The Battle of Sheriffmuir

On this next chapter in our Scottish history series I want to travel forward in time from our times with Robert the Bruce and William Wallace to the year 1715, during the Jacobite Rebellions.   Before the Battle After the coronation of George I in 1714, much unrest could be found in Scotland as the…

Christmas Decoration

Christmas Gift Ideas for 2020

It is the most wonderful time of the year again! We can all agree 2020 was not a typical year, however, we can all keep our Christmas spirits up! Gift-giving is a great opportunity to end the year by remembering our loved ones and get busy with wrapping some presents. We at Cooper Cottages have come…

Things to Look Forward to for December 2020

It’s now December, which means ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ has started when people are preparing and looking forward to the festive season. Although this festive season will be quite different in comparison to previous years, there are still various things worth looking forward to! Such things involve Christmas shopping for your loved…

How to Keep Kids Entertained at Home

One of the things that kids were able to experience during lockdown was spending extra time as a family! The time spent within our homes allowed families to bond with their kids and spend quality time together by doing various activities. Now that many of us are experiencing a second lockdown and tighter safety restrictions,…

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…

An Interview with In Your Element

Looking for a new, thrilling adventure? Look no further. Natalie answered all of our questions about the exciting activities provided by her team at In Your Element.   How would you describe In Your Element in one sentence? In Your Element is an adventurous activity company offering amazing outdoor experiences for school & youth groups,…