Posts tagged as Cairngorms

  • A year volunteering with SYHA

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Each year SYHA Hostelling Scotland welcomes a group of young volunteers from Germany to spend a year volunteering in our youth hostels. During their time with SYHA, volunteers Klara Kammerer and Katrin Müller have had the opportunity to explore both the cities and countryside of Scotland. We asked …

  • SYHA's Ultimate Bucket List

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Scotland has been named as number two on the list of the Top 10 Countries to Visit in 2017, by Rough Guides, meaning Scotland really should be on your lists of places to visit this year! We want to make sure you get the most out of your trip to this spectacular country so why not make it a year to …

  • Cairngorms Winter Top 5

    Posted by Robin McKelvie on

    The Cairngorms National Park is easily the largest national park in Britain, extending over 1,400 square miles. That is an awful lot of space, a glorious wildscape that really comes into its own in winter as other parts of the country go into hibernation. The Cairngorms are a truly epic landscape, …

  • The Cairngorm 'Girls' & Boys - September Update

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Lost and Found Betty Blue went missing on July 6th. Having searched high and low we could not find her anywhere. However, a couple of days later Dave found her wedged into a tiny gap between the fence and the coop! Betty was in quite a state, she had even laid a pile of eggs whilst she was stuck! …

  • An Autumn Adventure

    Posted by Robin McKelvie on

    It’s that time of year again when the long nights of summer start to draw back in and a chill returns to the night air. It’s not a time for you to start to hibernate, though, as autumn is a brilliant season in Scotland to enjoy the country’s bountiful wildlife. When the leaves start to turn …