White-water activity market expanding In recent years the UK has seen a huge increase in demand for activities that involve 'playing' in fast-moving, white-water.  This is probably not suprising.  As the soft-adventure market has expanded, offering opportunities to people that wouldn't normally do such outdoorsy activities, there has also been an increase in the more
With such a varied landscape of lochs, glens, hills, mountains and coast, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is the perfect playground for all kinds of people!  From outdoor enthusiasts, to artists, writers and poets, dog-walkers to those who just appreciate an awesome view or some peace and quiet! The National Park encompasses around

The latest edition of the Ocean Paddler magazine from Paddle Press Media, is now available for all you salty-paddlers out there. In this issue: 360˚• News • My Superior Summer • Making the shot 17 – photographing the same place • Barreling along • Starfish, Consciousness, and the BCU – through the study of echinoderms

It's August and the schools in Scotland are starting to go back for the next academic year.  Kids are excited to see their friends again and find out what homework lies in store for the new term! Outdoor Education A hugely important part of a child's education is outdoor learning particularly for those children based
Canoe Scotland have added some new information and guidelines to their website for any paddlers looking for some dos and don'ts or top tips to help minimise the impact of paddling in locations across Scotland. There are guidelines covering: Wild camping (including restrictions when paddling near scheduled monuments e.g. Caledonian Canal) Sanitation (e.g. going to

Whenever we head to the outdoors for work or recreation we should all be keeping a few simple guidelines in mind, to help minimise the impact we have on the environment around us.  We can all do our bit, in however little a way, to help preserve what is becoming a landscape under pressure from

          Take Care of your Trails Weekend is a co-ordinated nationwide weekend of volunteer-based bike trail maintenance events happening across Scotland, and the rest of Europe, on the weekend of Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th April 2018. The aim of the campaign is to let the mountain biking community know about