We love traveling all over The Highlands of Scotland to find new and exciting places to blog about. However, the old saying is true. There really is no place like home! We are lucky enough to call Inverness our home and we appreciate every inch of the beautiful capital of the Highlands. We thought it… Continue reading What to do in Inverness: (A Local’s Guide)
15 Scottish Wild Swimming Spots for 2022
Whether you’re a seasoned sea swimmer or a delightful dipper who loves a beautiful waterfall, our 15 favourite wild swimming spots of 2021 will have something for you!
Culnaskiach Falls (A hidden waterfall near Inverness)
If you’re anything like us, you’ll love the idea of discovering secret waterfalls and hidden plunge pools. Culnaskiach Falls are one of these exciting and impressive finds. The water flows down a cliff and into a narrow gorge which joins Bruiach Burn. This waterfall is surprisingly unknown considering it is so close to Inverness and… Continue reading Culnaskiach Falls (A hidden waterfall near Inverness)
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 out… Continue reading Hermit’s Castle: The Smallest Castle in Scotland
23 NC500 Campsites With Over 4 Stars (2022)
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 option… Continue reading 23 NC500 Campsites With Over 4 Stars (2022)
21 Highland Beaches you must visit in 2023
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 home… Continue reading 21 Highland Beaches you must visit in 2023
Wailing Widow Waterfall Walk
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. A… Continue reading Wailing Widow Waterfall Walk
25 Free NC500 Experiences for 2022!
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
Ben Bhraggie and Big Burn Gorge. (Golspie)
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.
The Forgotten Monuments of Fyrish
Did you know there is more than one monument on Fyrish Hill? Everyone knows about the structure at the top but there are two more hidden deep in the trees. Read on to learn more!