Huts: a place beyond - how to end our exile from nature
Victorian visitors had shooting lodges - Scots had trips doon the watter. Norwegian citizens had hytte - Scots had Butlins. Why have the inhabitants of one of Europe's prime tourist destinations been elbowed off the land and exiled from nature for so long? Lesley Riddoch relives her own bothy experience, rediscovers lost hutting communities, travels through hytte-covered Norway and suggests that thousands of humble woodland huts would give Scots a vital post-covid connection with nature and affordable, low-impact holidays in their own beautiful land - at last.