I had never climbed the complete Clisham horseshoe before – the whole Clisham ridge – and had been harbouring ambitions to do so for a while.
An Inverness GP will this week call on politicians to make radical plans to overhaul towns and cities to make them more cycling and walking friendly.
There is many a stunning walking route on the rugged islands of Orkney, and this impressive coastal circuit is no exception.
Hill walkers have been told to dress for the weather and remember to pack what they need ahead of the first snows of winter forecast to fall on some of Scotland’s mountains this weekend.
Explore the outdoors: Be inspired by the connection between history and landscape on the Braes of Glenlivet
I love the limitless variety of the Cairngorms, and the way the inextricable links between history and landscape can enhance a day’s walk.
Aberdeen cycling projects, Moray’s electric bus service and a Highland car-sharing scheme are among 100 projects sharing a £2.3 million pot to support green transport.
If you want to appreciate the beautiful beaches of Orkney and enjoy the thrill of a cliff-top walk, this route could well be for you.
A bridge on an Aberdeenshire estate which forms a key part of a number of popular walking routes will finally be replaced after the disruption caused by Storm Frank in 2015.
A group of intrepid hillwalkers will undertake the challenge of a lifetime when they attempt to traverse the breadth of Scotland on foot.
A new smartphone app has been launched to build a “health map” of Scotland’s coastlines to help protect marine species and reduce pollution.
Angry local politicians have claimed the north and north-east is missing out on a £60million package to encourage cycling and walking.
Glen Coe has an extraordinary atmosphere.
I paused at the apex of the steep arch of Sluggan bridge, gazing into the waters below, and taking in the tranquillity of my surroundings.
Elgin has been voted the seventh best walking neighbourhood in the UK in a public vote.
A group of intrepid walkers were haunted by ghostly phenomena during an overnight trek on the Dava Way.
Splashing through puddles as sideways-falling rain crept slowly into my hood, it’s fair to say it took me a while to fall in love with the West Highland Way.
Hikers bidding to conquer one of Scotland’s most breathtaking mountains could be faced with hours of delays if they don’t plan ahead, due to a fortnight of intermittent road closures.
A rambling organisation is trying to get more young people outdoors by launching a new awards scheme.
With one dog nursing a poorly leg, I took the opportunity to take my fitter and somewhat more obedient spaniel for a long walk.
A former maths teacher will be adding up the miles on a nationwide fundraising cycle tour.
The president of Ramblers Scotland has invited the public to join him and other walkers on one last journey through six of Scotland’s most beautiful walks before he steps down from the position.
The route of the Great Glen Way has re-opened between Fort Augustus and Invermoriston in time for the busy Easter tourist season.
Thanks to the Caledonian Canal, you can journey from the shadow of Scotland’s highest peak, Ben Nevis, to the shores of the nation’s most famous stretch of water, Loch Ness... And you don’t even need a barge.
I always put my hat and gloves in the same handy place whenever I get home, on a shelf near the front door.
Footbridges on a scenic north-east path are being rebuilt after being damaged by Storm Frank.
Scouring my map for another Marilyn to tackle, I stumbled across Coiliochbhar, a 533m hill in the wilderness between Alford and Kildrummy.
TV presenter Kate Humble has spoken of the uplifting benefits she has found from going out walking.
Last month I found myself reading two children’s books, pondering which of the two I’d rather read to a group of toddlers who would soon be learning about ‘critters in litter’ (wee beasties in the undergrowth). One was about a badger and one was about a worm.
Children at a Moray school have been visited by a special guest to help launch a national campaign encouraging more pupils to walk to school.
Plans to get motorists out of their cars and travelling by bike or foot in a north-east town have been approved.
Two of Aberdeen’s most popular spots for walkers will be linked for the first time as work to create a “new town” on the outskirts of the city takes shape.
A 360-degree trail around Loch Ness – for walkers, runners, cyclists and horse-riders – has been completed and tourism chiefs say it will create a major economic boost for the area.