A Nostalgic Day at Den Finella

Since the day I learned there was a waterfall called Den Finella I have been determined to visit. Growing up as a “Finella” was quite a unique experience. I was always the only Finella in my class, my school and usually my town. I was never able to walk into a shop and find aContinue reading “A Nostalgic Day at Den Finella”

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!

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”

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 andContinue reading “Culnaskiach Falls (A hidden waterfall near Inverness)”

Must see Destinations on your Skye Road Trip (2022)

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 (2022)”

Allt Daraich Hidden Waterfall and Pool (Skye)

Looking for a quieter alternative to the Fairy Pools in Skye? These waterfalls and pools are every bit as magical as their more famous neighbours, and their lack of notability makes them a more peaceful location. Due to their relative obscurity we were able to spend the full day here without being disturbed. The nearbyContinue reading “Allt Daraich Hidden Waterfall and Pool (Skye)”

Gilmour’s Linn Waterfall and Charlie’s Cave

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”

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.  AContinue 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.