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1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 12 May 2012

Should the construction of hilltracks require planning permission? We hear both sides of the argument.

Scotland's makar Liz Lochhead takes Mark to her favourite place at Glen Uig, as part our My Favourite Place writing competition.

AA Box 472 near Ballater is one of about 10 such boxes left in the UK. It's also one of the smallest museums around. Mark takes a look.

Storyteller Claire Hewitt talks about her bike journey around the route of the Etape Caledonia, telling - and learning - stories as she goes.

How to turn a murky, old canal into a sporting venue of the future.

Plus original Highland ponies and red throated divers on Rum.

  • Box 472

    Box 472

    John Holly, one of the people behind the restoration of AA Box 472 at Cambus O'May.

  • Ewe and lamb

    Ewe and lamb

    We get an insight into how lambing is going for one smallholder.


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