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Fish, Woodland and Troup Head

Join Mark Stephen and Euan McIlwraith for the latest outdoor activities from Shetland to the Borders. Mark gets a tour of the modern fish market at Peterhead Port.

Euan hears about NFU Scotland’s new awareness-raising campaign to tackle irresponsible access by dog walkers in Scotland’s countryside. He hears from a farmer who has been the victim of dog attacks on his livestock.

Mark gets a tour of the state of the art fish market at Peterhead Port and finds out how fish makes its way from sea to plate.

The Woodland Trust has just secured the future of a special area of trees near Oban. Euan goes to explore and hear all about it.

The Formartine and Buchan Way is a popular route for walkers and cyclists running from Dyce all the way to Peterhead and Fraserburgh. Mark hears about Aberdeenshire Council plans to place e-bikes along the route to further increase its popularity.

Euan is back near Dalmellington on Craigengillan Estate for the first time in over ten years to see how the owner has transformed the land.

The earliest documented reference to a Scottish ship sailing to North America in 1596 has been discovered in the Aberdeen City and Shire archive. Mark meets the researcher who made the discovery about ‘The William’ and finds out about its significance.

Troup Head RSPB reserve on the Banffshire Coast is home to Scotland’s largest mainland gannet colony. Even in the winter it’s an impressive place to visit as Mark found out earlier this week.

Newtongrange is home to the National Mining Museum of Scotland. It tells the story of the lives of the men who worked in the mining industry across the country and has lots to explore as Mark found out.

1 hour, 30 minutes


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