Finding Inspiration in The Trossachs

The Trossachs have been an inspiration for artists for centuries, and it is easy to see why. With the mist-wreathed peaks, abundant greenery and shimmering lochs, it was a paradise for exponents of the Romantic literary movement. It is during this period that the area began to be popularised in artistic works, from poems to…

Exploring Brig o’ Turk

Brig o’ Turk is the quintessence of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. An area of natural beauty taking in expansive lochs, hiking trails that take in stunning scenery, a quaint village and a sense of adventure as you explore its history and heritage. A short drive from Callander is the hamlet of Kilmahog,…

Three Lochs Forest Drive

The sun does not always shine in Scotland, everybody knows that. That is why you need to make the most of those bright summer days, and we have just the thing for you. Queen Elizabeth Forest Park, near Aberfoyle, is the perfect place for a relaxing day to reconnect with nature. Get away from busy…

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…

A day in… Callander

Conveniently located near Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, and not more than few hours’ drive from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Perth, Callander is loved by tourists and visitors.  It might seem small at first, but once you start walking the different paths and following the cycling route, you will realise how many stunning…

First Cuckoo heard this morning in Lochearnhead

It’s the 1st April and the first cuckoo has been heard this morning having arrived back in Lochearnhead for the summer. The cuckoos are generally medium-sized slender birds. The majority are arboreal, with a sizeable minority that are terrestrial. Some species are migratory and feed on insects, insect larvae and a variety of other animals,…