the ridge of Carnethy against a clear frosty sky,
with its peaks and varied slopes.
The hills glowed like purple amethyst;
the sky glowed topaz and vermillion colours.
I never saw a finer screen than Pentland,
considering that it is neither rocky or elevated.” Sir Walter Scott
Meg received her PhD from the University of Edinburgh, focusing on classics and landscape archaeology. As a keen hillwalker and climber, she has always been interested in combining her love for archaeology within the outdoor experience in order to create a well-rounded and engaging day out. After years of teaching in a classroom it is exciting to take the learning into the outdoors.
Bex is a keen outdoor enthusiasts and has been working in the outdoors for the last 10 years. Bex is a qualified Mountain Leader as well as having a host of other qualifications. Working all over the UK, The UAE, Kenya and Oman, she is now based in Glasgow and loves travelling all over the UK to work on Duke of Edinburgh expeditions. As well as being really passionate about the outdoors, Bex is also a singer song writer and takes her guitar everywhere.
Experienced instructor/experts: Bex and Meg
Not included/please bring:
Food & drink
Group size: 4-10
The cost for the whole day is £45 per person plus VAT (£54). Further information will be sent nearer the time. If you need accommodation we suggest booking accommodation as soon as possible. Accommodation in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas range from luxury hotels, pubs, self-catering lodges, B&Bs, cottages or for the more budget conscious hostels and caravan/camp sites.