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My Highland Adventure – Walking the Great Glen Way

Last week I walked the Great Glen Way in Scotland, and it was one of the best holidays (though also most knackering) that I’ve had in ages. I could quite happily move to Scotland in a heartbeat – the countryside is stunning, the people are so friendly and the Scots make heavenly whisky!

Not the Great Glen Way - Highland cow in Hertfordshire
While we were ‘training’ for the walk (i.e. going on long walks to various pubs), my boyfriend snapped this great pic of a Highland cow near where I live in Hertfordshire, which seemed like a good omen.
Sadly the only Highland coo we saw whilst actually in Scotland was the one on the T-shirt he’d bought a few weeks ago…

This is my quick attempt at sketching a highland coo in pencil and then a version I later did with colour pencils. Steel yourself for more Scottish themed drawings as I was very inspired and am likely to remain obsessed for a while yet!

Great Glen Way - Pencil drawing of Highland cooGreat Glen Way - Highland Coo drawn with coloured pencils