Blogs archive

A Bullet from a Shooting Star by Alex Chinneck

I walk the line

22 July 2016 by Walking Class Hero

You’ll have probably have heard of the New York High Line. Walking Class Hero explores the walk and other urban, linear, high line parks in Paris, London and Manchester.

Looking over to Craig Wen and Craig Lwyd

Go wild outdoors

06 June 2016 by Phil Pickin

Phil Pickin tells us why we should be going wild over the summer months – even if it’s only in our back garden

Cuckoo by Edmund Fellowes

Following the elusive cuckoo

06 June 2016 by Paul Stancliffe

The British Trust for Ornithology has been tracking British cuckoos for the past five years so birdwatching expert Paul Stancliffe knows just where to find them this summer…

Be the change this Volunteers' Week

Be the change this Volunteers Week

01 June 2016 by Walking Class Hero

Scutum

Searching for Scutum

26 May 2016 by Brian Jones

Brian Jones gazes into the summer night sky to examine the shield of a Polish king.

Scottish views and vistas

Manifesto for a walking Scotland

08 April 2016 by Helen Todd

As part of the 2016 Scottish Elections, there is a crying need for politicians to support walking & access, promote health, and protect the environment.

Spring blossom

Has spring already sprung?

01 March 2016 by Phil Pickin

Phil Pickin asks whether winter ever really happened, looks at how climate change affects wildlife and reveals the telltale signs of spring...

Hydra constellation thumb

The night sky in spring

01 March 2016 by Brian Jones

As spring gets into full swing, Brian Jones takes a look at the night sky in March and explains how to spot Hydra, the celestial water snake…

Wood Warbler by Edmund Fellowes

The magic of the dawn chorus

01 March 2016 by Paul Stancliffe

Our resident birdwatching expert, Paul Stancliffe, explains which birds to look out for this spring and where.

Loch Lomond

A ban on informal camping in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

28 January 2016 by Helen Todd

From March 2017, anyone wishing to camp along approximately 150km of loch shores within the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park will find they are faced with a ban.