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)”

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”

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”

Wailing Widow Waterfall Walk

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”

25 Free NC500 Experiences You Shouldn’t Miss!

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. 

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.