The Cateran Trail and Eco Museum

If you’re looking to challenge yourself this year, get out and explore Scotland, get fit and explore the history and heritage of the country, then this blog might be for you.   Who were the Caterans? In the middle ages, cattle thieves known as the Caterans terrorized the areas around Glenshee. The gaelic ‘ceatharn’ (warrior)…

Heart 200

The “Heart 200” is a new driving route following the success of the popular “Northcoast 500” in the north of Scotland. The route passes through stunning scenery, with the rolling hills and farms of Perthshire and the rugged lochs and glens of the Trossachs. It also includes the cities of Stirling and Perth. We have…

Boness Railway

Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway Museum

Bo’ness Station is a lovingly preserved monument to Scotland’s industrial heritage and a great day out for all ages. The station consists of a single platform and track from which regular steam train journeys take passengers on a one hour round trip up the tracks to Manuel Station. The station, tracks and trains, are maintained…

Gold Mining in Tyndrum

Tyndrum is a quiet rural village on the road north into the Scottish highlands. Surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, it is popular with walkers looking to bag a couple of munros or explore the West Highland Way that runs through the village. But Tyndrum is also known for the hidden treasures that lie under these…

Easter Break Inspiration

The sun is peeking through the clouds, daffodils are appearing at the side of the street and Easter is just around the corner. Spring is the perfect season to visit the numerous attractions that Scotland has to offer: from historic sites to museums and parks, here are a few suggestions to help you plan the…