THE TRAIN TRACK TO NOWHERE…

I always love to find a little hidden gem on our travels around Scotland. We ended up booking a caravan on the Cowal peninsula last weekend. Because we had been to Dunoon just a couple of weeks before, I wanted to see if I could find anywhere different on the peninsula we had never visitedContinue reading “THE TRAIN TRACK TO NOWHERE…”

COWAL’S CHINESE PONDS TRAIL

I’m a big Dunoon fan. It reminds me of my childhood, a simpler time – although weirdly I’m pretty sure we only went over on the ferry once when I was a kid, and I’ve actually been back far more times in the past few years! I also remember when I was a kid beingContinue reading “COWAL’S CHINESE PONDS TRAIL”

FORT WILLIAM: THREE LITTLE GEMS TO SEE…

I absolutely love Fort William. It’s definitely one of my favourite towns in Scotland and I love visiting it. Not just because the views over Loch Linnhe to the Ardnamurchan peninsula are incredible, or the drive through Glencoe which precedes it, but also because usually when we’re staying there it’s a precursor to heading evenContinue reading “FORT WILLIAM: THREE LITTLE GEMS TO SEE…”

KILLIN: WATERFALLS, CASTLE RUINS, AND MY FIRST OUTDOOR DRINK IN MONTHS!

Travel has only been open again for a couple of weeks, and we’ve already been making the most of it. (Partly because of being stuck in Glasgow for so long, and partly because we’re now permanently worried we’ll be locked down again in Scotland so need to escape while we can!) Two nights away inContinue reading “KILLIN: WATERFALLS, CASTLE RUINS, AND MY FIRST OUTDOOR DRINK IN MONTHS!”

DRAMATIC DUNNOTTAR CASTLE…

I love a good ruined castle. A good ruined castle in a dramatic setting is a definite bonus. And Dunnottar Castle in Aberdeenshire ticks both of those boxes. We visited yesterday as we’re currently up in Aberdeen for the Bank Holiday weekend. Now you can’t just rock up to the castle at the moment andContinue reading “DRAMATIC DUNNOTTAR CASTLE…”