Highland

Highland is a council area in Scotland and is one of the 32 council areas in Scotland.  It covers nearly 10,000 square miles of area in the north and north west and west Scotland.
Dornoch Cathedral, 13th century church in the Scottish Highlands

Learn about the rich history surrounding Dornoch Cathedral and its Bishop - Gilbert de Moravia in 1222.

Skelbo Castle, overlooking Loch Fleet in Sutherland

A charming ruin of a Scottish Castle located near Dornoch in the north of Scotland. Currently owned by a Russian billionaire!

The Jacobite Steam train from Fort William to Mallaig.

This is a traditional train ride that covers many miles of beautiful countryside in southwest Scotland. Also the Hogwarts Express!

An Lochan Uaine - The Green Loch, based near Aviemore

A visit to the magical Green Loch in the Glenmore Forest Park, near Loch Morlich and Aviemore.

A trip to Highland Wildlife Park whilst staying in Aviemore

Visiting Highland Wildlife Park with my young family in July 2021. Polar bears, monkeys, tigers and more!

10 things to do at Loch Morlich, Aviemore

Here are my top things to do at Loch Morlich in the Highlands just outside Aviemore.

Treezone aerial adventure course based in Aviemore

A fantastic day out among the treetops on an aerial adventure course at the Rothiemurchus Centre in Aviemore. Cairngorm National Park.

Staying at Scandinavian Village, Aviemore, Highlands

My favourite place to stay in Aviemore, Scandinavian Village, a holiday resort on the west side of Aviemore.

Ruthven Barracks near Kingussie in the great Spey Valley.

The ruins of Ruthven Barracks - go back in time to the Jacobite rebellion and learn about a focal point in Scottish history.

Quad Bike Trekking at the Rothiemurchus Centre, Aviemore

Quad biking treks in Aviemore on the Rothiemurchus Estate over hills, moors and streams in the shadow of the Cairngorms.

Outdoor Go Karting at Aviemore Kart Raceway

Go Karting at Aviemore Kart Raceway in the Scottish Highlands with my brother and nephew. Who will get bragging rights?

Visit the iconic Culloden Railway Viaduct, near Inverness

Culloden Viaduct, the longest masonry railway viaduct in Scotland built in 1894. A great place to see while visiting Culloden Battlefield.

A wee adventure cruising Loch Ness with Loch Ness by Jacobite

A journey with Loch Ness by Jacobite Cruises down the iconic Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal. Will we see Nessie?