Glenesk Folk Museum


A weekend in Glenesk, featuring the two highlights of a climb up Mount Keen and a visit to the interesting folk museum.

The Cairngorms in Winter

I was at Eden Court earlier this week to see the film The Cairngorms in Winter, featuring outdoors writer Chris Townsend and directed by Terry Abraham. The film is an intriguing mix of geographical documentary, “how to” guide to winter walking and camping, introduction to the Cairngorms (Townsend’s home area), beautiful advert for the Scottish Highlands…

Hike and bike

I was away this weekend past with Nicole and a bunch of friends to do some hillwalking and cycling.  Based near Braemar in the Cairngorms National Park we had two excellent days, both of which involved longish cycles and then Munro-climbing at the end. Our first day saw us tackle Carn Bhac, south of Braemar.…