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Scottish Borders travel feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

I try to travel year round as this leads to more varied experiences. As I describe here, you can live comfortably in any season in a motorhome or campervan. On …

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Pathfinder Dumfries & Galloway

In Books by Felicity Martin

This was another walks guidebook I revised for Crimson Publishing, who produce the OS series of Pathfinder guides. It covers a tranquil region in the southwest of Scotland that offers …

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Strathearn Ramblers newsletter

In Design by Felicity Martin

I am a member of our local walking group and one of my voluntary roles is to edit the club’s newsletter. We have four, quarterly issues plus a special each …

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North Coast 500 feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

The spring 2018 issue of Outdoor Enthusiast contains a 6-page feature I wrote about the North Coast 500, Scotland’s most successful tourist route. I completed the journey in very changeable …

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Pathfinder Loch Ness and Inverness

In Books by Felicity Martin

This new title was published in October 2017. It was based on an earlier Pathfinder title covering a much larger part of northern Scotland, but it was decided to focus …

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Experience Big Tree Country books

In Books by Felicity Martin

This series of four walk guidebooks were my first Catkin Press publications. They bring together the best walks around Perthshire and include information to help readers connect with the natural world. Each volume contains …

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Red squirrels feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

I was commissioned to write a feature about red squirrels for Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park’s magazine by Forestry Commission Scotland, who actively promote recreation in public forests. I …

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Prawn fishing feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

For this feature I sailed in a fishing boat off the west coast of Scotland with Hughie Macleod, who’s been catching prawns the same way for the past 30 years using the traditional …

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Cloud recognition feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

You’ve seen the forecast and decided to spend the day outdoors, but can you anticipate unexpected weather changes when you’re out there? If you want to keep a step ahead …