Top 3 Tips: Holiday Photography

With the impressive abilities within our smartphones today, almost everyone has the power to take incredible photographs. You do not always have to own an extortionate DSLR, just a little creativity. Our artistic passion usually presents itself when we escape normality and embark on a magical holiday. Capturing the beauty of our holiday destination to…

Top Tips for Booking a Holiday Getaway

Now that lockdown restrictions have eased and our daily lives are slowly returning to normal, what better way to take advantage of this opportunity than by booking a weekend getaway! Whether you are familiar with booking at one of our beautiful accommodations or you are new to the whole process, here are a few top…

Right to Roam

Scotland’s countryside is a beautiful place to explore. The spirit of adventure is kindled with a trek into the mountains, discovering a hidden loch or glen, and the stunning views from the peaks. Woodland paths, riverside wanders, or highland hikes. The Land Reform (Scotland) Act that came into force in 2005 opened up the countryside…

Music

Scottish Pop and Rock

We are missing some of the incredible Scottish music festivals this year, but music is a great way of bringing people together even when they are apart. Scotland has produced some great acts through the years. If you are enjoying a staycation this year, what is on your playlist? We take a look at some…

Scottish Water Myths

Being surrounded on three sides by water and having a multitude of lochs and rivers across the country, it is no surprise that Scotland has one or two myths and legends associated with water. Perhaps the most famous of these is the Loch Ness Monster, or Nessie as she is commonly known. This large plesiosaur-like…

Highland Games History

The earliest known Highland Games in Scotland are lost to the mists of time. One of the earliest proposed origins dates to the 11th Century, when King Malcolm III organized a foot race at Craig Choinich in Braemar to determine the swiftest amongst his men to be his messenger. Whatever the truth of this story,…