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Hiking among archaeology in Caithness

Caithness private guided About Argyll Walking Holiday

Caithness in North-east Scotland must have been a very busy place in the Neolithic, Bronze and Iron Age. The landscape is littered with remains of cairns, brochs, round houses, standing stones and other signs of the people that lived here..... read more

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Torridon and Assynt walking tour recce

North-west Highlands About Argyll Walking Holiday

Torridon and Assynt in the north-west Highlands are one of the most remote and less populated areas in Scotland. They have spectacular mountain scenery. Our new walking tour will go to this part of Scotland, so we headed north for a thorough exploration of the area..... read more

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Walking on the islands of the Inner Hebrides

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The Inner Hebrides are an archipelago just off the west coast of Scotland. It comprises 35 inhabited islands and 44 uninhabited islands greater than 30 hectares (74 acres) and many more smaller ones. .... read more

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Guide Meeting About Argyll Walking Holidays

About Argyll Walking Holidays Guides

We had a most enjoyable get together for our guide meeting in the beautiful village of Fort Augustus situated at the south end of Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland..... read more

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What's the weather like in Scotland?

weather Wester Ross, Scotland

A Scottish traditional welcome always opens with how are you? and what is the weather today?!.... read more

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Scotland's unique brochs

Mousa Broch, Shetland Islands

Brochs are Iron Age drystone hollow-walled structures of a type found only in Scotland. They are the most spectacular of roundhouse buildings. There are well over 500 brochs in Scotland, most of them found in northern and western Scotland and the islands..... read more

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Rock art in Scotland

Rock Art panel above cairnbaan, Kilmartin Glen

Since I moved to Scotland, rock art has intrigued me. I don't live very far from Kilmartin Glen, one of the best places in Scotland to see rock art..... read more

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Orkney and Shetland Islands as a 2-week holiday

Orkney and Shetland Islands

Landscapes and seascapes that make you feel as if you have found one of the most remote coastlines in the world; superb wildlife and a history that stretches right back to the dawn of civilisation - you can experience all this on Orkney and Shetland..... read more

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Old Man of Hoy, Orkney Islands

The Old Man of Hoy from the ferry.

We walk with groups to this sea stack off the east coast of the Isle of Hoy every year. This year we also sailed past it..... read more

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Hiking on the Isle of Raasay

Walking on the Isle of Lewis

The Isle of Raasay is a great place to escape the droves of tourists that visit the Isle of Skye..... read more

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