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Tinto, Lanarkshire. Picture: Contributed

Walk of the week: Tinto, Lanarkshire

IF ever there was a stereotypical Sunday walk, Tinto is it.

Glen Banvie and Falls of Bruar. Picture: Nick Drainey

Walk of the week: Glen Banvie from Blair Atholl

THE expanse of land which stretches north from Blair Atholl towards the Gaick Forest and then the Cairngorms is a great place to lose yourself in.

Maoile Lunndaidh. Picture: Contributed

Walk of the week: Maoile Lunndaidh

At 3,304ft/1,007m, Maoile Lunndaidh is only a middling height Munro but one of challenging and appealing remoteness.

Danny MacAskill. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

‘Brave’ Danny MacAskill goes for ride in Glasgow video

A SHORT video of Danny MacAskill’s latest trip into Glasgow city centre has been posted on the stunt cyclist’s Facebook page, which has been received with unanimous enthusiasm online – but not by the people who were actually there.

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Clachtoll Beach. Picture: submitted

Three Scottish summer walks to try

IT IS midsummer and if there was ever a time to get out and enjoy Scotland, now is it. Whether it is long days in the mountains or strolls along the coast, you can make the most of days that never seem to end. So, here are just a few of the best places to have a good summer walk.

Ben Ledi. Picture: Nick Drainey

Walk of the week: Ben Ledi, Trossachs

PEOPLE have been making their way to the top of this mountain above Callander since ancient times, with pagan rituals such as Beltane being held at the 2,884ft summit long before the Victorian fashion drew hillwalkers to Scotland.

Harris X-sail. Picture: submitted

25 things to do with the kids on Scotland’s western islands

The west coast islands of Scotland make for a huge natural playground, offering some unforgettable family experiences that you and your children will cherish forever.

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The Tower on the Bowhill Estate. Picture: TSPL

Walk of the Week: The Duchess’s Drive, Bowhill

A MORE modest and new-to-me walk during the blustery and wet days of late May seemed like a good idea. The Mountain Hare, source of many a suggested walk, mentioned the Duchess’s Drive at Bowhill – a pleasant mix of woodland and high moorland.

Harlaw Reservoir. Picture: Nick Drainey

Walk of the week: Harlaw Reservoir, near Balerno

IT FELT like summer; a sandy beach, my four-year-old hurling stones into the water and a warm sun overhead.

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