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 a… Continue 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!
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 and… Continue reading Culnaskiach Falls (A hidden waterfall near Inverness)
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 nearby… Continue 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 the… Continue reading Gilmour’s Linn Waterfall and Charlie’s Cave
Lennox Town Hospital and Campsie Fells
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.