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Trails clean-up and safer streets push for Earth Day in Inverness

Trails clean-up and safer streets push for Earth Day in Inverness

Trails clean-up and safer streets push for Earth Day in Inverness

17 April 2024

Volunteers and campaigners are hoping for a clean sweep for Earth Day as they look to improve the environment in and around Inverness.


OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Loch Tuim Ghlais is not as remote as it once was – but still a place lost in time

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Loch Tuim Ghlais is not as remote as it once was – but still a place lost in time

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Loch Tuim Ghlais is not as remote as it once was – but still a place lost in time

16 April 2024

Exploring the remote lochs and lochans of Caithness is not the same challenge that it once was, but there are few who have visited them all


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: New high-level route at Abriachan forest opens up options along Great Glen Way

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: New high-level route at Abriachan forest opens up options along Great Glen Way

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: New high-level route at Abriachan forest opens up options along Great Glen Way

15 April 2024

John Davidson completes a loop of the Great Glen Way, taking in the newly signed high-level route over Carn na Leitire


Help show how the Highlands is stepping into spring

Help show how the Highlands is stepping into spring

Help show how the Highlands is stepping into spring

14 April 2024

Nature lovers across the Highlands are being urged to look out for signs of spring for an interactive citizen science project.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Heading upriver on Wick walk full of wildlife

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Heading upriver on Wick walk full of wildlife

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Heading upriver on Wick walk full of wildlife

08 April 2024

John Davidson enjoys a morning stroll up the riverside path from Wick, where he finds peaceful paths and a wildlife spotting platform


Take your time cycling the North Coast 500

Take your time cycling the North Coast 500

Take your time cycling the North Coast 500

06 April 2024

John Davidson has cycled the roads in the north Highlands for many years, and here looks at a new cyclist’s guide to the popular NC500 tourist route


Historic climbs around Loch Ness can inspire new generation to look after nature

Historic climbs around Loch Ness can inspire new generation to look after nature

Historic climbs around Loch Ness can inspire new generation to look after nature

06 April 2024

It started with the seed of an idea during lockdown, and now could grow into half a million trees.


WATCH: Inverness Crufts winner is barking mad for the Drumossie Hotel’s canine cuisine

WATCH: Inverness Crufts winner is barking mad for the Drumossie Hotel’s canine cuisine

WATCH: Inverness Crufts winner is barking mad for the Drumossie Hotel’s canine cuisine

05 April 2024

This year’s Crufts winning Labrador tried out the canine menu at the Drumossie Hotel.


WATCH: Nairn set to celebrate watersports with Paddling Film Festival this weekend

WATCH: Nairn set to celebrate watersports with Paddling Film Festival this weekend

WATCH: Nairn set to celebrate watersports with Paddling Film Festival this weekend

03 April 2024

Paddling sports enthusiasts and newbies will gather for the only Scottish date of a film festival’s world tour this weekend.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Sombre sights on woodland walk close to Culloden battlefield

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Sombre sights on woodland walk close to Culloden battlefield

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Sombre sights on woodland walk close to Culloden battlefield

01 April 2024

John Davidson goes to Culloden, almost 278 years after the nearby battle took place, and visits the Prisoners’ Stone as well as an old clootie well


Thurso-based Pentland Canoe Club celebrates 40 years of adventures on the water

Thurso-based Pentland Canoe Club celebrates 40 years of adventures on the water

Thurso-based Pentland Canoe Club celebrates 40 years of adventures on the water

31 March 2024

From kayaking to a Caithness castle for afternoon tea to skills development, Pentland Canoe Club’s Emily Kearl celebrates the group’s 40th anniversary


Runners urged to ‘push your limits’ at Loch Ness 24 event

Runners urged to ‘push your limits’ at Loch Ness 24 event

Runners urged to ‘push your limits’ at Loch Ness 24 event

31 March 2024

Runners are being encouraged to support each other at an endurance event returning to the shores of Loch Ness this summer.


Glen Affric car park and paths upgraded - along with new toilet facilities

Glen Affric car park and paths upgraded - along with new toilet facilities

Glen Affric car park and paths upgraded - along with new toilet facilities

29 March 2024

Work to improve a popular walk and amenities at a beauty spot car park in Glen Affric will make for a better visitor experience, say forestry managers


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Riding the roads to the past in moors above Inverness

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Riding the roads to the past in moors above Inverness

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Riding the roads to the past in moors above Inverness

25 March 2024

John Davidson enjoys an early spring cycle ride from the Highland capital - and he’s not the only one taking advantage of the fine weather window


Walkers urged to help fix mountain paths in Cairngorms and Wester Ross

Walkers urged to help fix mountain paths in Cairngorms and Wester Ross

Walkers urged to help fix mountain paths in Cairngorms and Wester Ross

25 March 2024

Volunteers are being sought to help maintain and improve mountain footpaths across a wide area of the Highlands.


Beauly woman set for epic challenge to climb all Grahams after battling with cancer

Beauly woman set for epic challenge to climb all Grahams after battling with cancer

Beauly woman set for epic challenge to climb all Grahams after battling with cancer

23 March 2024

A hillwalker from Beauly is about to embark a new journey to climb all of the Grahams in Scotland – after three cancer diagnosis in the past 12 years.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bagging the Munros is no mean feat – however long it takes

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bagging the Munros is no mean feat – however long it takes

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bagging the Munros is no mean feat – however long it takes

18 March 2024

As Anna Wells recovers from her three-month winter round of the 282 Scottish mountains above 3000ft, John Davidson says lists can be an inspiration


Free chance to learn more about the outdoors at inclusive Inverness weekend

Free chance to learn more about the outdoors at inclusive Inverness weekend

Free chance to learn more about the outdoors at inclusive Inverness weekend

16 March 2024

Young people in the Inverness area are being given an opportunity to learn new outdoor skills while having fun exploring the local area.


WATCH: Inverness climber is 'proud' after being the first woman to conquer all 282 Munros in winter

WATCH: Inverness climber is 'proud' after being the first woman to conquer all 282 Munros in winter

WATCH: Inverness climber is 'proud' after being the first woman to conquer all 282 Munros in winter

14 March 2024

Anna Wells, who is now the first woman to have scaled all the Munros in a winter season, faced 87mph winds climbing her final mountain.


Inverness public event on Riverside Way project to take place

Inverness public event on Riverside Way project to take place

Inverness public event on Riverside Way project to take place

12 March 2024

A meeting is due to take place to update the public on the progress being made with the Riverside Way works in Inverness.


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