The Wailing Widow Falls could arguably be the most beautiful waterfall in Scotland. Remarkably, this spectacular 30 metre waterfall is relatively unknown despite it being a short walk from the A894 on the NC500 route. The walk along the burn to reach the bottom of this dramatic waterfall will take less than 15 minutes. AContinue reading “Wailing Widow Waterfall Walk”
Bonaid Odhair Cave is more popularly known as Dun Bonnets Cave. This hidden highland cave is where James Fraser 9th of Foyers (Chief of the Fraser Clan) hid for seven years after the Battle of Culloden in 1745. The cave is notoriously difficult to find but armed with all the information we could gather weContinue reading “The Search for Dun Bonnets Cave (Outlander)”
The world famous Loch Ness is situated just 20 minutes outside of Inverness in Scotland. Its 22.5 miles long and is the largest loch (in terms of volume) in the United Kingdom. It has so much to offer visitors to the area, from fairy tale castles nestled on its banks, to a secret cave featured on popular TV series, Outlander, to magical Scottish mountains with panoramic views of Loch Ness and beyond. Not to mention its most famous resident, The Loch Ness Monster
The North Coast 500 boasts some of the most beautiful beaches, coastlines, hikes, and historical sites that Scotland has to offer. Most people choose to do the route over 5-7 days, but truth be told you could spend months on Scotland’s answer to route 66 and still not see everything it has to offer
New to Munro bagging and not sure where to begin? We felt just the same 12 months ago when we began our Munro bagging journey. A Munro is classified as a mountain over 3000 ft and there are 282 of them in Scotland. Knowing where to begin can be a daunting thought. We have put together a list of 10 suitable Munros to get you started
There is so much to like about this walk from Torwood Castle, through Torwood Forest, and up to Tappoch Broch. An impressive castle ruin, a mysterious bright blue pool and an Iron Age broch make this Falkirk walk one you don’t want to miss.
Ben Bhraggie is a 397-metre hill that sits behind the small Highland Village of Golspie. A statue of the 1st Duke of Sutherland dominates its summit. George Leverson-Gower looks proudly over the North Sea, however his legacy is steeped in shame and controversy.
Hidden in a secluded spot, north of Glasgow is the abandoned Lennox Town psychiatric hospital. The castle was built in 1830’s but it wasn’t until the early 20th century that it was converted into a psychiatric facility. Its notorious past is echoed in its walls and the twisted trees that haunt its grounds.
The Clava Cairns walk we have found for you combines a 4000-year-old well preserved bronze age cemetery, an impressive curved viaduct and a secluded waterfall and plunge pool. The combination of historical finds, impressive architecture and beautiful natural scenery make this a walk not to be missed.