Best of Tom Weir

5 episodes

Series following climber, author and broadcaster Tom Weir as he travels around Scotland.

  • Series 1
  • In this classic episode, Tom Weir visits Wanlochhead, at 1531 feet it's higher than any village in the Highlands and we get a fascinating insight into its mining history as Tom meets the locals.

  • Tom heads to Crawford to visit the first place on the map where the Clyde is identified, retracing the footsteps of author Neil Munro who discovered its source. He discovers a mystery along the way.

  • Hurrah for the Highlands again as Tom looks back on a visit to the head of Loch Lomond, where he took a trip away up on the hillside to find a very secret rock that doesn't even appear on the maps.

  • Tom Weir visits a little town on the A9 between Inverness and Dingwall, which people tend to speed past. However, he reveals the outstanding interest of Beauly as a highlight of the North-East coast.

  • Tom Weir examines something that he never takes for granted, the scale of Scotland's beauty, never having to travel far for a change of scene. Here, he looks back on a trip to Clackmannanshire.