Tagged: Scotland

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Great Cumbrae Trip Day 5 – Day trip to Largs

Day four of our trip to Great Cumbrae and with the kayak race completed it was time to chill. I was up early as usual and ready for a nother circumnavigation of the island. Yesterday I had circumnavigated it by surf-ski and bike. Today I was going to do it on foot with an early...

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Great Cumbrae Trip Day 2 – Onto Great Cumbrae

Our second full day of our trip started in Glentrool with absolutely pouring rain. The plan was to mountain bike early though before the others were awake so I got up, put on some waterproofs and headed out into the pre-dawn light. It was certainly wet and the weight of the rain had dropped bracken,...

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Great Cumbrae Trip Day 1 – Penrith and Ae Forest

Not the best of starts Our family holiday to Scotland on board Ramsey our VW Campervan was finally here. The camper was loaded with all that we should need, clothes, food, games and plenty of toys and equipment and we were ready to go. Our destination was the island of Great Cumbrae just of the...

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Loch Lomond Holiday 2015 – Day 4

Not much of a holiday day today really, as it was the last day in Scotland. Rain overnight meant that the tent was wet when we came to pack it up after breakfast and then it was time to load the car and start our journey south. We weren’t heading all the way home as...

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Loch Lomond 2015 – Day 3

After a night of pouring rain and no sleep I got up early and had a coffee and breakfast under our new awning. I had planned to take an early morning walk up Ben Lomond but seeing as the weather had been so terrible overnight and I didn’t have all of my proper walking gear...

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Loch Lomond 2015 – Day 2

Inchcailloch After our little stroll into Balmaha yesterday, we had decided that we wanted to take a boat trip out to the island and Nature Reserve of Inchcailloch. It’s only a couple of hundred yards off shore from Balmaha and I was going to swim out to it, but decided against that as I would...

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