kelpies statues

Scottish Tales & Legends: Kelpies

Kelpies are probably the most popular Scottish mythical creatures. But what are they and where do the stories come from?   “…When thowes dissolve the snawy hoord, An’ float the jinglin icy-boord, Then water-kelpies haunt the foord By your direction, An’ nighted trav’lers are allur’d To their destruction…” ‘Address to the Devil’ by Robert Burns…

Top Places to Visit in Strathyre

I hope everyone is having a wonderful 2022! As part of the ‘Top Places to Visit’ series, we love providing inspiration on how to spend the day in various locations. This blog post will be discussing fantastic places to visit in Strathyre. These landmarks and activities include visiting the Broch Café, exploring amazing lochs such…

A man reading tales from a book under a tree at night

Scottish Tales & Legends Series

Welcome to our new series of Scottish tales and legends! As 2022 is the Year of Stories, we will be posting them throughout the year.   In this blog post, we will cover the ones you have already heard about from us.   1. Myths and Legends in central Scotland Ghosts, kelpies, faeries… many tales have…

red deer in the snow

Winter Wildlife in Scotland

Planning to take a trip to Scotland in the winter? It is still a great time to travel, not only for the peace and quiet but also because of the Scottish wildlife you can spot.   Red deer The red deer is one of the biggest species of deer and is widely populated in Scotland.…

Top Places to Visit in Callander

I hope everyone has been enjoying the new year so far! Now is the perfect chance to start exploring more of the wonderful locations and amazing landmarks in Scotland. There are fantastic places and activities you can enjoy when visiting Callander. Some of these include Bracklinn Falls Bridge, Callander Crags, Galleria Luti, The Trossachs Trail,…