The site of Crawick Multiverse was once a sprawling open cast coalmine. Thanks to the imagination of Charles Jencks and the generosity of the landowner the barren site was transformed into a work of art. The imprint of the mine provided an interesting space for the artist to work with. However, the reformation of theContinue reading “The Wonderful World of Crawick Multiverse”
About 20 minutes outside of Inverness lies Dunlichity graveyard and church. This relatively unknown graveyard is steeped in Scottish history. Dunlichity still bears the scars of hundreds of years of war and conflict. The walls are marked by the Jacobite’s swords, and the graves are peppered with 19th century bullet holes. It truly is aContinue reading “Dunlichity Graveyard and the Marks of the Jacobite”
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)”
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, 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”
The Wailing Widow Waterfall 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”
There is so much to like about this walk from Torwood Castle, through Torwood Forest, and up to Tappoch Broch. An impressive castle ruin, a mysterious bright blue pool and an Iron Age broch make this Falkirk walk one you don’t want to miss.
Hidden in a secluded spot, north of Glasgow is the abandoned Lennox Town psychiatric hospital. The castle was built in 1830’s but it wasn’t until the early 20th century that it was converted into a psychiatric facility. Its notorious past is echoed in its walls and the twisted trees that haunt its grounds.
The Clava Cairns walk we have found for you combines a 4000-year-old well preserved bronze age cemetery, an impressive curved viaduct and a secluded waterfall and plunge pool. The combination of historical finds, impressive architecture and beautiful natural scenery make this a walk not to be missed.
Hidden behind some unassuming iron gates in the Highlands of Scotland lies a long-forgotten path. Walk down that path and you are walking in the footsteps of one of the UK’s richest ever Dukes. Enjoying the same peaceful surroundings where Winston Churchill once holidayed. Walking towards Coco-Chanel’s former love nest and Highland Getaway. Not a bad find for a sleepy Highland Estate!