Guest Blogs

The latest blogs from our friends and brands.

Ocean film festival arrives in Scotland

A new film festival comes to Scotland this September courtesy of the Banff Mountain Film Festival. Playing to audiences in Edinburgh and Inverness,International Ocean Film Festival will reveal a host of enthralling water-themed films. The festival, which originates in Australia, will […]

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Tiso Staff Make A Splash in Aberfeldy

It was an early start to the day, but it was SO worth it. New experiences are always fun, especially when you share them with good friends. I had never been kayaking before but I have always wanted to try […]

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Cathy to scale new heights with Tiso

Cathy Alldred, who works for Tiso, is set to take on the biggest climbing challenge of her life. This week, the 40-year-old from Edinburgh will journey to the remote glaciers of East Greenland to climb the notoriously tough peaks of […]

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Painted horses on the streets of Scotland

An art project is set to see a colourful display of Clydesdale horses lining the streets of Hamilton. The Ready Steady Gallop! sculptures have been designed and painted by local artists and will create an arts trail around the town. […]

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Give a ‘shorter’ triathlon a go

Triathlon is fast growing and many more people are keen to try. However, it can be daunting to take part in one of the longer triathlons – and in open water – so a new and shorter style of event […]

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Perthshire Adventure Festival 2014

Inspiration: Ignited! Adventures: Achieved! This is the slogan of the Perthshire Adventure Festival from June 13 to 15 and I like it. People need to be inspired to try adventure activities but they also need to easily access these activities to them […]

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Ben 10 Everest Challenge

Two Scots have set themselves the daunting challenge of climbing the same height as Everest – on Ben Lomond. Greg McKenzie and Steven Scott will hike the southerly Munro 10 times, back to back, to reach a total height of […]

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Outdoor experiences: Wild food foraging

Most of us know where to pick wild brambles for crumbles and jam and nettles for soup. Many walkers can also spot mountainside blaeberries and may know where to find wild garlic. But did you know there are hundreds more […]

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Fun and freedom of a campervan

It started with a dream… and after years of saving and searching I finally took ownership of a shiny VW campervan. Fern The Campervan came from Ferndown near Bournemouth and is now happily rehomed in Scotland. I think I had […]

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Launch of new John Muir Way

The new and extended John Muir Way opens this month. The 134-mile route starts in Dunbar on the east coast of Scotland and finishes in Helensburgh on the west coast. The path will be launched on April 21, on the […]

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