Loch Vaa is a serene freshwater loch located in the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland. Still waters and stunning mountain views.
Alvie Forest Food is a unique Scottish dining experience in the heart of the Highlands, offering a seasonal menu.
Discover the rich cultural and ecological significance of Scottish heather in this article. Learn about its history and traditional uses.
The Aquadome in Inverness boasts a wave pool, three flumes, lazy river and much more! A great day out with the kids.
Let's look at the story behind Ralston Cairn, situated in the breathtaking Glencoe Valley in west Scotland.
Do palm trees really grow in Scotland? Lets look at this interesting tree which can be found in west Scotland.
The Bernera Barracks serve as a reminder of the government's efforts to assert control after the 1715 Jacobite uprising.
Stories about the Highland clearances rarely end positively, but the people of Skye united against a wealthy landowner in 1884.
Guisachan House, a fine mansion built in mid 1800s by Lord Tweedmouth. Famous as the birthplace of the golden retriever dog breed.
All about earthquakes in Scotland. Does Scotland experience them? How powerful are they? Find the answers and more.
A quick visit to the stunning Loch Garten near Boat of Garten. Ospeys are known to live and breed here in the warmer months.
A visit in late November to the Cairngorm Reindeer Herd, near Aviemore and Loch Morlich in the Highlands.
A trip to the popular Fun House soft play centre at Coylumbridge Hotel near Aviemore. Playframe, cafe, arcades and mini golf!
A visit with my family to Castle Roy, just north of Nethy Bridge. Built by the powerful Comyn family around 1200!
We visit one of Scotland's most popular castles on the west side of Loch Ness, near Drumnadrochit.
Laggan Locks on the Caledonian Canal and the Great Glen Way. Scenery, history and Scottish Engineering.
The sad tale of Janet Horne, the last witch to be lawfully executed in Scotland. Read on to find out more about her.
A guide to great places to visit in the Dornoch area of Scotland - beaches, castles, wildlife and history.
A visit to the fantastic Historylinks Museum in Dornoch. It contained a wealth of information, items and exhibits, including a desiccated cat!
The elusive pine marten is making a comeback in Scotland. Learn more about this beautiful animal, including locations.
A detour from the NC500 to the beautiful Fairy Glen Falls walk near Rosemarkie, The Black Isle in the Scottish Highlands.
I love a good caravan holiday in Scotland! Let's look at the best holiday parks available, caravan types, and top tips.
A picture perfect waterfall, not far from Drumnadrochit. Includes a great walk through stunning oak forests.
I try the best french toast of my life at Cafe Eighty2 near Drumnadrochit as part of my 40th birthday.
Staying at the rustic Tomich Hotel country house near Drumnadrochit for my 40th birthday! Amazing food!
An ancient broch not far from Golspie and Dunrobin Castle. Carn Liath is around 2000 years old and is a fascinating place to visit.
A visit to Steall Falls, a spectacular waterfall 7 miles from Fort William. A great hike with fantastic scenery.
A quick visit to the fantastic ruin of Old Inverlochy Castle, a 13th-century ruin built by the powerful Comyn family.
A visit to Spean Bridge Commando Memorial, a fantastic monument to the heroic commandos of World War 2.
Exploring the beautiful Pattack Falls, a small waterfall in central Scotland near Newtonmore and Spean Bridge.
We had a fantastic breakfast at Cobbs Cafe Aviemore as part of my birthday tour around central Scotland.
Considered one of Scotland's best Munros for beginners, Ben Vorlich offers stunning views across central Scotland.
Let's look at the Scottish Highland games - athletic events, history, music, locations and ticket prices around Scotland!
Once home to Edward Longshanks and the Wolf of Badenoch, Lochindorb Castle is steeped in medieval history!
Learn more about the beautiful Loch a' Chroisg in this short article. Fishing, wild camping and Lochrosque House.
Check out this guide for the best campsites and wild camp locations in the Aviemore area of the Scottish Highlands.
Synonymous with Scotland, loved by tourists and locals alike, what is the enduring appeal of the Highland cow?
A short article on the 200 bottlenose dolphins that live off the Moray Coast between Macduff and Inverness
The scourge of west Scotland, all you need to know about one of Scotland's most annoying biting insects.
The 152 year old Victorian Market in Inverness on Academy Street. Independently owned businesses in the city centre.
A list of things to do in the Aviemore area, from skiiing, quad bikings, forest walks and zoo's, there is something for everyone.
A great, if expensive shop in central Aviemore full of beautiful products including homeware, foodstuffs and clothing. Brilliant coffee shop.
A brilliant caravan park in north Scotland, near Dornoch in the Sutherland area. Fantastic beaches, castles, waterfalls and wildlife.
A morning kayaking on Loch An Eilein with my two brothers and good friends. Stunning scenery and a mysterious island castle!
A single night at the Cairngorm Hotel in Aviemore, great atmosphere, bar and food on a stormy winters night.
A short article about the village of Dalwhinnie, and its famous distillery based in the Scottish Highlands of Scotland.
The town of Dornoch in north Scottish Highlands on the east coast. A lovely place with a cathedral and many nice restaurants.
The ruin of Beauly Priory, once home to Valliscaulian monastic monks from France. A great tourist attraction west of Inverness.
Tempted by their instagram page, we tried the burgers, fries and milkshakes at Coyote's Inverness.
An amazing trip back in time to view the 4000 year old burial cairns and standing stones at Clava Cairns.
The ruin of Redcastle, situated on the Beauly Firth it is a wonderful castle and gardens to visit in The Black Isle.
A visit to Rogie Falls with my wife in early October. A fantastic waterfall with a suspension bridge and salmon leaping.
Held by the Sutherland clan for over 700 years, Dunrobin Castle is steeped in history and has a beautiful Victorian garden.
Created to preserve the wild landscape and conserve specialised habitats for wildlife. Stunningly beautiful areas of Scotland.
Learn about the rich history surrounding Dornoch Cathedral and its Bishop - Gilbert de Moravia in 1222.
A charming ruin of a Scottish Castle located near Dornoch in the north of Scotland. Currently owned by a Russian billionaire!
This is a traditional train ride that covers many miles of beautiful countryside in southwest Scotland. Also the Hogwarts Express!
A visit to the magical Green Loch in the Glenmore Forest Park, near Loch Morlich and Aviemore.
Visiting Highland Wildlife Park with my young family in July 2021. Polar bears, monkeys, tigers and more!
Here are my top things to do at Loch Morlich in the Highlands just outside Aviemore.
A fantastic day out among the treetops on an aerial adventure course at the Rothiemurchus Centre in Aviemore. Cairngorm National Park.
The Falls of Shin Waterfall, visitor centre and Salmon leaping in Sutherland. Fantastic restaurant, play park and woodland walks.
My favourite place to stay in Aviemore, Scandinavian Village, a holiday resort on the west side of Aviemore.
The ruins of Ruthven Barracks - go back in time to the Jacobite rebellion and learn about a focal point in Scottish history.
Quad biking treks in Aviemore on the Rothiemurchus Estate over hills, moors and streams in the shadow of the Cairngorms.
Go Karting at Aviemore Kart Raceway in the Scottish Highlands with my brother and nephew. Who will get bragging rights?
Culloden Viaduct, the longest masonry railway viaduct in Scotland built in 1894. A great place to see while visiting Culloden Battlefield.
A journey with Loch Ness by Jacobite Cruises down the iconic Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal. Will we see Nessie?