The Haunted POW Camp

Last night we enjoyed a tour around the Cultybraggan Camp just outside the village of Comrie, formerly used as a World War Two Prisoner of War camp. The Nissan huts used as lodgings and officers quarters were later re-purposed for British Army cadets so many of the buildings dating back 70 years remain remarkably intact.…

Explore Stirling App

I recently attended the launch of a new app for visitors to the city of Stirling. The “Explore Stirling” app is designed by Whereverly in partnership with Stirling Council and Your Stirling. The main purpose of the app is to help visitors of Stirling find points of interest and suggest great walks that will take…

The Saltire

The Saltire is the recognized flag of Scotland. It can be seen flying at many castles and government buildings. The flag is also used to represent Scotland at sporting events. This flag, also known as the St. Andrew’s Cross, is the flag of the patron saint of Scotland (the 1320 Declaration of Arbroath confirms Andrew…

Munro Bagging in the Trossachs

Munros are mountains over 3,000 feet. They are named after Sir Hugh T Munro, who was the first man to catalogue them all. There are 282 such mountains in Scotland, and attempting to climb them all is a popular challenge for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors to the Trossachs can enjoy a number of great…

The Winter Season at No. 10 

“In the depths of the cold dark winter months No 10 has proved to be quite the hit with large family gatherings and informal get togethers. This modern open plan house has lent itself well to those wishing to add some sparkle to their winter partying. Over Xmas and Hogmanay the house was full to…

October TayFest

October Tayfest is Perthshire’s family festival showcasing the best of family fun & nature rolled into one! From Saturday 14th to Sunday 22nd October 2017 your family and friends can enjoy an array of family friendly events and embrace nature’s playground at its very best. October TayFest allows you to try things you wouldn’t normally do, so make sure…

Ways with Wood

Ways with Wood takes place at the Scottish Crannog Centre on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September between 10.30 am and 4.30 pm. We take wood for granted here in ‘Big Tree Country’ but it is and was a precious commodity which our Iron Age ancestors exploited.  Join the Scottish Crannog Centre for wood-turning and…