' the appetite on winter run

17 December 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Wet feet can't dampen spirits for this old favourite route as John Davidson explores a circuit from Carrbridge


LISTEN: Running the Speyside Way extension in the latest episode of the Active Outdoors podcast

14 December 2021
LISTEN: Running the Speyside Way extension in the latest episode of the Active Outdoors podcast

LISTEN: Running the Speyside Way extension in the latest episode of the Active Outdoors podcast

14 December 2021

Active Outdoors headed to the Cairngorms to check out the new extension of the Speyside Way between Aviemore and Newtonmore...


It's a long Spey to reach route's new ending

10 December 2021
It's a long Spey to reach route's new ending

It's a long Spey to reach route's new ending

10 December 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson explores the extension to the Speyside Way between Aviemore and Newtonmore, which is due to be launched in the spring


Peaceful forests at Nethy Bridge were once a centre of industry

03 December 2021
Peaceful forests at Nethy Bridge were once a centre of industry

Peaceful forests at Nethy Bridge were once a centre of industry

03 December 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson enjoys a family walk from the forest village in a visit to the Cairngorms national park


Shed Seven prove they are still game for a show

25 November 2021
Shed Seven prove they are still game for a show

Shed Seven prove they are still game for a show

25 November 2021

REVIEW: Shed Seven at the Ironworks


Returning to nature in the wilds of Glen Affric

19 November 2021
Returning to nature in the wilds of Glen Affric

Returning to nature in the wilds of Glen Affric

19 November 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson makes time for an autumn visit to a place often described as the most beautiful glen in Scotland


Children call for more bike space at Inverness Kidical Mass protest ride during COP26

12 November 2021
Children call for more bike space at Inverness Kidical Mass protest ride during COP26

Children call for more bike space at Inverness Kidical Mass protest ride during COP26

12 November 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson and his children join families and others calling for better active travel infrastructure in the Highland capital


Ten-year-old trail finds route to success on Loch Ness

05 November 2021
Ten-year-old trail finds route to success on Loch Ness

Ten-year-old trail finds route to success on Loch Ness

05 November 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson picks out some favourite routes incorporating the 10-year-old South Loch Ness Trail


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