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Lus buidhe Bealltainn – Yellow plant of Beltane

The marsh marigold is a vivid reminder of the close links between Gaelic culture and the Scottish seasons, as Ruairidh MacIlleathain explains. Read the full Gaelic version below. The day that starts the summer, now the first of May, is … Continue reading

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An adventure to Noss

There are few National Nature Reserves in Scotland that present as much of a challenge to visit as Noss NNR. The rewards however are a sense of achievement and satisfaction in what you discover. This is clearly reflected in some … Continue reading

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