Walking in the Angus Glens

The summer of 2012 dispensed some of the most unpredictable – and wettest – weather I have encountered for a long time in Scotland. Despite this I managed to achieve a long term… Continue reading

Angus Coastal Trail Guidebook

The Angus coastline is a truly wondrous place to walk. Between Monifieth and the estuary of the River North Esk an exceptionally varied landscape awaits. From the Firth of Tay, the mouth of… Continue reading

Angus Autumn Adventure

Now in its second year, Angus Autumn Adventures gives people the chance to enjoy the great outdoors and try new activities. Whether it be a high adrenalin pursuits such as coasteering or gorge… Continue reading

Read all about it!

Three walk routes from Walking in the Angus Glens by James Carron (Cicerone) appeared as extracts from the book in The Courier newspaper. To view them as pdf files, click the links below…… Continue reading

Camping in Glen Mark

On test – a budget one-person backpacking tent in Glen Mark. Read more…

An Introduction to the Angus Glens

For an introduction to the five main Angus Glens read this article by James Carron, published on the Celebrate Scotland website. An Expert Guide to Walking in the Angus Glens

Bothies, Huts and Howffs

Finding a bed for the night – or a pitch for that matter – in the Angus Glens is not always easy. It is reassuring therefore to find that, aside from wild camping,… Continue reading

Coastal Path Closures

One section of the coastal path between Arbroath and Auchmithie is currently ‘closed’ due to landslides and unstable ground. Walkers are advised not to use the short stretch of surfaced trail between the… Continue reading

Coastal Geology

The Angus coastline is awash with sites of geological interest. The best known include the Deil’s Heid sea stack, the Needle E’e and Dickmont’s Den, all to be found on the coastal trail… Continue reading

Two Days – Three Glens

Due to this geographical arrangement of the Angus Glens, many walkers tend to find themselves funnelled into individual valleys, drawn by the unique personality each possesses. Isla is green, Clova craggy, Prosen peaceful,… Continue reading

Stay in a Cave

Glen Mark is one of my favourite spots in Angus and, located in the remote upper reaches of the valley, Balnamoon’s Cave is my perfect bolt hole; a place to ponder life’s seemingly… Continue reading