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Mark Rowe is an environmental and outdoors journalist and writer who works for several national newspapers and magazines. He has written a Walk of the Month column for the Independent on Sunday for the past 15 years and is a regular contributor to its travel pages and those of its sister Independent paper. He is news editor at BBC Countryfile magazine and the dossiers author for Geographical, the magazine of the Royal Geographical Society where he writes on issues ranging from migration to poverty and climate change and sustainable tourism. He is a regular contributor to Walk, the magazine of the Ramblers, where his work has included an in-depth feature on the new Hebridean Way across the Outer Hebrides. For several years he has written walking booklets and researched the Great British Walk for the National Trust and contributes to its membership magazine. He has also written for several environmental organisations, such as the Wildlife Trusts and contributed and edited reports ranging from climate change to the coast for WWF and the National Trust.

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Interview with Mark Rowe

We chat to Mark Rowe, author of our guide to the Outer Hebrides, about walking, wildlife, and his favourite place to eat on the islands. 


On the road in the Outer Hebrides

Join Mark Rowe, author of our new Outer Hebrides guide, as he shows us his highlights from a research trip to the islands. 


The SS Politician and Whisky Galore (!)

Author Mark Rowe talks about the history behind the classic comedy Whisky Galore!, and its 2016 remake.