If you like a true adventure, then the 80-metre-deep, spectacular Spar Cave is for you! The cave can only be accessed at low tide so it’s essential to properly plan your visit. Spar Cave doesn’t have information boards, signs, rails or steps like most of the other tourist attractions on Skye. This makes it allContinue reading “Spar Cave – A hidden gem on the Isle of Skye”
Travel restrictions have finally been lifted and many of us are more than ready to get on the road! The NC500 route is becoming increasingly popular due to its breath-taking coastlines, beaches and amazing historical sites. Wild camping is becoming increasingly difficult due to the sheer number of people traveling the route. A fantastic optionContinue reading “23 NC500 Campsites With Over 4 Stars (2022)”
The ‘Pirate’s Graveyard’ is an ancient and fascinating graveyard sitting on a hill in the quaint village of Cromarty. The locals gave the graveyard this nickname due to the skull and cross bone decorations. Its real name is St Regulus’ Graveyard. History of The Pirate’s Graveyard The Pirate’s Graveyard has a variety of seventeenth- andContinue reading “The Pirate’s Graveyard and Ancient Crypt”
Gilmour’s Linn waterfall, also known known as Touch Glen Waterfall is a hidden gem situated in Touch Glen just outside Stirling. It is backed with a long cave which has links to Bonnie Prince Charlie, hence why it has been nicknamed Charlie’s Cave. The term ‘linn’ is commonly used to describe a waterfall or theContinue reading “Gilmour’s Linn Waterfall and Charlie’s Cave”
We can all be forgiven for daydreaming about relaxing abroad on a white sandy beach with a cocktail in one hand and a book in the other. Sometimes the urge to escape is so overwhelming that we neglect what is right here on our doorstep. Scotland, and in particular the Highlands of Scotland is homeContinue reading “21 Highland Beaches you must visit in 2023”
Yester Castle and Goblin Ha’ is a 12th century castle ruin and dungeon near the small village of Gifford in East Lothian. The castle was built on the orders of Sir Hugo De Gifford. Sit Hugo was nicknamed ‘The wizard of Yester’ due to the mysterious rituals he carried out in dungeons below the castle. DueContinue reading “Yester Castle and the Haunting of Goblin Ha’”
Sculptors Cave is one of many sea caves situated at the foot of steep cliffs on the south shore of the Moray Firth. What distinguishes Sculptors Cave from all the others is its long and fascinating history. Factor in that it is only accessible during low tide and its allure becomes too difficult to ignore.