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Scottish Sea Kayak Trail

Scotland's west coast is an undisputed world-class sea kayaking destination. This book challenges the reader to kayak a 500km route, from the Isle of Gigha off the Kintyre peninsula, to the Summer Isles near Ullapool. It can be undertaken in four holiday-sized sections or as one long, glorious journey. The emphasis is on practical advice; how to tackle tricky tidal passages; places to visit; where to source essential information; food re- supply; where to safely leave kayaks overnight; how and when to shuttle vehicles; and the accessibility of public transport. Although camping is an essential element of this journey the book does not identify wild camp sites or even picnic places. It gives sea kayakers enough information to seek out their own adventures and so spread the environmental impact. The history of this country is inextricably linked to the west coast, from the Scoti to the Norsemen, the Lords of the Isles to the Clearances. An historical thread, woven through the text, tells 'Scotland's Story'. There are useful photographs and notes to help identify wildlife without disturbance, plus practical recommendations on wild camping, from minimum impact techniques to Scottish access law. For those who travel the trail in the comfort of their armchairs, there's also the story of the author's own journey. Together you will travel under big skies on imposing seas in the company of seals, dolphins, eagles and gulls. The Scottish Sea Kayak Trail is waiting for you.

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London, Edinburgh, Dublin and beyond: top tips for family sight-seeing in the UK

Kayaking or canoeing on the lakes (Loch Lomond, Loch Morlich) or on the open sea at Oban or the Isle of Skye. • Horse riding across Scottish moorland; there are riding centres everywhere. Spring and summer (although wet) are the best seasons for visiting ...

Irvine Sea Scouts' summer trip in doubt after thieves jump 18ft fence to steal kids' kayaks

Brenda McKeand said the plans to take members of the 1st and 6th Irvine Sea Scouts out on summer kayaking trips have now been put on hold. But she is hoping that someone somewhere saw the thieves who managed to steal eight kayaks and an engine from the ...

Solo kayaker Nick is looking forward to his oarsome fundraising challenge for RNLI

His trip has been inspired by Brian Wilson’s account of his solo sea kayak ... continuous sea kayak journey and, in doing so, fulfil my ambition .” Nick, who has been living on a yacht in the marina on the Isle of Kerrera, just off Oban, will start ...

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London, Edinburgh, Dublin and beyond: top tips for family sight-seeing in the UK Home to Robin Hood, Paddington Bear and Harry Potter, England strikes a chord with every child. They will love following in the footsteps of their favourite heroes, while delicious scones and crumpets will win them over to the traditional tea time.

Kayaker takes on 2015 mile challenge for RNLI The 51-year-old was inspired to make the trip by the exploits Aberdonian kayaker and author Brian Wilson who made a solo sea kayak around the country in the 1980s. Mr Ray said: “I have always wanted to emulate his adventure, and I have held on to the