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…”

THE MANY DIFFERENT VIEWS OF EILEAN DONAN CASTLE…

Eilean Donan Castle is probably one of Scotland’s most iconic castles, situated on a tiny island where three lochs meet, and surrounded by incredible scenery. It’s really close to the bridge to Skye so it’s always a sight I love to see as it means I’m getting closer to my favourite island, but if IContinue reading “THE MANY DIFFERENT VIEWS OF EILEAN DONAN CASTLE…”

LOCH LOMOND – ON WHY IT’S MY HAPPY PLACE AND MY TOP PICKS!

Do you have a place near to you that’s your happy place? A place you can visit that instantly makes you feel calmer? For me, it’s Loch Lomond. Often, in the past, after a tough day in the office, we would take a drive up there just to de-stress. Just being in the vicinity ofContinue reading “LOCH LOMOND – ON WHY IT’S MY HAPPY PLACE AND MY TOP PICKS!”

LAZY GAL’S GUIDE TO THE BEST SCOTTISH “CUL-DE-SACS” . ..

One thing you will find a lot of in Scotland are dead-end roads. I am a massive fan of these because usually you’ll find something pretty special at the end. Here are some of my favourites… GLENELG – If you swing a left before Loch Duich on the way up towards Skye, you’ll find theContinue reading “LAZY GAL’S GUIDE TO THE BEST SCOTTISH “CUL-DE-SACS” . ..”

ISLE OF SKYE – BEST ATTRACTIONS

The Isle of Skye is obviously one of the most popular tourist destinations in Scotland, probably even the whole of the UK. The fact it’s an island which is also accessible by bridge probably contributes to its appeal but largely its appeal is that it is an absolute beauty of a place to visit. It’sContinue reading “ISLE OF SKYE – BEST ATTRACTIONS”