Category Archives: Places to Visit

WELL OF ST RONAN: WELL WORTH A VISIT!

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Inspiration If you are looking for inspiration to go walking in the Scottish Borders, a visit to the healthy spring of St Ronan’s is well worth a visit. The healing waters of St Ronan are thought to have to have

DISABILITY AWARENESS: A REVIEW OF NUFFIELD SPORTS FACILITY IN EDINBURGH

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Health and Fitness I thought I would review a sports facility I use in Edinburgh  to look at Disability Awareness. For many years people have thought about Disability Awareness as fitting ramps and accessible toilets. However, Disability Awareness is much

A SHORT WINTER WALK IN THE PENTLAND HILLS

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The Pentland Hills lie just past the city boundary on the south side of Edinburgh and are a popular place for people of the city to walk, get fresh air, and enjoy some time out of town at the weekends.

VISIT TO ABERLADY BAY, A HAVEN FOR BIRDS AND A COASTAL GEM

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Nestled on the East Lothian coast, Aberlady Bay is a wonderful nature reserve with a staggering amount of bird life on it, and somewhere that plays host every year to tens of thousands of geese every Autumn. Aberlady Nature Reserve

CALLANISH, A MUST FOR EVERYONE WHO VISITS LEWIS

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Cycling over Harris from Tarbert to Callanish was just wonderful, the weather was fine, the road was quiet and with a cross-tail wind most of the way cycling was not too difficult.  Although the mountains of Harris were truly spectacular

Camping in The Ettrick Valley

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I have just come back from a wonderful weekends camping in Tushielaw which is nestled in the Ettrick Valley. Within an easy 2 hour drive of Edinburgh, Tushielaw is in a really beautiful spot surrounded by the rolling hills of

Camping in Sutherland

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I have just returned after a few days camping in Sutherland on the north coast of Scotland and I am just feeling on top of the world. We were so far north, and it was so wild and remote that