Blogs from Blair Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe


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Day 31 Blair Atholl to Newtonmore 38miles 993 miles A dull and damp start with a blustery wind, but the rain had stopped at least. Before breakfast went for a short ride up to Old Blair bridge where there were good views of dippers on the river and red squirrels in the trees. Coming back on an estate road of Blair castle, I stopped and watched an osprey carrying a fish back to its nest. Near the entrance to the castle I stopped to admire some highland beasties with particularly fine horns. After a fine breakfast in my very comfortable lodgings I set forth on the gentle climb up Glen Garry. All the way up to the Drumochter pass and beyond the NCN 7 uses the old A9, much of which is traffic free and ... read more
A Horny Pair!

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