Loch Lomond

The Flamingo Land proposals and the privatisation of space at Balloch

On Friday I went to the first of the Flamingo Land consultation events at Lomond Shores in Balloch. I was not sure what to expect partly because the …

Urban Design

Appeal to tackle Perthshire scar on the landscape

© Supplied<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Mountaineers and hill walkers are being asked to donate to an appeal which would restore damage caused to a …

UK National Parks

Furious SNP MP calls for clampdown on ticket touts after his old band Runrig's farewell gigs are hijacked

Pete Wishart played keyboard for the band until being elected in 2001 and says it's time for scalpers to take the high road.<p>Former Runrig star turned …


Mountaineering Scotland

A petition is calling on the Scottish Parliament to take action to protect Countryside Ranger Services.<p>The loss or reduction of grant aid support, …


The Cononish gold mine, the new mine waste proposal and our National Park

The failures in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park’s consultation system<p>A couple of weeks ago, at the Scottish Wild Group AGM, I was told …


Plans for £30m Loch Lomond leisure park to go on show tomorrow

The proposals for the development, which were announced last September, will be on display during a two-day exhibition this weekend.<p>Plans for a new …

UK National Parks

Bonnie the Seal's on wheels for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships

The Glasgow 2018 European Championships mascot, Bonnie the Seal, loves her new set of wheels and has taken time out to show off her special car to …

Sport (UK)

Kincraig Castle Hotel: A must-visit place along the NC500

Sign up to our <b>Lifestyle</b> newsletter<p>Taking in more than 500 miles of breathtaking scenery, the North Coast 500, a route dubbed Scotland’s answer to …


This Scottish Spa Has a Hot Tub That Overlooks Snowy Mountaintops

There's something rather special about Cameron House. It helps that I've spent a week every October here since I can remember, but I'm certain you'll …


Loch Lomond Shores prepares to welcome thousands to Christmas lights switch on

The annual event takes place on Sunday, November 19 and is set to be bigger and better than ever.<p>Loch Lomond Shores is getting into the festive …

UK National Parks

Scotland 44 Samoa 38: Stuart McInally harnesses his power to edge 11-try thriller

That faint but unmistakable noise new Scotland coach Gregor Townsend may have heard on the final whistle was the sound of the All Blacks and Wallabies licking their lips. If Scotland play like this over the next two weeks – if, god forbid, Scotland defend like this against New Zealand and Australia …

Rugby Union

The LLTNPA's data cover-up and its review of the first year of the camping byelaws

In order to ban camping and get the camping byelaws approved, the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Authority misrepresented and grossly …


Lomond Rowing Club issue plea to help gain vital funding for clubhouse repairs

The Loch Lomond Club needs the help of the community to win a grant to help towards their £20,000 fundraising mission to restore the dilapidated …


Discover Scottish Munro Bagging + WIN A SCOTLAND SCRATCH PRINT

Think you’ve heard of every travel trend going? Well think again.Because there’s a niche new travel trend for keen walkers and hikers who love …


Stunning pictures capture the Northern Lights across the UK

Stargazers have been treated to dazzling displays this week<p>A stunning Northern Lights display was visible overnight this week, as the natural …

Northern Lights

Hockey: East Kilbride fight back to see off Hillhead

However, the second team couldn't follow suit as they suffered defeat to Loch Lomond<p><b>East Kilbride Ladies...3 Hillhead Ladies II...2</b><p>Another week, …

UK National Parks

Pictures of the Day: 9 November 2017

UK National Parks

Article - BBC Weather Watchers

Aurora lights up the November night sky<p><b>The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, put on a fantastic light show on Tuesday evening. Here's a selection of our Weather Watchers photos.</b>


Watch The Ayoub Sisters' new music video as Scots-Egyptian duo follow success of debut album

Record readers get exclusive first look at the Melodies for Scotland video.<p>The Ayoub Sisters have made their first video and will release it on …

UK National Parks

Spectacular Northern Lights display over UK 'like being in Iceland'

A dazzling Northern Lights display was visible over the UK last night when stargazers were treated to views of the spectacular natural phenomenon.<p>The green lights of the Aurora Borealis were visible across parts of Scotland, northern England and South Wales.<p>Dr Nathan Case, a space physicist at …


‘Haste ye back’ to Scots’ trout heaven

The countryside is beautiful, rich in culture and heritage, and Menteith brags an almost guarantee of big fish

Fly Fishing

13 Photos from Fall in Scotland

Danté and I recently returned from a vacation to experience Fall in Scotland. It’s one of my FAVORITE countries but I have always visited in the …


Dumbarton regeneration site has brought an incredible £365million to the area

Lomondgate has had a huge impact over the last decade, according to an assessment into the project.<p>A project launched 10 years ago to regenerate a …

UK National Parks

WIN an activity holiday for two at Gartmore House, Scotland

Gartmore House has recently launched its programme of activity holidays for 2018 and there really is something for everyone to enjoy. From knitting, …

UK National Parks

5 Incredible Day Trips From Edinburgh

Martin de Lusenet/FlickrFrom world-class art to world-class whiskey, Fringe Festivals to fashion, castles to cathedrals, Edinburgh has plenty to …


Road hell for drivers as roadworks force 55-mile diversion

The trunk road between Tarbet and Crianlarich has been shut, creating problems on the A82 near Loch Lomond.<p>Scots drivers are facing more than a week …

UK National Parks

Re-thinking approaches to litter in our National Parks

While I would love our National Parks to be litter free, when litter is getting worse everywhere in Scotland (see here), any attempt to reduce litter …

National Parks

The Best Photography Locations in Edinburgh

We’ve been based in the Edinburgh region for a couple of years now, and it is definitely one of our favourite cities in the UK. We’ve written a lot …


New Year getaways: 25 great hotels, pubs and cottages

There’s still time to book a cosy New Year break in the UK and see in 2018 in style, with our pick of historic hotels, charming pubs and seaside cottages from Cornwall to Loch Lomond<p><b>PUBS</b><p><b>Skenfrith, Monmouthshire</b><p>The 17th-century coaching inn the <b>Bell at Skenfrith</b> is now an award-winning restaurant …


The pathetic lies of 'loser' Ian Brady: Moors Murderer myths are debunked by expert as his remains are dumped at sea - Mirror Online

He killed at least five children, torturing them before burying their bodies on Saddleworth Moor and hiding his crimes so he could continue to murder.<p>…

UK National Parks