How to Spend Free Days Out in Scotland

We hope everyone is enjoying their summer break and soaking up the sunshine! There’s no better time than now to start planning your holiday in Scotland. Holidays in Scotland do not have to cost a fortune as there are many wonderful, hidden gems to discover for free. There are various adventures to embark on such…

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…

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 History Behind the Glinngeal Property

We hope that you enjoyed the last blog post which featured questions regarding Chauffeur’s Cottage. This weeks’ blog post will take on a slightly different approach as the owner of the Glinngeal property will illustrate the story of how the property came to be along with what you can expect when staying at this beautiful…

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…

Flowers and a cup of coffee on a table. A woman's hand is reaching for the cup of coffee. Representing Mother's Day.

Celebrate Mother’s Day At Home

As Mother’s day is approaching, are you prepared to celebrate? Despite the circumstances we are still in, holidays such as this one, are all about bringing us together. They give us an amazing chance to slip out of our usual routine and show appreciation for our loved ones. This is our short guide on how…