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Inverness

24
Jun
2015
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The Great Glen Way / Caledonian Canal

InvernessToday’s blog is by Steven Rittey, Leisure Cycling and Walking Holidays Manager at Wheel2Wheel Holidays based in Manchester. Steven writes a monthly blog for OS to tell of his adventures and ‘Tales from the Cycle Trails’, a weekly newsletter for leisure cyclists. Here he describes a great ride across Scotland…

I have been on numerous night trains across Europe and like the fact that you can leave a city in the evening, travel through the night and end at your destination without spending another night in a hotel or travelling throughout the day. You can even sleep in a bed if you like or choose a cheaper reclining seat. Whilst this form of train travel is part of the everyday rail timetable in mainland Europe, the U.K only has two ‘night train’ routes left – London to Northern Scotland and London to Penzance. Despite my love of train travel, I had been on neither.

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9
Jun
2011
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Walk of the week: Inverness loop along the River Ness

As regular readers of the Ordnance Survey blog know – we’ve been running a series of map reading workshops this summer. They’re taking us from Carmarthen in the west to Leigh on Sea in the east. Kirkwall in the north down to Exeter in the south. I’ve been at the majority of the workshops and they have given me the opportunity to see some parts of the British Isles that I’ve not been to before. Today for the walk of the week I want to share with you one of the walks that I did whilst out on the road for the workshop series.

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