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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.


How to have fun – and stay safe – in the Highland mountains this winter

How to have fun – and stay safe – in the Highland mountains this winter

How to have fun – and stay safe – in the Highland mountains this winter

13 January 2024

Ben Gibson, mountain safety adviser at Mountaineering Scotland, encourages people who are planning to head to the hills this winter to think ahead


Stay clear of storm-damaged forests in Highlands, people warned

Stay clear of storm-damaged forests in Highlands, people warned

Stay clear of storm-damaged forests in Highlands, people warned

12 January 2024

Walkers are being warned to avoid some forestry sites in the Highlands after paths and bridges are thought to have been damaged in recent storms.


Cameron McNeish to share his passion for outdoors at Inverness school

Cameron McNeish to share his passion for outdoors at Inverness school

Cameron McNeish to share his passion for outdoors at Inverness school

12 January 2024

Author and TV presenter Cameron McNeish is hosting a talk about the great outdoors at an Inverness school next week.


Bid for Affric and Loch Ness National Park launched

Bid for Affric and Loch Ness National Park launched

Bid for Affric and Loch Ness National Park launched

12 January 2024

Bid organisers saying the area’s globally important natural and cultural heritage deserves protection and celebration.


Over 800 cyclists set to huff and puff in Contin for 2024 Strathpuffer

Over 800 cyclists set to huff and puff in Contin for 2024 Strathpuffer

Over 800 cyclists set to huff and puff in Contin for 2024 Strathpuffer

12 January 2024

It is one of the toughest mountain bike endurance events in the world.


Paddling Film Festival's world tour set for Nairn date

Paddling Film Festival's world tour set for Nairn date

Paddling Film Festival's world tour set for Nairn date

09 January 2024

A water-sport film festival will be coming to Nairn for the first time this year – with the event set to help support two local charities.


The outdoors is best way to de-stress, National Trust for Scotland survey shows

The outdoors is best way to de-stress, National Trust for Scotland survey shows

The outdoors is best way to de-stress, National Trust for Scotland survey shows

06 January 2024

Coastal walks are the most popular way to spend time outdoors in the Highlands, according to new research from the National Trust for Scotland.


Highland rock climbing instructor taking on winter Munro challenge

Highland rock climbing instructor taking on winter Munro challenge

Highland rock climbing instructor taking on winter Munro challenge

05 January 2024

A determined rock climbing instructor is on her way to bagging all 282 of Scotland's Munros after embarking on the challenge just before Christmas.


Progress update to be given on Riverside Way cycle route in Inverness

Progress update to be given on Riverside Way cycle route in Inverness

Progress update to be given on Riverside Way cycle route in Inverness

04 January 2024

An update on the Riverside Way cycle route in Inverness is to be shared at a public drop-in event later this month.


Highland mountain rescue teams praised for 'dedication and professionalism' after busy spell

Highland mountain rescue teams praised for 'dedication and professionalism' after busy spell

Highland mountain rescue teams praised for 'dedication and professionalism' after busy spell

03 January 2024

Mountain rescue teams across the Highlands have been spending time in challenging conditions to help people off the mountains this winter.


Active Outdoors events list for 2024

Active Outdoors events list for 2024

Active Outdoors events list for 2024

01 January 2024

See what's on in 2024 with the Active Outdoors events list covering much of the Highlands and Islands, Moray and Aberdeenshire.


Nature worries in Highlands are tip of the iceberg – but unlike the Titanic, we can avoid it

Nature worries in Highlands are tip of the iceberg – but unlike the Titanic, we can avoid it

Nature worries in Highlands are tip of the iceberg – but unlike the Titanic, we can avoid it

31 December 2023

Making Space for Nature by Imogen Furlong


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