Category Archives: John Muir

Why you must experience the John Muir Way?

Elaine Macintosh, John Muir Way Development Officer of Central Scotland Green Network Trust explains the extent of the John Muir Way and the opportunities it offers. When I first heard about the John Muir Way, I’d no idea it passed … Continue reading

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Celebrate #JohnMuirDay the John Muir Way

Things are gearing up for the John Muir Day celebrations which also marks the long-distance walking and cycling route’s fourth anniversary. Ewan McGill is the communications manager at the Central Scotland Green Network Trust (CSGNT), which manages the John Muir … Continue reading

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A Bridge over Endrick Water

Poetry in motion as SNH’s Danielle Casey, joined by a band of merry friends and colleagues, cycles the John Muir Way We embark on our journey Beguiled by sakura A motley of cyclists Racer, mountain and tourer Charging through the … Continue reading

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Join the John Muir celebrations

With spring in the air, are you looking for something fun to do in Scotland’s outdoors? Then you’re invited to join the celebrations for the second anniversary of the John Muir Way! Events take place from 16-24 April across the … Continue reading

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A year of walking the John Muir Way

Vicki Mowat, SNH Media Relations & PR officer, has recently completed the John Muir Way. Here she reflects on a journey that included both scenic and cultural highlights. Over this past year, my husband and I decided to walk all … Continue reading

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Celebrating John Muir

Christmas Eve marked the centenary of the death one of Scotland’s great conservation heroes, John Muir. We caught up with Bethan Haston, John Muir Award Scotland Project Manager, to find out how the John Muir Trust has contributed to celebrating … Continue reading

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100,000 John Muir Awards achieved in Scotland

At the end of November, the John Muir Trust celebrated a landmark achievement when Sarah Oswald, a senior pupil from Balfron High School in Stirlingshire, became Scotland’s 100,000th John Muir Award recipient.  Here Toby Clark, the John Muir Trust’s John … Continue reading

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Valuing John Muir and nature

Ron McCraw, is an Access and Recreation Manager with Scottish Natural Heritage. He is also an advocate of the value of John Muir’s legacy. As he explains below we stand on the cusp of an exceptional opportunity to celebrate and … Continue reading

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