A pleasant, unchallenging walk following the course of a former railway line between Eskbank and Penicuik, passing the remains of a medieval castle and historic mills.Continue reading “The Eskbank to Penicuik Railway”
Embark on a trek across open moorland on the edges of the Simonside hills to reach a hidden lake in the Northumberland National Park.Continue reading “Darden Lough”
Journey into the Moorfoots from Broughton in the footsteps of John Buchan to enjoy spectacular views of the Southern Uplands. Then, take to the riverside to follow the course of a long forgotten railway.
A walk from the centre of Pitlochry passing through tranquil woodland to a majestic waterfall known as The Black Spout and the ruined Black Castle of Moulin.Continue reading “The Black Spout”
A gentle walk along the riverside to a ruined castle with links to the story of Mary Queen of Scots before a steep climb to the site of an ancient hill fort and a hoard of Roman treasure.Continue reading “Traprain Law”
Over the town of Pitlochry stands the hill known as Craigower, a short but steep climb through woodland to the site of an ancient beacon from where you can enjoy fine Highland views.Continue reading “Craigower”
Enjoy a taste of everything the Northumberland National Park is famous for — crumbling castles, meandering riverlands, lonely moorland and rocky crags — on this short walk to the mysterious Drake Stone.Continue reading “The Drake Stone”