• Three Easy But Rewarding Walks In Glencoe

    Posted by Susanne from Adventures Around Scotland on

    As a Scottish travel blogger I often get asked for advice when people are making plans to visit Scotland and this usually inspires me to write a blog post on a place or experience that will help to answer some of those queries. However there is one place that I get asked about more than any other...

  • Cairngorms

    Posted by Robin McKelvie on

    It is hard not to get the urge to hike up a hill, swing yourself around on a mountain bike or throw yourself into a frothing river rapid at the SYHA’s Cairngorm Lodge. It is an infectious urge when everyone else at breakfast is getting geared up for a big day exploring the Cairngorms National Park,...

  • Monika Goes Sightseeing with Stirling Walking Tours

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Our marketing intern, Monika, is spending 12 weeks working with us here in National Office. No tea-making duties here, instead we sent Monika out of the office for the afternoon to join Stirling Walking Tours on a sightseeing trip around Stirling... Stirling is where I call home during term-time at...

  • Get Outdoors Weekend

    Posted by Jeannie Crawford, Ramblers Scotland on

    I’m lucky to live at the foot of the Ochil hills and have spent many happy hours exploring the many paths and enjoying the peaceful surroundings and expansive views. I’m not a particularly fit or fast walker,  I think it’s fair to say I’m a plodder.  But who cares, there’s never any hurry and some...

  • Winter Walking with Jim Sutherland

    Posted by Jim Sutherland on

    I am writing this piece whilst listening to the wind, rain and hail batter against the windows of my house. We are in the early part of the winter and already I have experienced what I call ‘the etch a sketch’ moment where spring, summer and autumn are wiped clean and it feels as if I have always...