ADVENTURES IN SCOTLAND
Welcome to hiking-scotland.co.uk, a place for hikers, walkers and hill baggers. I hope to share a little bit of experience, some walk reports and generally take account of our adventures in the Scottish outdoors.
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With one thing and another, it had been a few weeks since our last family outing. We made plans to visit Dalkeith Country Park last weekend with our extended family. Dalkeith Country Park is laid out over 1000 acres to the south of Edinburgh. It has a brilliant adventure park for the kids, a variety … Continue reading Dalkeith Country Park – Walk Report – July 2021
How to use a route card The best way to plan a hiking route is to use a route card. This is a short summary of your planned walk, key points and times that allows you to plan effectively and easily share your route with others. In this post, we will look at what a … Continue reading How to Plan a Hiking Route in the UK
Tying your boots correctly is an important factor in ensuring your boots stay comfortable throughout your hike as well as helping to prevent hot spots, blisters, and blackened toe nails. Changing the way your boots are tied can relieve presure points and give your feet space to carry you effectively through your walk. In this … Continue reading How to Lace Your Boots Correctly