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Crossing the Moorfoot Hills

From where it flows into the Tweed at Innerleithin, a solitary road runs up alongside the Leithen Water — Abhainn Leitheinn, the grey river — and is soon enclosed in perfect round and green hills. It twists and turns and climbs northwards through these, the Moorfoot Hills, treading a path between Whitehope Law and Windlestraw […]

A82

The A82 between Tyndrum and North Ballachulish in the West Highlands is a remarkable road. Astonishing not just for the breathtaking moorland and mountain landscape that it floats across and weaves through. And the extraordinarily difficult remote and hostile conditions in which it was constructed, across deep peat bogs, around peaks and lochans and over […]