Island Hopping the Wonderful Western Isles

The Western Isles have long been a place I have been drawn to visit. From Eriskay’s wild ponies to Barra’s rare tidal beach airport, to the truly breath-taking beaches of Harris.  It is a magical cluster of islands that we just needed to explore further. Our island-hopping route through the Western Isles was as follows. Continue reading “Island Hopping the Wonderful Western Isles”

19 NE250 Road Trip Stops

The North East 250 is a 250 mile road trip covering parts of Moray, Aberdeenshire, Speyside and the Cairngorms. The NE250 route takes you past the spectacular coastlines of northern Moray and Aberdeenshire, the majestic castles of Braemar, beautiful Cairngorm scenery, and the famous distilleries of Speyside’s whisky trail. We completed this road trip overContinue reading “19 NE250 Road Trip Stops”

Cold Water Swimming: Benefits, Risks, and Beauty

I remember the first time I stood on the banks of Loch Ness with the intention of going in for a dip. As I looked out across towards the snow-capped mountains in the distance I wondered if I had lost my mind.  The freezing water nipped at my toes as I stood willing myself toContinue reading “Cold Water Swimming: Benefits, Risks, and Beauty”

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”

Must see Destinations on your Skye Road Trip (2021)

Skye is one of the most beautiful locations in the UK to visit. It is world renowned for scenery and landscapes that will take your breath away. At 50 miles long it is the largest of the Inner Hebrides. Each of the 50 miles is packed with history, beauty and magic. Is there anything betterContinue reading “Must see Destinations on your Skye Road Trip (2021)”

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”

Sculptors Cave and the Beautiful Moray Coast

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.