Outdoors/Leisure

  • 14 September 2014

    It took 18 months for the scars on Adam Walker's belly to fade after he was stung off Hawaii by a Portuguese man'o'war.

  • 13 September 2014

    We drive through the headstone-studded battlefields of France towards the sunny south, to the stunning region of the Dordogne with its lazy rivers, fairy-tale castles and golden fields of tobacco and maize, a burnished chequerboard gracing the banks of the River Vezere and the yawning coils of the River Dordogne.

  • 13 September 2014

    A historic stopping-off point for coaches from Kelso to Edinburgh, the Lodge at Carfraemill is now a welcoming hotel that provides a base for exploring Lauderdale, visiting nearby Thirlestane Castle or indulging in a range of outdoor activities in the area.

  • 13 September 2014

    Perthshire will be a-buzz with golf fanatics as the Ryder Cup soon descends on Gleneagles, but the area has much to offer those less than absorbed by the sport, including a two-hour trip through its heart, from Auchterarder through Pitlochry and Blair Atholl.