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ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Village is a haven for wildlife and more

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Village is a haven for wildlife and more

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Village is a haven for wildlife and more

19 February 2024

John Davidson enjoys a gentle woodland walk with the family at Boat of Garten, where he finds plenty to do


Find out which north charities will benefit from Highland Cross cash in 2024

Find out which north charities will benefit from Highland Cross cash in 2024

Find out which north charities will benefit from Highland Cross cash in 2024

19 February 2024

Four Highland charities are set to receive new vehicles to help their community efforts thanks to a unique event that is marking its 40th anniversary.


Runners set to return to take on Loch Ness ultra challenge

Runners set to return to take on Loch Ness ultra challenge

Runners set to return to take on Loch Ness ultra challenge

15 February 2024

An ultra marathon that saw a record turnout take on the challenge of completing a loop of Loch Ness last year is set to return this spring.


Plug pulled on ' step too far, too fast' Ben Wyvis and Glen Affric National Park bid

Plug pulled on ' step too far, too fast' Ben Wyvis and Glen Affric National Park bid

Plug pulled on ' step too far, too fast' Ben Wyvis and Glen Affric National Park bid

14 February 2024

While voicing 'deep regret' over the decision the group floated a possible 'slow track' approach for future consideration over a longer timeframe.


Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

14 February 2024

A love of the outdoors is one of the most attractive qualities in a potential partner for people in the Highlands and Islands, according to research.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A VERY damp walk at the Fairy Glen Falls

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A VERY damp walk at the Fairy Glen Falls

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A VERY damp walk at the Fairy Glen Falls

12 February 2024

Rachel Smart takes a walk to the Fairy Glen Falls at Rosemarkie.


Launch of new midsummer 'monster' swim at Loch Ness

Launch of new midsummer 'monster' swim at Loch Ness

Launch of new midsummer 'monster' swim at Loch Ness

09 February 2024

A new midsummer “monster” swim is set to offer participants the rare chance to take an after hours dive into Loch Ness at Urquhart Castle.


Plea to inspire young people as part of Hostelling Scotland team

Plea to inspire young people as part of Hostelling Scotland team

Plea to inspire young people as part of Hostelling Scotland team

08 February 2024

Scotland's leading youth hostel organisation is looking for new board members who can inspire young people to experience the country at its best.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Invertromie wildlife trail offers a return to nature near Kingussie

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Invertromie wildlife trail offers a return to nature near Kingussie

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Invertromie wildlife trail offers a return to nature near Kingussie

05 February 2024

Visiting the fire-hit Lookout Hide at Insh Marshes nature reserve, John Davidson takes a winter wander along the fascinating Invertromie Trail


'Don't risk it!' – Warning as clear-up of storm damage in Highland forests continues

'Don't risk it!' – Warning as clear-up of storm damage in Highland forests continues

'Don't risk it!' – Warning as clear-up of storm damage in Highland forests continues

02 February 2024

People are being urged not to risk their own safety by entering forests where storm damage is still being assessed and cleared.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: On the slide to the setting of The Traitors finale – Evanton's Pink House

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: On the slide to the setting of The Traitors finale – Evanton's Pink House

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: On the slide to the setting of The Traitors finale – Evanton's Pink House

29 January 2024

Hector Mackenzie takes a stroll to one of Ross-shire's most intriguing landmarks which featured in the first series of the popular BBC TV show


Highland contractor RJ McLeod wins multimillion-pound award to upgrade north roads

Highland contractor RJ McLeod wins multimillion-pound award to upgrade north roads

Highland contractor RJ McLeod wins multimillion-pound award to upgrade north roads

25 January 2024

Minor roads in the west Highlands that offer vital routes for local people as well as access to remote mountains and glens are to be improved.


Could Ben Wyvis be at heart of Scotland's newest national park?

Could Ben Wyvis be at heart of Scotland's newest national park?

Could Ben Wyvis be at heart of Scotland's newest national park?

24 January 2024

Ben Wyvis is at the centre of a bid to become Scotland’s newest national park.


Your chance to have a say on Glen Affric and Loch Ness national park bid

Your chance to have a say on Glen Affric and Loch Ness national park bid

Your chance to have a say on Glen Affric and Loch Ness national park bid

23 January 2024

A series of public events starting this week will outline the case for a new national park stretching through Glen Affric to Loch Ness.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Emotions run high as Strathpuffer 24 targets more than met

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Emotions run high as Strathpuffer 24 targets more than met

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Emotions run high as Strathpuffer 24 targets more than met

22 January 2024

The ups and downs of the Strathpuffer make a real challenge – and an even bigger achievement – for Jane Chisholm


Father-of-two hoping to beat World Record by skiing in 30 countries in 28 days to land in Inverness

Father-of-two hoping to beat World Record by skiing in 30 countries in 28 days to land in Inverness

Father-of-two hoping to beat World Record by skiing in 30 countries in 28 days to land in Inverness

21 January 2024

The current mark which sits at 17 countries in 21 days.


Delay to Riverside Way cycle route in Inverness after gas pipe hit

Delay to Riverside Way cycle route in Inverness after gas pipe hit

Delay to Riverside Way cycle route in Inverness after gas pipe hit

18 January 2024

Work on the Riverside Way active travel scheme in Inverness have been hit by delays after developers came across an old gas main.


'Considerable' avalanche risk on Highland mountains, as warning level raised

'Considerable' avalanche risk on Highland mountains, as warning level raised

'Considerable' avalanche risk on Highland mountains, as warning level raised

17 January 2024

Avalanche risks on Highland peaks are now "considerable", mountain-goers have been warned in the wake of heavy snowfall.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Explore the forest trails where Strathpuffer bikers have a blast

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Explore the forest trails where Strathpuffer bikers have a blast

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Explore the forest trails where Strathpuffer bikers have a blast

15 January 2024

John Davidson enjoys some rare winter sunshine on a family walk in a popular Highland forest


PICTURES: Over 800 cyclists power their way through 24 hours at Strathpuffer

PICTURES: Over 800 cyclists power their way through 24 hours at Strathpuffer

PICTURES: Over 800 cyclists power their way through 24 hours at Strathpuffer

14 January 2024

Contin Forest hosted one of the toughest mountain bike events in the world.


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