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)”

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 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. 

Lennox Town and Campsie Fells (Glasgow)

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.

Clava Cairns, Culloden Viaduct (and the Secret Clava Falls)

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.