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10th October 2017

Short Winter Walks

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Looking for the best short walks in Scotland this winter? With EasyWays you can find your ideal walk, while going to the best historical events in the area! This month, all over Scotland, there are so many events celebrating the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

Walking with EasyWays, you can guarantee that no matter what winter walk you choose, your trip will be completely organised by our team! From the North Highland Way to the West Highland Way, you can trust that EasyWays will look after you. Included in our walking holiday trip is a baggage transfer, emergency support and much more!

Highland Archaeology Festival

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The perfect winter walk, incorporate the South Ness Trail into your trip to the Highland Archaeology Festival!

Running from the 30th September until the 15th of October, is the Highland Archaeology Festival! To celebrate the heritage of the Highlands, there are a range of events taking place all over the Highlands, from Inverness to Argyll. The festival is the perfect way of incorporating one of our short walks in Scotland into you trip! Expect to enjoy tours, guided walks, new experience days and celebrations, all revolved around Highland Heritage. A walk like the North Highland Way would be perfect to include your trip to the Highland Archaeology Festival.

Caithness Broch Festival

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Why not include the North Highland Way on your trip when going to the Caithness Broch Festival?

Another beautiful location to explore history and heritage is Caithness. Located on the west coast of the most northerly point of Scotland, you can take part in some small scale excavations and walks at the Caithness Brochs! A Broch is only typically found in Scotland and is a stone walled structure, round in shape.

From the 13th to the 16th of October, Caithness Broch Festival is hosting two events one at Bruan Broch, the other at Thing’s Va Broch. With no experience required, why not try something new? Celebrate the Year of Heritage and History with a trip to Scotland’s north coast. Also, you can incorporate the North Highland Way! This is a unique chance to learn more about Scottish culture.

Sherlock Holmes’ Scotland

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Experience the history of one of Scotland’s most celebrated writers!

The 14th of October marks the 125-year anniversary of the first publication of the first collection of the Sherlock Holmes Adventures! As Scotland is the birthplace of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, why not come and celebrate one of the most important writers in history? ‘The Real Sherlock Holmes’ walking tours are running in Edinburgh, along with literary pub tours, to remember the man who has inspired many other writers! While exploring the capital, why not walk the Fife Coastal Path? Another way to celebrate Scottish history and truly experience the real Scotland, the Fife Coastal Path runs on the east coast! One of the short walks in Scotland you must try.

Short Walks in Scotland with EasyWays

At EasyWays we like to make sure our customers are up to date with the latest in walking news and events! Look at our last post, about the best walks on Arran.

Interested in walking one of our short walks in Scotland this winter? Get in touch today!

Andrew Fernie and Easyways have been providing excellent expert advice and services since 1996 to walkers who want to explore more of the wonderful scenery and history throughout Scotland and Europe.