Hermit’s Castle: The Smallest Castle in Scotland

Achmelvich has long been regarded as one of the most beautiful beaches in the UK. Most people are usually too distracted by its white sand and green water to further explore its shores. Sadly, the vast majority of visitors to Achmelvich will leave the area completely oblivious to the fact that they just missed outContinue reading “Hermit’s Castle: The Smallest Castle in Scotland”

23 NC500 Campsites With Over 4 Stars (2021)

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 (2021)”

21 Highland Beaches you must visit in 2021

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. While foreign travel could certainly be on the cards this year, it is a risk that many of us are not yet prepared to take. To help softenContinue reading “21 Highland Beaches you must visit in 2021”

Wailing Widow Waterfall Walk

The Wailing Widow Waterfall 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”

Stac Pollaidh: (A Dramatic Short Scottish Hike)

The combination of a well-maintained path, a dramatic ridge and spectacular panoramic views across the Assynt peaks and Atlantic ocean makes Stac Pollaidh one of the best short hikes in Scotland. If you are visiting Ullapool at any point this impressive mountain is not be missed.