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Walk of the Week: Gladhouse Reservoir, Midlothian - The Scotsman
14 Sep 2014 ... NESTLED below the Moorfoot Hills, Gladhouse Reservoir is popular with anglers
– not surprisingly, given the picturesque setting, as well as a good stock of fish.
This is also a fine place for a walk, giving access to the empty landscapes of the
hills. A low-level route can also be followed that gives a taste of ...
Walk of the Week: Roslin Glen, Midlothian - The Scotsman 20 Oct 2013 ... IN THE 1990s Roslin was best known for a cloned sheep called Dolly, but in
2003 Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code changed things somewhat. The 15th
-century Rosslyn Chapel was inundated with visitors after the climax to the story
was set there. At the same time a restoration programme was in full ...
Search - The Scotsman Walk of the Week: Gladhouse Reservoir, Midlothian - The Scotsman 14 Sep 2014
... NESTLED below the Moorfoot Hills, Gladhouse Reservoir is popular with
anglers – not surprisingly, given the picturesque setting, as well as a good stock
of fish. This is also a fine place for a walk, giving access to the empty landscapes
of ...
5 of the best woodland walks in Edinburgh - The Scotsman
23 Feb 2017 ... The South Esk river in Midlothian, just outside Edinburgh, has been lined with
trees for thousands of years. Because it has been around for so long, the banks
of the South Esk are rich with wildlife. The site managers take special care to
preserve bird nests, identifying conservation issues before any felling ...
Walk of the week: The Pentland Way - The Scotsman
5 Dec 2015 ... THE Pentlands run south-west from Edinburgh before fading away to the valley of
the Clyde. The northern hills are the most dramatic, providing spectacular views
to the north, whereas the south-west end is much less hilly, more remote and less
visited. The Pentland Way, a well-signed 20-mile route from ...
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Scotsman 14 Sep 2014 . ... Walk of the week: Castlelaw Hill, Pentlands - The
Scotsman 21 Oct 2015 . .... Walk of the week - The Scotsman 23 Jul 2006 ... FEW
hills in Scotland can be as easy to walk up as Tinto, which lies between. Lanark ...
Walk of the week: Castlelaw Hill, Pentlands - The Scotsman
21 Oct 2015 ... THE MoD fires a lot of bullets into the side of Castlelaw Hill but it is still standing
and makes for a great vantage point in the middle of the Pentlands. It is
preferable to avoid the area when guns are making a lot of noise (and always to
avoid the firing range on the south side of the hill). But the walk around the ...
Search - The Scotsman over the Solway Firth to England. The 360-degree panorama it ... Walk of the
week: Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries-shire - The Scotsman 15 May 2009 ... This
is a walk ... Walk of the Week: Criffel, NR Dumfries - The Scotsman 6 Jun 2010 .
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Roslin 1303: Scotland's forgotten battle - The Scotsman
24 Feb 2017 ... The Midlothian village of Roslin has one very obvious claim to fame with its
chapel and the links to Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code. Tourists also visit the ruins of
nearby Roslin Castle in large ... READ MORE: Walk of the Week: Roslin Glen,
Midlothian. Quite a tale. Why, then, have so few people in Scotland ...
Cyclists hail traffic-free route to Midlothian - The Scotsman
13 May 2013 ... CYCLISTS will be able to ride under the busy Edinburgh Bypass from next year
on a new £500000 route linking Edinburgh to Midlothian as part of ... This week,
ministers launched the Active Travel campaign, which encourages people to
walk rather than take their cars for journeys less than two miles.
Walk of the Week: Blackness To Abercorn, Firth of Forth - The ... 28 Mar 2010 ... THE 15th-century Blackness Castle dominates the south shore of the Firth of
Forth, looking out towards the bridges beyond. Its dramatic construction has not
gone unnoticed, even by Hollywood directors – Franco Zeffirelli used it for his
1990 version of Hamlet starring Mel Gibson and Glenn Close.
Scottish walks: Currie Wood and Borthwick Castle - The Scotsman
16 Jan 2016 ... It was Margaret, a member of the Woodland Trust, who drew my attention to their
autumn edition of Broadleaf which featured a “romantic ramble”, complete with
cut-out map, to the ancient Currie Wood. Extending the walk with a circuit by
Borthwick Castle and the Borders railway line transforms the ramble ...
Walk of the week: Cambuskenneth Abbey and the Wallace Monument 9 Oct 2015 ... STIRLING is full of history and its castle is one of the biggest tourist attractions in
Scotland. The nearby Wallace Monument – built in the 19th century to
commemorate one of Scotland's favourite sons – is also a tourist hotspot. Rather
less visited is the site of Cambuskenneth Abbey, the burial place of James ...
Walk of the Week: Crail to Cambo Sands - The Scotsman
8 Feb 2014 ... In December I wrote about the St Monans/Crail section of the Fife Coastal Path (
FCP); traversed on a day of westerly gale force winds when being far east and at
sea-level had distinct advantages. With the continuation of that adverse weather,
Jimbo, John and I returned late January to the FCP, this time the ...
Walk of the Week: Wester and Easter Graiglockhart Hills, Edinburgh ...
28 Jun 2012 ... THE SEVEN hills of Edinburgh vary from the hustle and bustle of Castle Rock,
Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill to the quieter slopes of Corstorphine Hill, Blackford
Hill, the Braids and the Craiglockhart Hills. The latter, Wester Craiglockhart Hill is
the highest member of the magnificent seven, and offers a superb ...
Walk of the week: A Beecraigs circuit - The Scotsman
19 Dec 2015 ... The 913 acre Beecraigs Country Park lies in the Bathgate Hills, two miles south
of Linlithgow. The park, which caters for a wide range of leisure and recreational
activities, is open daily from 9am and closes at 10:30pm in summer and at dusk
in winter – plenty of time then to explore its many attractions ...
Walk of the week: Plean Country Park, near Stirling - The Scotsman 28 Feb 2010 ... THE industrial heritage of Scotland is rich, although many of the once thriving
centres of commerce are now silent and have been reclaimed by nature. One
such place is Plean Country Park, just south of Stirling, which was built in the
early 19th century by East India trader William Simpson. The house was ...
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