The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail in the Yorkshire Dales, the Falls of Clyde near New Lanark and the Four Waterfalls Walk in the Brecon Beacons near Aberdare are arguably the most scenic waterfall walks in Great Britain. Waterfalls provide a double joy: the appearance of the splashing white water and the sometimes almost deafening noise of […]
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Written by Deryn van der Tang (A Runner-up entry in the Travel for Seniors Writing Competition.) “Everybody out and go to the toilet before we head down the Inversnaid Highway,” said Eddie our coach driver as we arrived in Aberfoyle. “This is the bladder test!” he said before we set off down a very narrow […]
Written by Andrea Wotherspoon (One of two winning entries in the Off the Beaten Track Writing Competition.) Caithness, the Kingdom of the Cats, is also known as the lowlands beyond the Highlands. Indeed not many people realise it’s possible to travel a further hundred miles north of Inverness, yet still be on the mainland. And those […]
After reading The Road to Little Dribbling, I realise that Bill Bryson is not just a renowned senior traveller (he is 65 this year), but also a ‘grumpy old man’, albeit a very amusing, grumpy old man. The book is sub-titled More Notes from a Small Island, and that explains it well. Twenty years after […]