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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.

Guide To Loch Lomond

Wed, 11th Aug 2021

Situated in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, in Scotland's Central Belt , Loch Lomond is one of the Country's most popular tourist sites. There are many fascinating facts about Loch Lomond to whet the appetite.

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 Moffat

Tue, 6th Apr 2021

For a town so rich in history, culture and unspoiled beauty, it's surprising how often Moffat is passed by whilst travelling along the M74, just 3 miles to the west.

A Guide To Ayrshire

Tue, 6th Apr 2021

In combining the wonders of island life, beautiful countryside and sandy beaches with the vibrancy of towns like Ayr, Kilmarnock and Irvine, for a first time visit to Scotland, or anyone looking for an authentic Scottish experience, Ayrshire is a great location for a holiday.

A Guide To New Abbey & Kirkbean

Tue, 6th Apr 2021

New Abbey lies 5 miles from Dumfries, nestled between the slopes of Criffel, the highest peak in the area, to the south west, and the Nith estuary to the east.

A Guide To Caerlaverock & Glencaple

Tue, 6th Apr 2021

Glencaple is just 5 miles from Dumfries and is located on the banks of the River Nith. This small village has always made a large contribution to the wider community of Dumfries and Galloway.

A Guide To Dumfries

Tue, 6th Apr 2021

With a nickname like ‘Queen of the South,’ you’d be forgiven for expecting big things of Dumfries,  principal town of Dumfries and Galloway. Fortunately, this little market town doesn’t disappoint! Perched…

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…

Romantic Breaks in Scotland

Thu, 5th Mar 2020

Scotland is the ideal location for your next romantic break. The historic narrow closes of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile are ideal for sightseeing, our lochs are a perfect backdrop for a…

Clan Gatherings

Wed, 4th Mar 2020

Planning a large get together with all your old school friends, a milestone anniversary or a gathering of your family clan? Below you will find a fantastic collection of properties…

Family Holidays

Fri, 21st Feb 2020

Self catering accommodation offers a ‘home away from home’ when holidaying with the family. From a cottage base you can enjoy the freedom to come and go as you please,…

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