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The Osprey Centre at Loch Garten

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Visit the Loch Garten Osprey Centre! The centre is the perfect way to spend a day during the Scottish summer months. Also, it is a very relaxing break from walking the Speyside Way. Loch Garten is a beautiful location, on your route to Aviemore. Booking walking holidays in Scotland have their benefits, allowing to you to participate […]

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Gordon Castle Highland Games & Country Fair

The Gordon Castle Highland Games and Country Fair takes place at the end of this month in Fochabers. From the 20th to the 21st of May, join the people of Speyside and Moray to celebrate their Highland Games and Country Fair! Would you like to experience some Scottish tradition, agriculture and music? Visiting Gordon Castle […]

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Featured Walkers – Gary Gillies

Am Bodach from Stob Coire a'Chairn

At EasyWays, we love hearing from other walkers about their favourite walking experiences. Our new Featured Walkers series will introduce you to a range of walkers and give you an insight of what they love most about walking. Our first featured walker is the phenomenal photographer, Gary Gillies. He took the time to tell us about […]

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Elie Chain Walk

Are you looking for something different to do this summer? One of the most unique walks in Scotland, the Elie Chain Walk is great for all the family. The Fife Coastal Path passes through Elie, so why not take your adventure to the Elie Chain Walk and experience a walk with a difference! Booking a […]

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What’s on This Week?

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival – Speyside Way The 18th Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival takes place this week! It is a 5-day event, taking place from the 27th of April to the 1st of May. Are you walking the Speyside Way? This is the perfect opportunity to see some traditional Scottish charm. What to […]

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Why You Should Visit Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle Loch Ness

Are you walking the Great Glen Way? Why not stop by Urquhart Castle in Drumnadrochit. Along the Great Glen Way Urquhart Castle is located ideally on Loch Ness. Planning your route of the Great Glen Way Urquhart Castle is definitely something you do not want to miss! Visiting this serene setting is an ideal way […]

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Camino Walking

Beautiful building on the Camino walk.

This article is a personal entry by Easyways’ owner, Andrew Fernie. I recently took a telephone call from a friend of mine who has had the misfortune of suffering a cancer recurrence over a long number of years.  He knew of my involvement in the walking business and asked if I knew anything about the […]

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Wildlife in Scotland Highlands – The West Highland Way

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It is easy to spot wildlife in Scotland. The Highlands are an especially good area, particularly along the West Highland Way. You will come across a variety of wildlife, native to the Scottish countryside and west coast. Mammals Roe deer are found predominantly in the lower altitude and woodland areas of Scotland. Different from the Red Deer, Roe Deer have […]

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Highlights of the Drymen to Balmaha Leg of the West Highland Way

The West Highland Way experience from Drymen through to Balmaha will give you an insight into the charm of the Scottish countryside. Garadhban Forest Beginning in Drymen, the walk quickly reaches Garadhban Forest, a conifer plantation which is undergoing harvesting. This forest is also part of the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. A long stretch of […]

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