Whiteadder Reservoir is situated deep within the heart of the Lammermuir Hills in East Lothian.
The reservoir was created as an additional source of drinking water for the county but after work was completed in 1968 it become a haven for wildlife as well as a popular location for fishing and water sports.
One of the best ways to experience Whiteadder Reservoir is by walking a circular route around Priestlaw Hill which borders the body of water on its southern side.
The Rob Roy Way is an 80-mile walking and cycling route between Drymen in Central Scotland and Pitlochry in Perthshire. This part of the route runs through the town of Callander to the village of Strathyre on attractive paths that border rivers, lochs, steep hills and open glens.
The trail is flat and level so it offers an enjoyable day out for all abilities and ages, but the more adventurous can take detours to enjoy the glassy expanse of Loch Lubnaig and the tumbling waters of the Falls of Leny before continuing on to a well-deserved drink at Lochearnhead.
This scenic walking route runs through the dramatic mountain peaks and glens of the Arrochar Alps in the Strathclyde region.
At around 11 miles the route offers an enjoyable walk on paths that vary between tarmac and muddy woodland on a circuit that’s mostly level with a few minor climbs.
Along the way, walkers will see Beinn Narnain, A’Chrois, Ben Vorlich, Ben Vane and Ben Lomond as well as the pretty village of Arrochar and the tranquil waters of Loch Long.
The Arran Coastal Way is a circular cycling and walking route around the perimeter of the Isle of Arran on Scotland’s west coast. This easy-going trail rewards visitors with stunning views at every section of its 65-mile length and there are plenty of opportunities to deviate onto nearby attractions along the way.
Glencoe Visitor Centre, set in the breathtaking landscape of Glencoe, contains a café, shop, and an exhibition about Glencoe and the infamous massacre.
Discover Glencoe and the visitor centre in this handy guide which includes an overview and visiting advice.
Take a walk through the historic harbour town of Banff in northeast Scotland with this heritage trail which leads you through the historic town centre as well as along the coastline and the harbour.
There’s a huge amount of history in this wee town including a pre-reformation market cross, a tollbooth, the gorgeous 18th-century Duff House, and of course the lovely harbour which now mainly serves leisure craft.