Nature notes: August’s wildlife highlights

August promises plenty of wildlife highlights in Britain, whether that’s at the seaside or, often, much closer to home.

Introducing Walkhighlands: the free walking resource in the Inner Hebrides

In this interview, Walkhighlands founder Helen Webster shares her expertise from over a decade spent exploring Scotland’s Inner Hebrides.

Forget the Caribbean: these are the best beaches in Orkney and the Outer Hebrides

These Scottish island chains are home to some of the most spectacular sands in the UK.

Nature notes: June’s wildlife highlights

There is abundant British wildlife to absorb in June, the month of daylight. 

The best smaller hillwalks in Britain

Lace up your hiking boots and explore one of Britain’s best small hills. 

Phoebe Smith’s best small hills in Scotland

Forget measurements: when it comes to hillwalking, height really doesn’t matter.

Nature notes: May’s wildlife highlights

Puffins, pearls and pasqueflowers – nature is at its best in May. 

Island life: Orkney’s cultural treasures

Orkney’s rich history is markedly visible across the islands in its well-preserved Neolithic villages and chambered cairns.

The best archaeological sites in Orkney

Orkney’s rich history is incredibly well-preserved in its abundance of archaeological sites — and most are free to enter.

A view to a hill: the best cliff walks in Orkney

Orkney’s landscapes are some of the most dramatic in the UK.