Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park

Across the river from Perth City Centre is the Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park. A haven for walkers and cyclists. In 1991 Kinnoull Hill became the first dedicated Woodland Park in Scotland. There are four marked walking trails in the Woodland Park taking you up through the woods to the summit. The climb from the Corsie…

The Battle of Stirling Bridge

History After the Battle of Dunbar (1296), in which King Edward I had sent his commander, the Earl of Surrey, north in answer to a refusal by the Scottish King John Balliol to support his wars in France, the Scottish commanders Andrew Moray and William Wallace had succeeded in bringing under their control the vast…

Beer hunting across Scotland

Whisky is and always will be Scotland’s national drink, but did you know that this country also has a history of brewing beer that dates back 5,000 years? Machinery and techniques might have changed over the centuries, but the population’s love for the cold, refreshing drink remains the same. In this day and age, smaller…

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.…

Lochearnhead Highland Games 2018

Lochearnhead hosted its 2018 Highland Games last weekend, Saturday 21st July. Every year locals and tourists gather together in different towns all over the country for a day of fun, games and Scottish pride. The Games are a tradition that dates back to the 11th century, an event that brings communities together while celebrating Scottish…

A day in… Killin

Killin is a small village located on the western bank of Loch Tay, the perfect destination for those looking for outdoor adventures. Salmon fishing and water sports are the two main attractions in the area, but this little centre has much more to offer than what meets the eye. The first point of interest we…