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9 guirdil bothy

Article · 21 Aug 2021

Discovering the Isle of Rum

Ester Carlomagno spent two months living on the Isle of Rum, volunteering at the Rum National Nature Reserve, where she went walking whenever the weather allowed

Eildon Hill North

Article · 22 Aug 2020

Scottish Borders – attracting walkers for over 3000 years

Away from the crowds, the Scottish Borders offer a wide variety of walking, from gentle riverbanks to wild moorland above the 600m mark. Cicerone author Ronald Turnbull follows...

Tobermory, Mull's main town

Article · 1 Sep 2019

9 reasons why the Isle of Mull is the best place in Scotland for low-level walking

The Isle of Mull is part of the Inner Hebrides, the group of islands that run up the spectacular west coast of Scotland from Arran to Skye. It sits approximately half-way up,...

The Carn Mor Dearg Arete And The Ascent Of Ben Nevis

Article · 15 Apr 2018

The Lochaber 4000s

There are only nine mountains over 4000ft in the UK, and they are all in Scotland. It’s a big but manageable day to walk the four in Lochaber in one go but Alex Kendall gives it a try.

Lochan a’ Ghurrabàin, Aros Park

Article · 21 Feb 2018

Walking on The Isle of Mull: A Sample Route

With a diversity of land forms unequalled by any other Scottish island, the third largest of the Hebrides, Mull is a place of wild beauty: untamed, rugged and never uninteresting...

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.

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.

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.

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...

Look out for 'The Lookout' bothy on Skye

Article · 14 Sep 2015

Look out for 'The Lookout' bothy on Skye

Phoebe Smith shows you around 'The Lookout' bothy on the Isle of Skye, featured in her latest book 'The Book of the Bothy'. Find out where is is, and take a look around by watching the video.

Harris and Lewis

Article · 5 Aug 2015

11 surprise facts about Harris and Lewis

Of course you all know about Richard Barrett's guidebook to Walking on Harris and Lewis but here are eleven things you may not have known about the islands.

The best time to go to The Hebrides

Article · 10 Apr 2015

The best time to go to The Hebrides

When is the best time of year to go to The Hebrides? Peter Edwards, author of the new Cicerone Press guidebook to The Hebrides, explains that each season offers its own special reasons to visit this incredible island group.

A day walking in the Trossachs

Article · 14 Feb 2015

A day walking in the Trossachs

Discovering the walking possibilities in the Trossachs revealed within Ronald Turnbull's guidebook to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. It's early February, and the weather forecast is promising. We have the perfect excuse for a trip to Scotland.

10 Reasons to Love The Southern Uplands

Article · 5 Feb 2015

10 Reasons to Love The Southern Uplands

We take a closer look at the Southern Uplands - an underappreciated range - with the help of our favourite eccentric Ronald Turnbull, author of the recently published guide to the area.

Isle of Lewis

Article · 1 Mar 2013

Harris and Lewis: Who is the fairest of them all?

Peter Edwards tell us more about a recent research trip to the Hebridean Isle of Lewis.

Isle of Harris

Article · 11 Jun 2012

Isle of Harris: Paradise Found by Cicerone author

While researching routes for the Cicerone guide to walking in the Hebrides, author Peter Edwards reckons he has visited some of the very finest beaches on the planet: 'During the...