Category: Places

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Kincardine and Mearns

The historic county, also known as Kincardineshire, is centred on the lovely harbour town of Stonehaven and runs south to the North Esk at whose mouth you’ll find the Sands and nature reserve of...

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Garioch and Formartine

This is the second in a series of post about Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire. Centred roughly on Inverurie and extending to Old Meldrum, home of the Glen Garioch Distrillery, further east to the major attractions of Haddo...

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Aberdeen

This is the first of a series looking at Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire. I can’t get all of Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire into one post as apart from the ‘stars’ of Dunnotar Castle and Royal Deeside, there is so much...

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Pitlochry & Area

Pitlochry & Tayside has to be one of my favourite areas in Scotland.  Many visitors fly past on the A9 or (to the west of Loch Tay) the A82, not knowing the what stunning...

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NC500 Camping

NC500, the coastal route round Ross-shire, Caithness and Sutherland is very popular with campers, enjoying the flexibility of bringing their own accommodation.   However it’s apparent that many on the route don’t know all...

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Glasgow

Work in progress but it’s time to get this up as it is and do all the editing later 🙂 Hopefully maybe even this weekend… blame two different house renovations! And now a new...

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A trot round Trotterish

This tour is described from Portree,  by car going anti-clockwise but of course there are also delights to be found clockwise. There is too much for one day so you are going to have...

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Glasgow – a wander westwards

Glasgow has a rich artistic heritage. This route takes in some of it’s most inspirational architecture and fine art as well as some interesting bits of history. Apart from a short sharp climb near...

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A circuit of treasures

Balmacara – Sheil Bridge – Glen Elg – Brochs – Glen Elg Ferry –Kylerhea Otter Haven – Skye Bridge Sometimes, the lack of roads in the Highland means you have to follow the same...