Calls for Strategic Management Plan for Holyrood Park

Calls for Strategic Management Plan for Holyrood Park

In 2018 Historic Environment Scotland closed the Radical Road that runs around the base of Salisbury Crags in Holyrood Park, Edinburgh on safety grounds following a 50-tonne rockfall. The road is a popular route that was surfaced by ‘radical’ weavers from the west of...
Ben Alder Level Crossing, Dalwhinnie.

Ben Alder Level Crossing, Dalwhinnie.

Network Rail unilaterally closed this important level crossing in July 2021, negatively impacting local residents and visitors alike. As a result, Dalwhinnie community council, the local estate, other local groups and businesses, and national outdoor recreation...
Review of Capercaillie Conservation and Management

Review of Capercaillie Conservation and Management

In April the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project at the Cairngorms National Park Authority invited views on taking forward the advice in the February NatureScot Review of Capercaillie Conservation and Management – Report to the Scientific Advisory Committee....
Not Many Scottish Hill Tracks Left …

Not Many Scottish Hill Tracks Left …

… to update that is! There are only a few routes still needing to be surveyed as part of our updating of Scottish Hill Tracks. First published in 1947 the book contains 344 routes through hilly or remote terrain that vary from short day walks to long ones, with a few...