Red Kite Tourism Boosts Local Economy

Last year we brought you an exclusive interview with John Loader from the RSPB highlighting the charity's campaign to further protect and raise the awareness of birds of prey, we reported on the campaign and how successful it had become raising people's awareness. Amongst other advantages of having birds of prey in the eco system, … Continue reading Red Kite Tourism Boosts Local Economy

Walking Highlands Route Planner Review

Which on-line walking route planners are the best? In the second part of our guide we are reviewing websites that include walks in particular regions. For this review we are walking in Scotland with Walk Highlands... http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk General / Searching for a Walk If you are planning a walk in Scotland then look further than … Continue reading Walking Highlands Route Planner Review

A Guide to Best Walking Route Planners – Part 2

In the first part of our guide to the best walking route planners we reviewed five websites which offer hiking routes throughout the UK. The were: http://www.go4awalk.com http://www.walkingbritain.co.uk http://www.walkingenglishman.com http://www.countrywalkingroutes.co.uk / http://www.trailroutes.com(now rebranded on http://www.livefortheoutdoors.com) http://www.walking-routes.co.uk Region Specific Walking Route Planners In this, the second part of the Guide to the Best Walking Route Planners … Continue reading A Guide to Best Walking Route Planners – Part 2

Nokia Coast to Coast Adventure Race

Adventure racing is gaining popularity. Worldwide there are more and more events that combine multiple disciplines such as trekking, running off-road, sea kayaking, mountain biking and road cycling. Scotland Coast to Coast Taking place on the 18th and 19th of September 2010, the Nokia Coast to Coast journey starts off on the North Sea, crossing … Continue reading Nokia Coast to Coast Adventure Race

What Outdoor Gear Do You Need to Take Up Ben Nevis?

If you're thinking about walking up Ben Nevis this could be the most important post that you will ever read! At 1,344 m, Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in Scotland and the UK. As such it is a very popular mountain for people to climb. It is often attempted by inexperienced hikers who have … Continue reading What Outdoor Gear Do You Need to Take Up Ben Nevis?