How To Prepare For Your West Highland Way

The West Highland Way is the most walked long-distance trail in Scotland.  96-miles of hikers heaven from Milngavie to Fortwilliam.  It is usually walked or cycled, with some hardy folk even running the entire distance!  Thousands of people walk the route every year. Attracted by breath-taking mountain scenery, beautiful lochs and the serene sense ofContinue reading “How To Prepare For Your West Highland Way”

Surviving The Skye Trail (7 Day Itinerary with tips)

The Skye Trail is an unofficial 80 mile walking route covering almost the full length of Skye.  The trail is known for its breath-taking coastal paths, its dramatic ridge traverses, and its unparalleled feeling of isolation in one of the worlds most beautiful landscapes. The Skye Trail is a challenging route so experience of walkingContinue reading “Surviving The Skye Trail (7 Day Itinerary with tips)”

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)”

The Search for Dun Bonnets Cave (Outlander)

Bonaid Odhair Cave is more popularly known as Dun Bonnets Cave. This hidden highland cave is where James Fraser 9th of Foyers (Chief of the Fraser Clan) hid for seven years after the Battle of Culloden in 1745.  The cave is notoriously difficult to find but armed with all the information we could gather weContinue reading “The Search for Dun Bonnets Cave (Outlander)”

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. 

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.