Walks

Scotland's landscapes also tell their own story - mountains like Ben Nevis make it a hiker's paradise, while lochs like Loch Lomond offer scenic views for tourists with cameras in tow. If you're looking for something more modern, there's plenty of history to be seen at Edinburgh Castle or ruins like Dunnottar Castle. Whatever your taste in adventure may be, you'll find it in one of the walking articles tagged here!

A New Year walk up Castle Hill in Cullen, East Moray

Join my wife and I as we take a short walk up to Castle Hill in the lovely town of Cullen in north east Scotland.

Ancient Forest Twi-Lights 2023: Magical Night Walk at Landmark

Explore the enchanting Ancient Forest Twi-Lights at Landmark Adventure Park, Aviemore.

Exploring Cullen: Caves, Coastal Walks & More

Walking from Cullen to Portknockie while visiting some fantastic coastal caves and sea arches.

Ness Islands, a brilliant walk near Bught Park in Inverness

Ness Islands Walk is a fantastic short walk across two islands in the middle of the River Ness in Inverness.

A walk around the circular trail at Loch na Bo.

Exploring the circular trail around Loch na Bo near Lhanbryde, Moray, with my wife and daughters.

Fairy Glen Falls Rosemarkie on The Black Isle.

A detour from the NC500 to the beautiful Fairy Glen Falls walk near Rosemarkie, The Black Isle in the Scottish Highlands.

Plodda Falls, a 46 metre waterfall near Glen Affric.

A visit to the spectacular Plodda Falls on the Guisachan estate. There are two short hiking routes here through beautiful woodland.

Steall Falls, 120 metre tall waterfall near Fort William

A visit to Steall Falls, a spectacular waterfall 7 miles from Fort William. A great hike with fantastic scenery.

Linn Falls waterfall and circular walk at Aberlour, Moray

The spectacular Linn Falls waterfall and forest walk near Aberlour distillery, how to get there and where to park!

Arthur's Seat & Holyrood Park, in Edinburgh, central Scotland

Climb an extinct volcano in Edinburgh?! Fantastic walks, lochs and geology - a stones throw from the city centre.

Strathlene Beach near Portessie, Buckie, Moray

A nice little sandy beach and cove on the east side of Buckie, great for paddling, picnics and wildlife.

Millbuies Country Park fishing loch & walk

An autumn visit to Millbuies Country Park, a very picturesque fishing loch with a beautiful lochside walk.

Kayaking on Loch An Eilein near Aviemore, Highlands

A morning kayaking on Loch An Eilein with my two brothers and good friends. Stunning scenery and a mysterious island castle!

Randolph's Leap on the River Findhorn, Moray

An area of outstanding natural beauty, Randolph's Leap is a lovely area for a walk in west Moray with an interesting story.

Rogie Falls, a spectacular waterfall in the north Highlands

A visit to Rogie Falls with my wife in early October. A fantastic waterfall with a suspension bridge and salmon leaping.

Dunrobin Castle, one of Scotland's great houses

Held by the Sutherland clan for over 700 years, Dunrobin Castle is steeped in history and has a beautiful Victorian garden.

Scotland's two National Parks established in 2002

Created to preserve the wild landscape and conserve specialised habitats for wildlife. Stunningly beautiful areas of Scotland.

Spey Viaduct, disused railway bridge near Garmouth, Moray

Spey Viaduct is a stunning example of Victorian engineering, completed in 1886 it is now part of the coastal trail walk.

A list of the best things to <br>see and do in Moray

Often overlooked by holiday makers, Moray is a fantastic county packed with interesting things to see and do.

A visit to see the Kelpies, massive metal horsesheads near Falkirk.

The Kelpies - the largest equine sculptures in the world, at the Helix Park, Falkirk / Grangemouth.

Bridge of Avon near Ballindalloch Castle in Moray

A stop off at this picturesque bridge built in 1800 and the Baronial style gatehouse near Ballindalloch Castle.

10 things to do at Loch Morlich, Aviemore

Here are my top things to do at Loch Morlich in the Highlands just outside Aviemore.

The Falls of Shin Waterfall and Salmon leaping, Sutherland

The Falls of Shin Waterfall, visitor centre and Salmon leaping in Sutherland. Fantastic restaurant, play park and woodland walks.

The magnificent Moray Firth / Coast in North East Scotland

Things to see and do on the Moray Firth / Coast in North East Scotland. Castles, Cliffs, Dolphins and more.

A budget conscious collection of free things to do in Edinburgh

A visit to Edinburgh need not be expensive, here are some free activities you can do on your visit.

Findlater Castle on the Moray Firth Coast, near Banff

A crumbling ruin of castle situated on the Moray coast near Cullen with a fascinating history and link to Mary Queen of Scots.

Crannoch Circular Walk near Cullen, wildlife and great views

A fantastic walk with my family at the Crannoch Circular Walk near Cullen, wildlife and stunning views across Cullen Bay.

Waterfall situated near Cairnfield House, Moray

A nice little waterfall off the beaten track, near Cairnfield House, Moray.

Places to visit in Scotland: Bow Fiddle Rock

A unique geological rock arch formation located near Portknockie, Moray. A mecca for photographers.

Big Burn Walk near Golspie, Sutherland

A fantastic walk along a deep forest gorge surrounded by waterfalls and wildlife, near Golspie. Great to visit after Dunrobin Castle.

A wee adventure cruising Loch Ness with Loch Ness by Jacobite

A journey with Loch Ness by Jacobite Cruises down the iconic Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal. Will we see Nessie?