In Spain’s north-east Banyoles is the capital of the county Pla de l’Estany. The lake of Banyoles was formed from a volcanic depression with a beautiful blue tone. Its crystal clear waters was the centre for rowing competitions in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
The woods behind Alva and Tillicoultry offer great views of the surrounding Forth valley and the surrounding woodland. It is and easy ramble anyone can do with several routes and good paths. See Ochil Woodland 2