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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.


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.


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


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


WATCH: Mental Health gig in Elgin Town Hall raises money for Mikeysline

WATCH: Mental Health gig in Elgin Town Hall raises money for Mikeysline

WATCH: Mental Health gig in Elgin Town Hall raises money for Mikeysline

29 January 2024

Great night of music for mental health charity.


2023 Highland Book Prize winner hopefuls revealed as longlist announced

2023 Highland Book Prize winner hopefuls revealed as longlist announced

2023 Highland Book Prize winner hopefuls revealed as longlist announced

25 January 2024

The Highland Book Prize has announced its 2023 longlist, which features a dozen fiction and non-fiction titles.


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


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


Macdonald Aviemore Resort's wedding fair showcases inspiration for soon-to-be married couples

Macdonald Aviemore Resort's wedding fair showcases inspiration for soon-to-be married couples

Macdonald Aviemore Resort's wedding fair showcases inspiration for soon-to-be married couples

14 January 2024

The event included a catwalk show as well as bridal wear and dresses for mother of the bride or groom too.


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


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.


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.


Your life in stars: What does 2024 have in store for you?

Your life in stars: What does 2024 have in store for you?

Your life in stars: What does 2024 have in store for you?

31 December 2023

The horoscopes for year ahead, by Patrick Arundell


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


WATCH: Inverness set for Hogmanay hoolie

WATCH: Inverness set for Hogmanay hoolie

WATCH: Inverness set for Hogmanay hoolie

28 December 2023

Final plans for Inverness Hogmanay party billed as the biggest ceilidh on the planet!


PICTURES: A year of adventures with Active Outdoors in 2023

PICTURES: A year of adventures with Active Outdoors in 2023

PICTURES: A year of adventures with Active Outdoors in 2023

25 December 2023

John Davidson takes a look back at some memorable trips, from family outings to big days in the mountains


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Magic of the map is more of a pull than reindeer!

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Magic of the map is more of a pull than reindeer!

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Magic of the map is more of a pull than reindeer!

18 December 2023

A Christmas visit to the reindeer is bypassed for a walk through the forest, as John Davidson lets his son take over the navigating


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