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Taking time to explore quiet ways

Published: Sat 08 Apr 2017

A series of signposted routes follow the quiet roads around Newtonhill.

It's been great to be back on the bike for more than just the few miles to and from work recently, and this route to the west of Inverness was right up my street.

Taking the smooth with the rough in Glen Affric

Published: Sat 01 Apr 2017

Overlooking the River Affric from the bridge at Athnamulloch, with Strawberry Cottage beside the track (right).

Glen Affric is a place to get away from it all and soak up nature at nature's pace, appreciating all that is around you. My spur-of-the-moment visit was slightly different, though.

Events list 2017

The summit view from remote A' Mhaighdean in the Fisherfield forest, Ross-shire

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Kayak winner's all set for big launch

Liz Campbell of Roseisle, near Elgin, was the winner of our competition to win a kayak and watersports bundle worth over £500.

Kayak winner's all set for big launch

Etape Loch Ness 2014

The inauguaral Etape Loch Ness took place on Sunday, May 4th, 2014 - see a selection of photos from the event, including John Davidson's experience of the event, which will feature in Active Outdoors in our newspapers on Friday, 9th May.

Etape Loch Ness 2014

The Fish Road

A selection of photos from the 'Fish Road' - an old drovers and merchants road between Little Garve and Aultguish, followed by a return cycle through Longart Forest.

The Fish Road

2013 in photos

Keep reading Active Outdoors every week to see what the team get up to in 2014! You can send your own photos and comments to activeoutdoors@spp-group.com or tweet us @active_outdoors or visit facebook.com/activeoutdoors

2013 in photos

 

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