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Conifers in the Mist

Conifers in the Mist – A report on a Woodland Heritage visit to Murthly Castle, Perthshire Sunday 15th June 2014

Having previously spent a marvellous two days looking at the magnificent trees and forestry in the vicinity of Dunkeld, Perthshire, a county that now quite rightly markets itself as “ Big Tree Country”, a number of the party gathered at Murthly Castle on a decidedly damp Sunday morning. 1,572 more words

Jim Buckland

The View, Newport on Tay

The last time OH and I headed to Dundee I noticed a sign for The View in Newport on Tay and immediately put it on my list of restaurants to visit when I’m on-call and have to stay in Fife. 534 more words

Just For Fun

Take 2 – River Tay, Stanley to Thistlebrig (05/10/14)

After the last trip I jumped at the chance to do it all over again. This time there were only 4 of us, the coach, another girl who has been paddling for a couple of years and a man who has done a bit of sea kayaking but this was his first time on the river. 958 more words

Beginner Kayaker

First River Trip – River Tay, Stanley to Thistlebrig (14/09/14)

To sum it up in one word……. FANTASTIC!

With only 6 sessions on the loch, to say I was a little apprehensive going out on a moving river would have been an understatement but I was up for a challenge. 740 more words

Beginner Kayaker

Kayaking the story so far

A number of years ago whilst camping at Luss on the shores of Loch Lomond I went on a boat trip and when we went round a corner I was surprised to see a world of canoe campers that wasn’t visible from the shore. 908 more words

Beginner Kayaker