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Harris Islands Lewis Western Isles

Wild Camping on Harris and Lewis

A wild camping tour of Harris and Lewis from the early part of summer 2016.

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Islands Western Isles

Ardroil to Arnol (West Lewis Coastal Path)

A four day trip along the Lewis coast overnighting at Giosla, Dun Carloway and Dalmore.

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Islands Western Isles

Harris to Lewis by Loch Reasort

First part of an unsupported walk from Tarbert (Harris) to Lewis via Glen Uladail

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Islands Western Isles

Cravadale from Abhainn Suidhe, Harris

Bivvy at Cravadale walking in from Abhainn Suidhe and Glen Cravadale on North Harris

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Dumfries & Galloway Lowlands

Southern Upland Way – Portpatrick to Beattock

Reflections of the first part of the SUW from Portpatrick to Beattock

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Dumfries & Galloway Lowlands

Southern Upland Way -Sanquhar to Beattock

Two days from Sanquhar through Wanlockhead and the Lowther Hills to Beattock on the SUW.

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Dumfries & Galloway Lowlands

Southern Upland Way – St John’s Town of Dalry to Sanquhar

Continuing on the SUW from St John’s towards Sanquhar via Polskeoch including an overnight on Benbrack.

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Dumfries & Galloway Lowlands

Southern Upland Way – Bargrennan to St John’s Town of Dalry

Most of the Southern Upland Way from Bargrennan to St John’s of Dalry passes through the Galloway Forest Park. It could just about be done in a long day, although most people will take at least two, more if you plan diversions such as climbing the Merrick. There are no services on this section so…

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Dumfries & Galloway Lowlands

Southern Upland Way – Portpatrick to Bargrennan

This first section of the Southern Upland Way is likely to take most people 2 to 3 days to complete. There is a good bothy about halfway at Laggangarn (where you can also camp), but otherwise no accommodation, shops or pubs once you’ve left the Stranraer area. Bargrennan has a hotel/restaurant.

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Edinburgh & the Lothians Lowlands

Pentland Hills from West Lothian

With a new Trailstar and some other gear to get to know, I looked at a weekend a bit closer to home; a Pentland Hills circuit from Livingston. It was one of the coldest nights of the year and everything worked just fine.

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Cairngorms Highlands Moray

Dava Way: Grantown-on-Spey to Forres

This is part two of my hike from Aviemore to Forres during a mild December 2015. This section follows the entire course of the Dava Way and ends with an overnight camp in the Culbin Forest at Forres.

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Cairngorms Highlands

Aviemore to Grantown-on-Spey via Speyside Way

With a few days off between Christmas and New Year, I headed up to Aviemore to walk through to Forres via the Speyside Way to Grantown-on-Spey and then the Dava Way. This post is in two parts, the first the Speyside Way and the second the Dava Way.

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Highlands Moray

Nairn, Findhorn, Culbin and Roseisle Forests

Three nights wild camping and exploring the Culbin and Roseisle Forests from Nairn, Moray. Route through Forres, Kinloss and Findhorn.

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Lowlands Scottish Borders

Biggar, Drumelzier and Pykestone Hill

A two night trip from Biggar in the Scottish Borders into the hills by nearby Drumelzier. Camping by Drumelzier and on Pykestone Hill.