The Pirate’s Graveyard and Ancient Crypt

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- and… Continue reading The Pirate’s Graveyard and Ancient Crypt

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

12 Free things to do at Loch Ness in 2022

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

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

Loch An Eilein (and Seath Mor’s cursed grave)

There are many hidden gems to be found within the Rothiemurchus estate. A beautiful Loch nestled deep in the forest. An island castle ruin with a buried causeway. The cursed grave of a 14th century warrior. All just a stone’s throw from Aviemore. Read on to learn more