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Walk 2 - Menhir On Machrie Moor

Article · 2 Dec 2017

Falling in love with Arran - the so called Scotland in Miniature

Natalie explains how she fell in love with Arran - the so called Scotland in Miniature - when walking there with some friends.

Bikepacking On The Moray Trail 29

Article · 18 Nov 2017

Bikepacking the Moray Coast Trail

Jim Sutherland describes his bikepacking trip along the Moray Coast Trail in Scotland - plenty of hills, laughs and some good food.

Glencoe Skyline

Article · 22 Sept 2017

Running the Glencoe Skyline: one of the most technically difficult ultramarathons in the world

Last weekend Cicerone's Joe Williams ran the Glencoe Skyline race in Scotland. The race is regarded as one of the most technically difficult ultramarathons in the world, with...

Things to do in Scotland this Summer

Article · 13 Jul 2017

Things to do in Scotland this Summer

Scotland is a veritable paradise for outdoor enthusiasts - there's so much to do here so why not try something new? Here's a little overview of things to do in Scotland this Summer.

Cycle touring in north west Scotland – how to have a birthday micro-adventure

Article · 31 May 2017

Cycle touring in north west Scotland – how to have a birthday micro-adventure

Cicerone's Joe Williams spent the bank holiday weekend cycle touring in Wester Ross with his girlfriend Caroline. They endured vicious midges and sore bums, but the scenery and...

An intro to... The Hebridean Way, a new route through the Hebrides

Article · 20 May 2017

An intro to... The Hebridean Way, a new route through the Hebrides

Would you like to walk the Hebridean Way? Richard Barrett, author of the guidebook, shares the essentials.

An Intro to... Scotland's Great Trails

Article · 8 Feb 2017

An intro to... Scotland's Great Trails

There is a vast amount of walking to do in Scotland - we should know, we have published around 50 guidebooks to the country! However, there are no National Trails such as England's Pennine Way or Wales' Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. Instead Scotland's...

Ben Nevis and Glen Coe

Article · 14 Dec 2016

Ben Nevis and Glen Coe: A sample route

It's Christmas and we are kind so enjoy this sample route from our upcoming guidebook to Ben Nevis and Glen Coe. Cheers and happy hillwalks!

What are the Munros? And why should I climb them?

Article · 29 Nov 2016

What are the Munros? And why should I climb them?

What are the Munros and why you should walk them? Steve Kew, the author of two Cicerone guidebooks on these hills, explains more.

The Pentland Hills - Free Sample Route

Article · 26 Oct 2016

Try a walk in the Pentland Hills with our free sample route

Fancy a walk in the Pentland Hills? This sample route below is taken from the guidebook to Walking in the Pentland Hills by Susan Falconer.

Mountain Biking In Scotland

Article · 26 Sept 2016

Mountain biking in Scotland - a soggy adventure

Jim Sutherland, author of Walking in Torridon, and his friend Dunc go on an adventure with Sean Benz's new guidebook to Mountain Biking in Scotland.

An intro to the West Highland Way

Article · 17 Aug 2016

An intro to... The West Highland Way

Have you ever wanted to walk the West Highland Way? Here is a quick introduction to this mostly easy, low-level trail from Milngavie to Fort William in Scotland.

Things to do on Islay and Jura in the rain

Article · 9 Aug 2016

Things to do on Islay and Jura in the rain

Cicerone's Caroline has a holiday on Islay and Jura and enjoyed some mountain biking, walking (and whisky tasting) in the typical Scottish weather.

The Corbetts

Article · 29 Jul 2016

What about the Corbetts?

Those who know the Scottish Highlands won't need telling that Scotland has some of the most magnificent mountain and coastal scenery in the world.

Eight epic mountain biking viewpoints

Article · 15 Jul 2016

Eight epic mountain biking viewpoints

Mountain biking is a great activity for getting to see loads of incredible places quickly. Here are eight epic viewpoints from Mountain Biking in West and North West Scotland. If you haven't got a biking trip planned then we apologise now...

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Article · 20 Jun 2016

Success on Charlie Ramsay's Round this weekend

Cicerone's Joe Williams has just got back to the office after completing the running challenge of Charlie Ramsay's Round in Scotland this weekend. He ran the 95km (59 miles),...

Ramsay's Round Training: The Long Run

Article · 25 May 2016

Ramsay's Round Training: The Long Run

In this article, Joe shares some of his Ramsay's Round training. He will attempt Charlie Ramsay's Round as part of his preparation for the UTMB later in the summer. At 90km (56 miles) and 8500m of ascent, it's Scotland's answer to the Lake...

Bothies In May

Article · 29 Apr 2016

Bothies in May: Know before you go

Phoebe Smith (author of Book of the Bothy) gives us some top tips for staying in bothies in May and suggests we all have a go joining a work party to help look after these wonderful buildings.

Walking in Britain's extremities: Orkney and Shetland

Article · 25 Apr 2016

Walking in Britain's extremities: Orkney and Shetland

Walking in the most remote parts of Britain offers something unique and different wherever you choose to go. In particular, walking on Orkney and Shetland is like visiting another...

An intro to the Great Glen Way

Article · 24 Mar 2016

An intro to... the Great Glen Way

Have you ever wanted to walk the Great Glen Way? Here is a very quick introduction to this ideal first time long distance trail.