With the summer now in full swing, the opportunities to get out and about are well and truly upon us.
But if tents, wellies and a prolonged assault by midges is far from your idea of a good time then don’t worry! There are no shortage of options for those looking for a quick dose of the Scottish outdoors.
Within reach of the Central Belt, here are some of the top accessible hikes offering Highland day-trip inspiration.
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Neil Robertson is the Scotland travel blogger and writer behind Travels with a Kilt.
He appears here as one of the Scotlanders travel bloggers, collaborating to showcase the best of the country.
His adventures usually involve the outdoors, a kilt (obviously!) and some immersion in Scotland’s great history.