Category: Guided walking Scotland

Scottish National Trail Week One with Thistle Trekking

Here is a copy of the blog I have just written for Thistle Trekking after completing the first week of the Scottish National Trail with a group of Thistle trekkers. The route runs all the way from Kirk Yetholm to Cape Wrath a distance of over five hundred miles and Thistle will be running two

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Three Peaks in Three Days

The Three Peaks Challenge is probably one of the best known walking/adventure challenges undertaken regularly in the UK today. For many people it is the ultimate physical mountain challenge and a hugely successful event that raises large amounts of money for many charitable causes. For others it puts huge pressure on the mountains, leads to

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Ben Lomond via the Ptarmigan Route

After completing the West Highland Way with Thistle Trekking I had decided to stay on in Scotland and do some route testing for the “walk away” weekends we are going to start offering in 2020. I have done a shamefully small amount of walking in the Scottish Hills and my Munro collection is pitiful to

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