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Far north listed among Lonely Planet's worldwide destinations for 2024

25 October 2023
Far north listed among Lonely Planet's worldwide destinations for 2024

Far north listed among Lonely Planet's worldwide destinations for 2024

25 October 2023

Tourists around the globe are being told that next year is the perfect time to visit the far north after the area was chosen by a top travel guide.


New national park in Highlands needs a 'huge community effort'

25 October 2023
New national park in Highlands needs a 'huge community effort'

New national park in Highlands needs a 'huge community effort'

25 October 2023

The Highlands has an opportunity to become “Scotland’s true gateway to nature” as an appeal has gone out to nominate Scotland's next national park.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Embracing autumn on run on the Great Glen Way

23 October 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Embracing autumn on run on the Great Glen Way

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Embracing autumn on run on the Great Glen Way

23 October 2023

John Davidson heads out from Inverness to experience the joy of autumn on the off-road trails close to the city


Chris Packham calls for urgent action to help nature at Dundreggan talk

22 October 2023
Chris Packham calls for urgent action to help nature at Dundreggan talk

Chris Packham calls for urgent action to help nature at Dundreggan talk

22 October 2023

TV presenters Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin spoke to a capacity audience at the world-first rewilding centre on Saturday. John Davidson reports


Be inspired to walk Scotland’s long-distance trails

22 October 2023
Be inspired to walk Scotland’s long-distance trails

Be inspired to walk Scotland’s long-distance trails

22 October 2023

John Davidson reviews Great Scottish Walks, a new book by Helen and Paul Webster of Walkhighlands.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: West coast bothy night is one to remember

16 October 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: West coast bothy night is one to remember

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: West coast bothy night is one to remember

16 October 2023

John Davidson takes his children on a bothy adventure as they sleep in the former youth hostel at Craig, near Torridon


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Beneath the cliffs of Caithness – a sea kayak trip from Latheronwheel to Dunbeath

09 October 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Beneath the cliffs of Caithness – a sea kayak trip from Latheronwheel to Dunbeath

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Beneath the cliffs of Caithness – a sea kayak trip from Latheronwheel to Dunbeath

09 October 2023

John Davidson joins Ben MacGregor for a short paddle down the east coast of Caithness as the pair enjoy ideal conditions for exploring the shore


Inverness woman shows way with award for her new Loch Ness map

30 September 2023
Inverness woman shows way with award for her new Loch Ness map

Inverness woman shows way with award for her new Loch Ness map

30 September 2023

An Inverness map-maker has received backing from the industry that she is heading in the right direction with her latest publication.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Ousdale Broch path is like stepping back in time

25 September 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Ousdale Broch path is like stepping back in time

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Ousdale Broch path is like stepping back in time

25 September 2023

John Davidson explores the short walk to Caithness’s best-preserved Iron Age broch just north of the Ord


Highland reporter becomes an award-winner – at just 17

25 September 2023
Highland reporter becomes an award-winner – at just 17

Highland reporter becomes an award-winner – at just 17

25 September 2023

A young Highland journalist has won a national award for highlighting the plight of displaced care home residents in her home town of Ullapool.


Merkinch charity has it all wrapped up thanks to deal with Gael Force store

24 September 2023
Merkinch charity has it all wrapped up thanks to deal with Gael Force store

Merkinch charity has it all wrapped up thanks to deal with Gael Force store

24 September 2023

Two Merkinch enterprises have joined forces to come up with a solution for a charity’s online shop that is boxing clever.


Bike jumble sale and clothing swap in Inverness

21 September 2023
Bike jumble sale and clothing swap in Inverness

Bike jumble sale and clothing swap in Inverness

21 September 2023

A bike jumble sale and clothing swap will take place in Inverness over the next few weekends.


Check for deer stalking advice and help reduce overgrazing in Highlands

21 September 2023
Check for deer stalking advice and help reduce overgrazing in Highlands

Check for deer stalking advice and help reduce overgrazing in Highlands

21 September 2023

Hill walkers and others who access the mountains across the Highlands are being asked to check for deer stalking activity during a key period.


Find out why this Inverness runner is taking on Loch Ness Marathon 10 times in 10 days!

20 September 2023
Find out why this Inverness runner is taking on Loch Ness Marathon 10 times in 10 days!

Find out why this Inverness runner is taking on Loch Ness Marathon 10 times in 10 days!

20 September 2023

For most people, the thought of running one marathon is daunting enough – but an Inverness man is now aiming to complete 10 in a row.


Schools across Highlands to be closed for THREE days next week for strike action

20 September 2023
Schools across Highlands to be closed for THREE days next week for strike action

Schools across Highlands to be closed for THREE days next week for strike action

20 September 2023

Parents have been told that schools will be closed to pupils for three days next week as non-teaching staff take strike action over pay.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Going green on Kelpies mountain bike trails

18 September 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Going green on Kelpies mountain bike trails

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Going green on Kelpies mountain bike trails

18 September 2023

Abriachan is home to the Kelpies Trails. John Davidson took his family to get a taste of free-flowing off-road riding in the hills above Loch Ness


Inverness Harriers runner claims victory in Caithness Half Marathon

12 September 2023
Inverness Harriers runner claims victory in Caithness Half Marathon

Inverness Harriers runner claims victory in Caithness Half Marathon

12 September 2023

A good turnout of 60 runners took on the Caithness Half Marathon on Sunday in cool and drizzly conditions – a stark contrast to the recent hot spell.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Heat is on for walk in hills above Loch Ness

11 September 2023
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Heat is on for walk in hills above Loch Ness

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Heat is on for walk in hills above Loch Ness

11 September 2023

John Davidson goes from one extreme to another on a walk up An Leacainn, in the Great Glen near Inverness


'Momentous' decision as Inverness land earmarked for housing to become 'green hub'

11 September 2023
'Momentous' decision as Inverness land earmarked for housing to become 'green hub'

'Momentous' decision as Inverness land earmarked for housing to become 'green hub'

11 September 2023

A landmark decision which will allow a green hub to be created in a fast-growing part of Inverness has been hailed as a "momentous milestone".


PICTURES: Kidical Mass celebrates second anniversary in Inverness

05 September 2023
PICTURES: Kidical Mass celebrates second anniversary in Inverness

PICTURES: Kidical Mass celebrates second anniversary in Inverness

05 September 2023

Families enjoyed sunshine and some well-known faces as they returned for the first Kidical Mass campaigning ride since the summer holidays.


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