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Walk of the week: Morven, Caithness - The Scotsman 30 May 2008 ... EVERY mountain is different and has its own intriguing gullies, slopes and burns.
Some, however, are so different they are placed in the category 'iconic'. One of
the most far-flung of these fantastic summits is Morven, in Caithness. Visible from
a vast area stretching from the Cairngorms to Orkney, it is a ...
Outdoors: Digging for razor clams in Orkney - The Scotsman 21 Mar 2010 ... According to local tide tables, the first half of next week should be good for spoot
gathering and he's inviting people to come and give it a go. "The tradition is still to
... As you walk over the submerged razor clam, it reacts by using the big muscle
that anchors it in the sand to bury itself deeper. They move fast ...
Walk of the week: Ben Hope, Sutherland - The Scotsman 9 May 2008 ... THE top 100. The best ever. The absolute number one. It is almost impossible to
create a definitive 'best of' list when it comes to mountains – one person's trudge
is another's exhilarating stride. A long walk can be boring or awe-inspiring
depending on who you speak to.
Travel: Orkney in a day - The Scotsman
16 Dec 2013 ... There's no better way to spend that beautiful day on Orkney than to connect the
dots of the stunning, ancient monuments on Orkney's mainland (though if ... As at
the Standing Stones of Stenness, you are free to walk around the circle at your
leisure – there are no fees, rails, guides, or custodians to ensure ...
Walk of the Week: Farrmheall, near Cape Wrath - The Scotsman 14 Oct 2012 ... IT IS off to the far north-west tip of the Scottish mainland this week, before winter
gales make most people wait until the spring before venturing to this ruggedly ...
Walk of the Week: Farrmheall, near Cape Wrath ... The beaches of the north coast
, near Durness, can be glimpsed, while Orkney lies offshore.
Walk of the week: Auchinstarry Marina and the Forth and Clyde Canal 10 Feb 2013 ... Walk of the week: Auchinstarry Marina and the Forth and Clyde Canal ... that of
any country in the world; from stunning beaches as far apart as East Lothian and
the Western Isles to rugged cliffs and stacks from Galloway to Orkney. ...
Nowadays, it is a great leisure resource with walking a popular attraction.
Walk of the week: Auchinstarry marina and the Forth and Clyde ... 14 Apr 2013 ... The coastline is comparable to that of any country in the world; from stunning
sandy beaches as far apart as East Lothian and the Western Isles to the rugged
cliffs and stacks from Galloway to Orkney. Much of the countryside in lower-lying
areas is there to be savoured as well, from the Flow Country of ...
The 20 best prehistoric sites to visit in Scotland - The Scotsman
13 Apr 2016 ... Tomb of the Eagles - Orkney Mainland. 33km S of Kirkwall at the foot of South
Ronaldsay; signed from Burwick. A relatively recent discovery, the excavation of
this cliff cave is on private land. You call in at the visitor centre first and they'll tell
you the story. There's a 2km walk then you go in on a skateboard ...
Orkney, the centre of my universe - The Scotsman 27 Sep 2003 ... IN THE news this morning I heard that Scotland's best quality of life is to be found
in Orkney. ... Last week we had more friends visiting the island. ... We rented them
a cottage by the beach and left them to explore and marvel, bask in the sun,
clamber the rocks, walk the shorelines, sketch the wildlife and ...
Do not disturb: Oakhurst Cottage, Orkney - The Scotsman 18 May 2014 ... THERE'S no better time to plan a family trip to Orkney, which according to users
of TripAdvisor is the fourth best island in Europe. Book now and ... Oakhurst is a
family-owned, family-friendly self-catering property in a quiet location with plenty
of parking, but just a five-minute walk from the centre of Kirkwall.
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 ...
Orkney is 'best place to raise children in Scotland' - The Scotsman
10 Sep 2016 ... Children in Scotland's Orkney Islands enjoy the best quality of life anywhere in
Scotland, according to the 2016 Bank of Scotland Children's Quality of Life
Survey. ... Children can walk about in relative freedom with just 142 vehicles per
square kilometre, compared to 9,587 in Britain as a whole. Shetland ...
Saddle up for Orkney Mainland - The Scotsman 20 Oct 2005 ... For all the years that I have lived in Orkney, I haven't spent much time in Orkney
Mainland. ... Here I spent a snowbound week, slip-sliding my way through white-
out blizzards to enjoy the sweep of the Sands of Evie or explore the Broch of ...
The tide would be out for a lunchtime walk across the causeway.
Unions hail BBC strike as 15,000 walk out - The Scotsman 24 May 2005 ... Paul McManus, Scottish organiser for BECTU, said: "I believe next week's
stoppages will go ahead and that's what we're planning for. ... The NUJ said it
fielded pickets outside BBC offices in Edinburgh, Inverness, Stornoway, Shetland
, Orkney and Aberdeen, where the demonstration was supported by ...
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The pupil who costs £26,000 to ferry to school - The Scotsman 16 Nov 2003 ... Jordan will begin his school day by walking to the jetty near his home to wait for
his boat to arrive. There, he will be joined by a ... Last week, Orkney Islands
Council considered what to do about the school's future. ... Basford is the island's
postman, although the post office is only opens for six hours a week.
Time-travelling hiker is walking 5,000 years of history - The Scotsman
15 Aug 2017 ... While there have been many documented walks of the nation's history, this is the
first long-distance hike to follow the timeline of Britain in a linear order ... Jane
said: “It's been fantastic walking through Scotland and the islands. ... From
Shetland, she headed to Orkney - Westray, Papa Westray and Mainland.
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