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when to come to the cairngorms

When to come to the Cairngorms

Published by Andy Bateman September 9, 2014

When to come to the Cairngorms? You may not have much freedom of choice when it comes to picking the dates for your holiday. However, if […]

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bears in Scotland

Urban myth: Bears in Scotland

Published by Rebecca Field June 18, 2014

Top travel stories: Myths about Scotland Are there bears in Scotland? You might be forgiven for wondering if there are bears in Scotland, if you […]

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High Mountain Wildlife (3): Dotterel

Published by Andy Bateman May 14, 2014

Another delightful and very attractive spring arrival to our high mountains is the Dotterel. Like the first snows, my first sighting each spring is always […]

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High Mountain Wildlife (2): Wheatear

Published by Andy Bateman May 7, 2014

Birdwatching near Aviemore: High  Mountain Wildlife : The Wheatear   Photo credit: Andy Morffew   If you go birdwatching near Aviemore, you’re bound to want […]

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guided walking holidays in the Cairngorms

Best Seller 2014: Complete Cairngorms

Published by Rebecca Field May 6, 2014

Best seller in 2014: guided walking holidays in the Cairngorms Guided walking holidays in the Cairngorms National Park are our speciality. The one which was […]

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birdwatching in the Cairngorms

Birdwatching in the Cairngorms: High Mountain Wildlife (1)

Published by Andy Bateman April 29, 2014

Birdwatching in the Cairngorms: the Ring Ouzel Wildlife of the High Cairngorms (1) Birdwatching in the Cairngorms: Ring Ouzel Though we don’t claim to be […]

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Triathlon Training Camp review

Published by Andy Bateman April 2, 2014

Beginners Tri Camp Review: We’re back home now and managed to get a wee swim in this morning.   We’ve spent a lot of time […]

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winter boots

Which boots for winter?

Published by Rebecca Field March 11, 2014

How to choose boots for winter walking. Crampon compatibility is by no means the only criteria on which to determine whether a mountain boot is […]

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walking with a guide

Holiday feedback: private guiding

Published by Rebecca Field March 6, 2014

Private Guiding: a review of our holiday at Fraoch Lodge and private guiding with Andy Bateman by Carole Parsons We had a lovely time and […]

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Hogmanay Scotland

Why is it called Hogmanay?

Published by Rebecca Field December 19, 2013

Why do we say Hogmanay in Scotland? Most Scots don’t question the origins of Hogmanay, just as you wouldn’t question the traditions associated with any […]

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