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Pentland Inspirations Competition

Published: Thursday, 20 December 2018

Hill runner Peter Lang


The 2018 Pentland Inspirations winners have been announced and the exhibition has just started its tour of venues across Edinburgh, Midlothian, West Lothian and West Linton.

This competition saw 48 entrants, submitting 103 photographs and eight art works. 

The following people had images/art commended or winning:

Best Art: Janet Dyer – Lakeside Turf

Best Activity:  Peter Lang – Hill Runner

Best Biodiversity Photograph: Stephen Hamilton – Badger Cub's First Wander

Best Landscape Photograph:  Craig Graham – Winter Walk

Commended Art: Robert Coleman – There will be Frogs, and William Wood – Pentland Hills S.E Towards Harbour and Bells Hill

Commended Activity Photograph: Chris Inglis – City Lights, Dwayne Telford – Riding off into the Sunset, and Robin Silander – Boy's Best Friend

Commended Biodiversity Photograph: Daniel Reiser – Branched, Stephen Hamilton – Frogs Gathering, and Steve Chambers – Top of the Wall, MA

Commended Landscape Photograph: Dougie Cockburn – Done Fishin, Dwayne Telford – South Ridge @ Night, and Peter Lang – Hillend Ski Centre

Click here to see the winning photographs (Chrome browser recommended).

Prizes included Cicerone’s Pentland Hills guidebook, Craigdon Mountain Sports vouchers, and Pentland Hills Regional Park branded water bottles and neck buffs (these latter prizes are also available to purchase from Regional Park HQ).

The exhibition has started and will be available to view at the following venues (please contact the venues for opening times):


HOB                                     3rd December – 18th December 2018

Harlaw                                20th December  – 6th January 2019

Water of Leith                   7th January  – 18th January 

Colinton Parish Church   21st January  – 25th January

West Linton

West Linton Village Hall 28th January  – 8th February


Harlaw                                11th February – 17th February


Dalkeith Library                18th February – 1st March

Penicuik Library                4th March – 16th March

West Lothian

Armadale Library18th – 23rd March

Blackridge Library 26th – 30th March

Fauldhouse Library 2nd – 6th April

West Calder Library 9th – 13th April

Lanthorn Library 16th – 20th April

East Calder Library 23rd -27th April

Carmondean Library 30th April – 4th May

Broxburn Library 7th – 11th May

Blackburn Library 14th – 18th May

We hope you enjoy viewing the images as much as we have.