United Kingdom

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  • Stirling, United Kingdom

    Backpacking Scotland's West Highland Way

    5.0
    101.81 mi / 12087 ft gain
    Let me just start by saying that this is probably the raddest hike I have ever done. Although the ideal way is to start from Glasgow and hike all the way up to Ft. William, the scenery just gets better and better as you get closer to the Ft William area, so if you just have a few days, you can do...
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  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Watch the Sunrise from Arthur's Seat

    4.7
    2.4 mi / 650 ft gain
    Catch a beautiful sunrise (or sunset) from the top of Arthur's Seat. Although you are in the middle of Scotland's capital, you will feel as if you've reached the Highlands. The surrounding, panoramic views, the awesome silence, and the absence of urbanity, from certain viewpoints, makes this a ve...
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  • Cumbria, United Kingdom

    Stickle Tarn Loop

    4.5
    2.71 mi / 1253 ft gain
    Starting at the National Trust Stickle Ghyll car park (or utilizing the free on road parking) make your way up the well maintained steps and path taking in Stickle Ghyll. The first half an hour of this walk is the steepest, with an early (easy) river crossing before being presented with the aweso...
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  • Powys, United Kingdom

    Hike Brecon Beacons Horseshoe

    9 mi / 2300 ft gain
    Starting out from the car park turn left and walk north along the road that leads to the old lower Neuadd reservoir and pump house. Pen y Fan, Corn Du and Cribyn will all be in view from here. Follow the path left and along the high banks of the reservoir until you reach a metal gate which leads ...
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  • Highland, United Kingdom

    Explore Balnakeil Beach, Scotland

    4 mi / 300 ft gain
    Balnakeil Beach is located 5 minutes North West of Durness Scotland. Putting "Balnakeil Beach" into your GPS should do the trick.Once you have arrived you can park your car for free by old church ruins right before the path to the beach. There is a main path you can walk on, close to the beach, t...
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  • Perth, United Kingdom

    Take in the View at Kinnoull Hill, Scotland

    0.5 mi
    Arriving at Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park is about a 1.5 mile walk from the center of town, or if arriving in a vehicle you can enter "Quarry Car Park" into your GPS and you should not have an issue.Once there you can leave your vehicle in the Quarry Car Park for free and the walking path is a coup...
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  • Stirling, United Kingdom

    Hike Dumyat, Scotland

    1.9 mi / 600 ft gain
    Dumyat (pronounced De-mai-it) is a hill in Stirling Scotland measuring 1,371 ft. To arrive at the "Dumyat Path", from Stirling center head towards the University of Stirling via Airthrey Rd. As soon as you have passed the roundabout and University Rd West, you will be looking for your next right ...
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  • Glenfinnan, United Kingdom

    Hike to Corryholly Bothy

    5.0
    5 mi / 1640.4 ft gain
    The trail is easily found, and starts 100m down the road from the Glenfinnan viaduct and monument visitor centre in a small gravel carpark. Walk through the small gravel carpark and onto the paved estate road.   Follow this track as it gently sweeps through the Glen for 8 kilometres before turnin...
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  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Stroll Victoria Street

    5.0
    It’s a must do while in Edinburgh.  It’s featured in films like Cloud Atlas, One Day, and Eurovision. It’s even said to be the inspiration for Diagon Alley in Harry Potter! Check out the shops, grab a drink at one of the coffee shops or restaurants, and be sure to take some pictures of this gorge...
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  • Glasgow City, United Kingdom

    Catch a Sunset at the The Necropolis

    The city of Glasgow has a lot to offer and this is a gem I am happy we had the opportunity to check out while we were here. It may seem odd to suggest a graveyard, but it’s a beautiful site.  The graves are intricate and the views are endless.   Some history:  The burial ground was intended to ...
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  • Devon, United Kingdom

    Explore Wistman's Wood

    Whistman's Wood is an old oak woodland in Dartmoor National Park in England. This small wood feels like stepping into a fairytale novel. The ancient oak trees grow amongst moss-covered, twisted tree trunks and branches and granite boulders, giving the place an other-worldly vibe. Reaching Whistma...
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  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Run on Portobello Beach

    2 mi
    Run along the Forth, that leads out to the Atlantic Ocean, in Edinburgh at the Portobello Beach Promenade. Accessible by bus, Portobello Beach is generally a quiet and sleepy town. The promenade runs for 2 miles and because both the boardwalk and beach are wide. It is perfect for runners and cycl...
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