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The Complete Guide to Visiting Goatfell Mountain on Arran

Goatfell is an 874-metre mountain on the Isle of Arran on Scotland’s west coast. The mountain (designated a Corbett) is one of four on the island and is located three miles west of Brodick Castle.

Although Goatfell is the highest point on the Isle of Arran the walk to the summit is quite easy with a robust staircase of boulders towards the top and a well-laid path through moorland and forest at the bottom.

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Free Places to Visit Highlands and Islands Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting Ben Ledi in the Scottish Highlands

Ben Ledi is an 879-metre high mountain in the lower Scottish Highlands. It can be found 5 miles north-west of the popular country village of Callander in the Trossachs National Park.

The Trossachs are famous not just for their mountain ranges but also for their lochs which include the mighty Loch Lomond – one of the most scenic bodies of water in the United Kingdom.

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Free Places to Visit Highlands and Islands Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting Muir of Dinnet in The Highlands

The Muir of Dinnet is a national nature reserve located on the eastern border of the Cairngorms national park in the Scottish Highlands.

The reserve features a wealth of different habitats including heath, woodland and wetland, but it’s perhaps best known for ‘the vat’, a natural gorge formed by glaciers over 10,000 years ago.

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Free Places to Visit Outdoors & Nature Sightseeing

Where Are The Best Forest Walks in Scotland?

Discover the best forest and woodland walks in Scotland with this in-depth guide that covers their locations, facilities, paths and wildlife.

Plus, learn why walking is good for you, what you should wear, and which animals you need to keep an eye open for.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Burncrooks Reservoir near Glasgow

The John Muir Way is one of Scotland’s greatest trails, running across the country from Helensburgh on the west coast to Dunbar on the east.

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Central Scotland Free Places to Visit Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting Ben Lawers in Perth & Kinross

Scotland’s 10th-highest Munro is one of Central Scotland’s most popular tourist hotspots, famed not only for the fantastic walks to the massif summit but also for the wonderful views visitors get to enjoy along the way.

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Central Scotland Free Places to Visit Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting Schiehallion Mountain in Perthshire

Schiehallion mountain lies between Loch’s Tay, Rannoch, and Tummel roughly 10 miles north-west of Aberfeldy in Perthshire, and it’s renowned amongst Scotland’s hillwalkers as being one of the easiest Munro’s to ‘bag’ in the country.

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Free Places to Visit Highlands and Islands Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting Talmine Bay in North Scotland

It was during my last visit to Sutherland, and while exploring the nearby Kyle of Tongue, that I took a minor diversion down a single-track road just a few hundred yards north of the A838 bridge and discovered a place that I just had to share with you.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Castle Varrich in North Scotland

One of the great things about the north Highlands is that it’s full of little surprises, from driving to the brow of a hill and finding a stunning mountainscape stretching away into the distance to stumbling into a quaint country village with a wee cafe that sells THE best cream cakes you’ve ever tasted.

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Free Places to Visit Highlands and Islands Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting Ben Hope in the North Highlands

Ben Hope is the most northerly Munro in Scotland, rising 967-metres south-east of Loch Hope in Sutherland.

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Free Places to Visit Highlands and Islands Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting Duncansby Head in North Scotland

If you love visiting Scotland’s attractions you’ve likely considered taking a look at the most northerly point of mainland Britain at John o’ Groats. Maybe you want to see the amazing coastline in that part of the country, or perhaps go there as part of a North Coast 500 road trip.

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Free Places to Visit Historic Places to visit Lothians Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting the National Flag Centre in East Lothian

This lovely walk across the rolling countryside of East Lothian will take you from a starting point at the birthplace of Scotland’s national flag to the 95-foot Hopetoun Monument on Byres Hill in the Garleton Hills area near Haddington.