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10 feel-good forest walks in England

Forestry England and TV presenter Kate Humble, who is also ambassador for the UK walking […]

10 of my favourite half-day walks close to Glasgow

I am frequently asked to recommend walks close to Glasgow. Many people are also keen […]

10 of the best train journeys in Europe

There is something very exciting about taking a train journey through a country or a […]

10 of the best beginner ski slopes in Scotland

Scotland is fortunate to boast a wide range of great first day beginner slopes at […]

10 beginner tips for walking the West Highland Way

A friend, Hilary, recently walked the West Highland Way with her 11-year-old daughter Holly. The […]

10 top spots for forest bathing this autumn

Known in Japan as shinrin-yoku, forest bathing means to “take in the forest atmosphere”. It was […]

10 x mad?: Why Alex and Jamie climbed Dumgoyne 10 times in one day

Climbing Dumgoyne once in one day is enough for most people. Yet keen running friends […]

10 top tips for your first micro adventure

A microadventure is described as an “overnight outdoor adventure that is small and achievable, for […]

Top European ski runs and why they are the best

An indoor real snow centre near Manchester,Chill Factore  offers a range of ski lessons and […]

12 of the best photos on the North East 250

There are many highlights of the North East 250 route so it has not been […]

10 of the best wild places in Scotland

Scotland is acclaimed for its many wild places amid a diverse and stunning landscape. Now a […]

10 of my ‘happy’ places to visit in Scotland

After reading a recent survey that lists Scottish holidaymaker’s happy places I had a think […]