Ben Vrackie

In the centre of Pitlochry, next to a pub, stands an old waterwheel.  Several such wheels once stood along the Moulin burn, powering the various mills and machinery that operated in Pitlochry in days gone by.  This walk follows the burn back towards its source on the lonely moors high above the town, and up to the summit of the mighty Ben Vrackie.

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Stobs Camp and Penchrise Pen

A word to describe this walk near Hawick could easily be “forgotten” — with ruined cottages, ancient settlements, a disused railway line and an abandoned military camp all to uncover, it’s certainly fitting. Find out about Scotland’s wartime history as you venture into the hills; you may be near one of the Borders’ largest towns, but the sense of isolation and tranquility is ever present.

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