'Behind the Lions' sees four esteemed rugby writers from each of the Home Nations delve to the heart of what it means to be a Lion, interviewing a vast array of former tourists to uncover the passion, pride and exhilaration experienced when wearing the famous red jersey.
Guidebook to walking in Scotland's Ben Nevis and Glen Coe region, featuring 100 graded walks of 2 to 21 miles. The routes range from gentle walks to bothy treks and cover 43 Munro summits and 3 scrambles. The routes include walking near Kinlochleven, Fort William, the Grey Corries, the Mamores, the Black Mount and Ben Cruachan.
Alone in his kayak, Brian Wilson sets off from the Solway Firth on a 2000-mile odyssey around Scotland's extraordinarily varied coastline of cliffscapes, unspoiled shorelines, treacherous sea passages and beautiful Hebridean islands.
The Borders Abbeys Way is one of Scotland's Great Trails, easily reached by rail from Edinburgh. Within its 67 miles it takes in historic ruined abbeys at Melrose, Dryburgh, Kelso and Jedburgh, the towns of Hawick and Selkirk, and Abbotsford House. There is easy walking beside the Rivers Tweed and Teviot, and the hilly sections offer fine views.
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