Top Places to Visit in Crieff

I hope everyone is enjoying the winter season. Now that the Christmas holiday is around the corner, why not consider exploring some amazing places in Crieff. Crieff (which originates from the Gaelic word “tree”), is a town famous for its whisky and cattle droving history. One of the most famous cattle-rustlers Rob Roy MacGregor travelled…

A beautiful summer landscape in Scotland over a lake.

Best Times To Visit Scotland

Have you ever wondered when is the best time to take a break and go on holiday in Scotland? Scotland is beautiful and welcoming at all times of the year, so it all depends on your priorities! This is our short guide on the best times to visit Scotland. For extra resources, have a look…

Battle of Homildon Hill 1402

In the next chapter of the Scottish History series, we take a look at the Battle of Homildon Hill in 1402. During the time leading to the repudiation of the Truce of Leulinghem, both Kingdoms began to raid the other. On 22 June 1402, a small force backed by the Scots government, returning from one such…

Solo Travel in Callander

Have you looked into solo travel in the UK? The pandemic has affected everyone differently and some people might feel safer or interested in solo travel this year. Scotland is ideal for solo travel due to the various small towns close to nature where you get the best of both worlds and still enjoy time…

Summer Holiday in Scotland 2021

What would a summer holiday in Scotland look like, now in 2021? For one, the days are much longer and you can enjoy being outdoors until 8 pm, which gives you more time to explore. Secondly, the weather is warm which means it is the perfect time for outdoor activities! Here are a few ideas…

The Battle of Harlaw

In the next chapter of the Scottish history series we take a look at the battle of Harlaw (1411) which was fought between English backed Highlander forces under Donald of Islay, and a Lowland army led by Alexander Stewart, Earl of Mar. The battle saved Aberdeen from being sacked and checked the expansionist policies of…

The Easter Rising

  In this weeks instalment of the Scottish History series we take a look at one of the most famous socialist and trade union leaders from Edinburgh who led the Easter Rising in Dublin,1916. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, James Connolly is a particular controversial individual who led a small rebellion in Dublin, Ireland. At the…