FionaOutdoors Blog

My sea kayak adventure in Scotland 0

My sea kayak adventure in Scotland

Sea kayaking is a truly amazing adventure and has become one of the fastest growing outdoor activities in Scotland. Find out about my first sea kayak trip with the National Kayak School in Oban...

Campervanning is definitely the new cool 1

Campervanning is definitely the new cool

Little Miss Outdoors and Nephlet Outdoors on a campervan adventure It’s not only the travel and tourism stats that reveal a new trend for campervanning holidays in Scotland – Little Miss Outdoors also thinks...

Dumgoyne conquered non-stop at last! 0

Dumgoyne conquered non-stop at last!

So a couple of months ago I blogged about being very proud to have run the notoriously steep Dumgoyne hilll (1400ft, 427m), near Strathblane, with only a five stops to catch my breath and...

Ali and Sue’s Big Bike Ride for charity 0

Ali and Sue’s Big Bike Ride for charity

Two “we must be crazy” sisters are taking on their biggest cycling challenge yet. Sue and Ali, from Edinburgh, plan to ride 1000 miles from Land’s End to John O’ Groats (I hope the...

Midnight Walk in Glasgow for charity 0

Midnight Walk in Glasgow for charity

It’ll be pretty. It’ll be great for your health. And it’ll help raise much needed funds for a very worthwhile charity. The Midnight Walk on Saturday May 15th takes place in Glasgow in aid...

Are you a French speaking walks guide? 0

Are you a French speaking walks guide?

Glentrek, a guided walking and holiday company based in the Angus Glens, Scotland, is looking to hire the services of a French speaking walks guide. Glentrek has been in talks with a French walking...

Sun and fab views on three Glenfinnan Munros 1

Sun and fab views on three Glenfinnan Munros

The G-Force had been “saving” the Munros at Glenfinnan for a spring or summer’s day. He wanted to be able to savour the gorgeous surrounding scenery in nicer weather. As luck would have it...

Hi-tec walking boots for kids and women 0

Hi-tec walking boots for kids and women

Eleven-year-old daughters are notoriously difficult to please. Little Miss Outdoors is no different and she knows what she likes, especially when it comes to clothing. “Funky, black, pink and purple are good,” says Little Miss....

Loving the fitness buzz at Arthur’s Seat 0

Loving the fitness buzz at Arthur’s Seat

With half an hour to spare after an Edinburgh meeting and before sunset I headed to Arthur’s Seat for a quick jog. I have run up and around Arthur’s Seat a few times over...