Search - The Scotsman Walk of the week: Kilmartin Glen, Argyll - The Scotsman 14 Nov 2009 ... This walk
, however, gives you a great taste of how man shaped his life more than 5,000
years ago, with some of the best preserved of the ancient monuments in the glen
passed along the way. Visitors can clamber into burial chambers and actually ...
Walk of the week: Kilmartin Glen, Argyll - The Scotsman 14 Nov 2009 ... This walk, however, gives you a great taste of how man shaped his life more than
5,000 years ago, with some of the best preserved of the ancient monuments in
the glen passed along the way. Visitors can clamber into burial chambers and
actually touch the rocks placed there many millennia ago – making ...
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walk from Inverkip to Lunderston Bay is good enough in its own right. In some ...
The views are there all along, first across the Firth of Clyde to the Cowal
peninsula and down to Bute then north towards the mountains of Argyll. In Full:
The Local ...
Walk of the Week: Dumyat - The Scotsman 17 Jan 2011 ... Although mostly rounded grassy hills, the most dramatic aspect of the Ochils is
the southern escarpment (caused by a natural break in the earth's crust - the
Ochils Fault) overlooking the fertile flood plain of the Forth.
Walk of the week: Puck's Glen - The Scotsman 2 May 2010 ... Walk of the week: Puck's Glen ... If this is not one of the best short walks in
Scotland, if not Europe, I'd like to know what beats it. ... I spotted a porpoise from
the boat, but it is not just wildlife you should look for on the short journey across
the Firth of Clyde – the mountains of Argyll rise to the north, while the ...
Walk of the week: Dumyat, Ochil Hills - The Scotsman 11 Jul 2008 ... A SIGN at the start of this walk warns that dogs that are not kept under control will
be shot. The danger to ... Walk of the week: Dumyat, Ochil Hills. Published: ...
From here it is only a short pull up to the summit, with its trig point, beacon and
memorial to the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. The higher ...
Walk of the week: Beinn a'Bheithir - The Scotsman
9 Oct 2015 ... It is little wonder that Beinn a'Bheithir's curving ridges, sweeping down to Loch
Leven in the shape of a double horseshoe, feature in many a pictorial calendar to
highlight the beautiful Ballachulish area, formerly renowned for its slate. Bheithir
can mean thunderbolt or electric storm, indeed Cailleach Bheithir ...
Walk of the week: Dun Na Cuaiche, Inveraray - The Scotsman 6 Nov 2009 ... DUN NA CUAICHE, INVERARAY THIS is a great, short, steep walk up to an 18th-
century watchtower above Loch Fyne, offering stunning views. ... This waymarked
route, following blue arrows, starts in the shadow of Inveraray Castle – the neo-
Gothic pile that is the ancestral home to the dukes of Argyll.
7 villages emptied by the Highland Clearances - The Scotsman
12 Jun 2017 ... Located off the remote B8025 and boasting fine views of Argyll's picturesque
Caol Scotnish, the abandoned township of Arichonan was the scene of a riot
during the Clearances. As elsewhere, the inhabitants at ... READ MORE: Walk of
the week: Badbea Clearance Village, Caithness. Shiaba, Isle of Mull.
WALK OF THE WEEK: LUNDERSTON BAY FROM INVERKIP - The ... 5 Jun 2011 ... It's June and surely the flaming bit will be with us soon, won't it? The time is right
for a trip to the beach. But how do you fit in a walk when all the younger members
of the family want to do is make sandcastles and paddle in the sea?
Walk of the week: Stob a'Choire Odhair - The Scotsman 6 Apr 2013 ... ... Bridge of Orchy to Victoria Bridge. On our day there was a small sign – please
support Oban Mountain Rescue Team – contact 01631 565325. The team
provides search and rescue for an area covering the north-west of Argyll from
Bridge of Orchy to Campbeltown and the islands, including Mull and Jura.
Walk of the week: Beinn Ime, Arrochar - The Scotsman 25 Sep 2009 ... The area is synonymous with walking and climbing – the first climbing group in
Scotland – the Cobbler Club – was set up here in 1866. ... Go back to the car park
entrance and go left for a few yards before crossing the A83 and joining a path on
the other side, next to a large sign for Argyll Forest Park.
Walk of the week: Farland Point, Isle of Cumbrae - The Scotsman 23 Oct 2009 ... WHILE YOU ARE IN THE AREA From the Glaid Stone at the island's highest
point, you get stunning views of the sea lochs of Argyll, over to Bute, Arran, Jura
and Little Cumbrae. To get there, drive out of Millport past the cathedral and then
turn left, following a sign up a rough, minor road for about a mile to a ...
Walk of the week - The Scotsman
22 Apr 2007 ... Benmore Botanic Garden, Argyll. THE rhododendron is a relatively new plant to
Britain, first appearing in the 18th century, but not becoming popular until the
Victorians began importing it from far-flung corners of the globe. Some say that
because the plants are 'non-native', and one species (R ponticum) is ...
Walk of the week: King's Seat, Tarmangie and Whitewisp, Ochil Hills ... 7 Feb 2010 ... While you are in the area An obvious place to visit is Castle Campbell (01259
742408, It was the Clan Campbell base up until
the 17th century, when they moved to Argyll's Lodging in Stirling. &#149 This
article was first published in Scotland on Sunday on 07 February 2010.
In Full: The Local Election Count results - The Scotsman
5 May 2017 ... WITH Labour losing control of Glasgow council for the first time since 1980, the
SNP returning the most councillors and the Conservatives making sweeping
gains across the country it has been a very intriguing election for a number of
reasons. To get a better understanding of how the vote took shape in ...
Adventurer Mark Beaumont launches new Argyll footpath map - The ... 3 Aug 2016 ... CYCLIST star Mark Beaumont has been exploring every corner of Argyll on a
mega safari to draw attention to the potential the area has for adventure ... the Hill
House to meet with John Urquhart of Helensburgh and District Access Trust and
launch the trust's new footpath map which features 14 local walks.
Walk of the week: Cramond to Granton - The Scotsman 17 Jan 2010 ... This week's walk by the Forth gives a circuit of the former gas works at Granton,
an area being redeveloped by National Grid Property (formerly British Gas). The
redevelopment ... His son, Lord Royston, sold the house to the 2nd Duke of Argyll
, who renamed it Caroline Park after his daughter. Now a private ...
Walk of the week: Beinn a'Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich - The ...
11 Oct 2014 ... REGARDLESS of the weather, a day on the high tops is invariably a therapeutic
exercise. On the Saturday after the referendum, in fact a corker of a day, such
exercise on Beinn a'Chochuill and Beinn Eunaich helped ease my post-result
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