Tag: Nature

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5 reasons why walking is good for physical and mental wellbeing

It’s official: nature is good for you. In fact, according to England’s Chief Medical Officer in 2010: “If a medication existed which had a similar effect to physical activity, it would be regarded as a “wonder drug” or a “miracle cure”’. But nature isn’t just a remedy for a healthy body, it also nurtures a healthy mind.  Going to the outdoors boosts our self-esteem, … Read More 5 reasons why walking is good for physical and mental wellbeing

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Top 10 Places to see Wildlife in Scotland

Over 1.1 million people take a trip to Scotland to see wildlife each year, with 58% of visitors citing scenery and landscape as their top reason for choosing Scotland as a holiday destination. With a rich diversity of landscapes, 790 islands and 6,200 miles of coastline, Scotland is home to a wide range of wildlife.  From whale and dolphin watching t0 viewing eagles and … Read More Top 10 Places to see Wildlife in Scotland

Spindrift and spinning tyres … Winter’s back !

Winter has arrived.  The hills have their snowy hats on.  And an afternoon’s walk in the hills becomes a whole different ballgame. A period of cold, clear and settled weather has meant that the first few days of December have provided perfect winter walking conditions.  More snow fell on the hills just a couple of nights ago, providing a powdery white topping on a frozen … Read More Spindrift and spinning tyres … Winter’s back !