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A Guide to the Best Bothies in the Cairngorms

Wed, 9th Aug 2023

Scotland’s bothies, shelters hidden away in remote parts of the countryside or mountainous areas, are a tradition harking back many years. Once a shelter for gardeners or estate workers and popular with ramblers, bothies have experienced a bit of a renaissance in recent years.

Northern Lights in Scotland: A Guide

Wed, 9th Aug 2023

Scotland, with its rugged landscapes and clear skies, offers some of the most spectacular places to witness the Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights. Let's explore some of the top locations in Dumfries and Galloway, The Highlands, Aberdeenshire, and the Cairngorms - where you have the best chance of catching this mesmerising celestial display.

The Highest Peaks in Dumfries & Galloway

Wed, 11th Aug 2021

Although Dumfries and Galloway doesn't immediately come to many people when considering hill walking in Scotland, there are a considerable number of summits within the region which offer anything from a long or strenuous walk, to challenging and, occasionally, dangerous terrain.

Walks Around Loch Lomond

Wed, 11th Aug 2021

The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park is a fantastic location for walking, with six of Scotland's 'Great Trails' or long distance walks crisscrossing the area. If you don't have the time (or stamina) for one of these marathon walks however, the area immediately surrounding Loch Lomond is packed with shorter trails, allowing you to concentrate your time on one location within an area measuring 720 miles2.

A Guide To Portpatrick & the Mull of Galloway

Wed, 11th Aug 2021

This lovely area of Dumfries and Galloway is one to which holidaymakers return to time and again, the Portpatrick and Mull of Galloway area is much loved and a fabulous location for a multi-generational holiday, with plenty to see and do for all age ranges.

A Guide To Newton Stewart & The Galloway Forest

Sat, 3rd Apr 2021

If you are looking for a Forest and Hills holiday, then there is no better place to go than Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland.  Many enjoy visiting the…

A Guide To Mountain Biking Holidays in Scotland

Mon, 1st Jul 2019

Scotland is home to some of the best mountain biking trails and terrain in the world, offering something for all levels of ability. From the 7 Stanes in the south…

A Scottish Safari

Wed, 27th Mar 2019

Scotland probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you hear the word safari. Sadly, the giraffes outside Edinburgh’s Omni Centre aren’t real, neither are the lions on…

Experience Days In Scotland

Thu, 25th Oct 2018

Scotland is one of the most exciting and dynamic countries in the United Kingdom. Why? It has breath-taking landscapes which have been used as a striking backdrop for hundreds of…

Historical Walking Routes in Scotland

Thu, 25th Oct 2018

A curated selection of walks that may be of interest to those who enjoy rediscovering the past. Because of the enormous scope of the subject, this article could never be…

Mountain and Loch Walking Trails

Thu, 25th Oct 2018

On a walking holiday in Scotland, you will be able to see the most spectacular scenery in the whole of Europe; Scotland’s mountain and loch routes are the epitome of…

Coastal Walking Trails in Scotland

Thu, 25th Oct 2018

Scotland is rich in history and full of pride, so why not make your own history and fill your boots deep with pleasure by achieving something great. You don’t have…

Walking Holidays in Scotland

Thu, 25th Oct 2018

We will provide an insight into the various landscapes which make up the country of Scotland and why walking holidays here are so popular. Home to Whisky and tartan, Scotland…

Ben Nevis

Thu, 25th Oct 2018

If you fancy mountain climbing or advanced hill walking, then you’re going to need a few things. A lot of stamina, the right gear and experience. This is the highest…

Edinburgh Castle

Thu, 25th Oct 2018

Scotland’s famous icon, Edinburgh Castle, is the ‘crowning glory’ of our list of places to visit in Scotland. It is the symbol of both the City and the country of…

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