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WATCH: New Nairn charity makes waves to support key workers' mental health through paddling

WATCH: New Nairn charity makes waves to support key workers' mental health through paddling

WATCH: New Nairn charity makes waves to support key workers' mental health through paddling

20 November 2023

A new Nairn-based charity is on a mission to support people on the frontlines through watersports.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Looking into the abyss at Evanton's Black Rock Gorge and community wood

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Looking into the abyss at Evanton's Black Rock Gorge and community wood

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Looking into the abyss at Evanton's Black Rock Gorge and community wood

20 November 2023

John Davidson visits the community woodland in Evanton and takes a walk to visit the dramatic Black Rock Gorge


Leading female climber Fay Manners to give talk on award nominated film in Aviemore

Leading female climber Fay Manners to give talk on award nominated film in Aviemore

Leading female climber Fay Manners to give talk on award nominated film in Aviemore

20 November 2023

Sadly her climbing partner later lost her life in avalanche in Swiss Alps


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A bridge too far on Tomatin village walk

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A bridge too far on Tomatin village walk

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: A bridge too far on Tomatin village walk

13 November 2023

John Davidson enjoys a peaceful autumn stroll on a loop of the village that sees some fascinating architecture as well as the wild River Findhorn


PICTURES: Youngsters shine at Kidical Mass as bright cyclists pedal on Inverness

PICTURES: Youngsters shine at Kidical Mass as bright cyclists pedal on Inverness

PICTURES: Youngsters shine at Kidical Mass as bright cyclists pedal on Inverness

07 November 2023

A unique tandem and the youngest ever participant were among the highlights of November’s Kidical Mass ride through the streets of Inverness.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bridging ancient rights of way through Tilt and Feshie glens

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bridging ancient rights of way through Tilt and Feshie glens

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Bridging ancient rights of way through Tilt and Feshie glens

06 November 2023

John Davidson heads back in time to re-live a challenging mountain bike route through the Cairngorms


Kidical Mass cyclists in Inverness urged to glow for it this weekend!

Kidical Mass cyclists in Inverness urged to glow for it this weekend!

Kidical Mass cyclists in Inverness urged to glow for it this weekend!

03 November 2023

Young cyclists are being urged to glow with the flow at this weekend’s Kidical Mass event in Inverness.


Public invited to drop-in meeting on Riverside Way active travel route

Public invited to drop-in meeting on Riverside Way active travel route

Public invited to drop-in meeting on Riverside Way active travel route

01 November 2023

Members of the public are being invited to a drop-in event to learn more on ongoing works for a new active travel route in Inverness.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: North orienteers put skills to test at Tulliallan junior contest

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: North orienteers put skills to test at Tulliallan junior contest

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: North orienteers put skills to test at Tulliallan junior contest

30 October 2023

Junior orienteers gathered in Clackmannanshire for the annual inter areas competition, with the North team up against others from the East and West.


Bright idea to be prepared for changing conditions in Highland mountains

Bright idea to be prepared for changing conditions in Highland mountains

Bright idea to be prepared for changing conditions in Highland mountains

27 October 2023

It is not only headtorches that hill walkers are being urged to add to their packs as the clocks go back this weekend.


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

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.


Riverside Way construction to commence next week amid serious concerns

Riverside Way construction to commence next week amid serious concerns

Riverside Way construction to commence next week amid serious concerns

25 October 2023

The work will will take five months to complete ans see footpaths widened, segregated cycle contraflow lane, and changes to junction layouts.


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

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

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

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

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.


TV presenters Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin set to meet Highland fans this weekend ahead of new show

TV presenters Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin set to meet Highland fans this weekend ahead of new show

TV presenters Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin set to meet Highland fans this weekend ahead of new show

18 October 2023

Two popular television presenters will be live from a world-first rewilding centre near Loch Ness presenting a week of autumn wildlife programmes


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: West coast bothy night is one to remember

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


Great Glen Way's high level route to close for months for felling

Great Glen Way's high level route to close for months for felling

Great Glen Way's high level route to close for months for felling

16 October 2023

Forestry and Land Scotland has warned that the closure will last from October 23 right through until next summer. The low level route will stay open.


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

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


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