An Outdoors family

Route info: MacGregor’s Cave, near Kinloch Rannoch

We’ve just returned from a weekend away in the van around the Loch Rannoch area, somewhere we’ve been to many times before but there’s always little gems hidden away that we never can fit in for a short weekend. This time, we sought out the route to MacGregor’s Cave, a short walk through some woods […]


Great to be Bhac in the mountains with our son!

If you’ve read some of our previous blogs, you’ll know that we try to include our son in the decision making of our weekend adventures whenever we can. So, feeling the need to strap on our boots and get a good walk and wildcamp under our belts, we asked him what he’d fancy doing. “I […]


Trip report: Jock’s Road, Glen Doll, Cairngorms National Park

Jocks Road is a right of way of significant importance in Scottish history. It is a route which crosses the southern Cairngorms from Glen Clova to Braemar and at one point the land owner closed access. A court case followed, until it was eventually declared a right of way in 1888. This route follows a […]

Lochan Uaine

Trip report: Lochan Uaine, Cairngorms National Park

Feeling a bit whimsical and in the mood to enjoy the sunshine we decided on a potter to Lochan Uaine, a small lochan just a short walk from Glenmore. Meaning ‘Green lochan’ it is said mischievous fairies wash their clothes there, which is why the water is green. Apparently the fairies are evil nuisances who […]