Category: Regions

Speyside Whisky

| January 11, 2018 | Reply
Speyside Whisky

If – like us – you’ve fallen in love with Scotland’s sublime single malt whiskies – there is one place in Scotland that you really must visit. We’re huge fans of the peaty wonders distilled on the magical island of Islay, but in terms of sheer variety you really can’t beat Speyside. This glorious part of Scotland- think the mighty River Spey, […]

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Golf in Fife Scotland

| September 12, 2013 | Reply
Golf in Fife Scotland

St Andrews is renowned the world over as the Home of Golf and it is hard to argue with this epithet. Home of the Royal and Ancient, the Old Course and host to the British Open more often than anywhere else, in St Andrews golf runs through the residents’ veins. Fife, though, has much more […]

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Argyll

| April 12, 2013 | Reply
Argyll

Steeped in breathtaking natural beauty Argyll is one of the most scenic corners of Scotland. A region awash with lochs, rolling hills and ancient forest, it is also criminally undiscovered. Its expansive coastline offers clear blue waters and sandy beaches. Then there are its wealth of historic castles and monuments and attractive towns and villages. […]

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Perthshire

| April 11, 2013 | Reply
Perthshire

Gazing down the barrel of Loch Tummel it is easy to see what so entranced Queen Victoria about Perthshire. She famously loved the Highlands, but this staggering view out across the silvery waters towards the brooding peaks of Perth’s mighty mountains was her undoubted favourite. This impressive panorama perfectly sums up the charms of Perthshire, […]

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Scotland’s Whisky Isle – The Ultimate Guide to Islay Whisky

| November 23, 2012 | 1 Reply
Scotland’s Whisky Isle – The Ultimate Guide to Islay Whisky

With eight whisky distilleries and a string of stunning beaches on one wildly beautiful island Islay should be deluged under the weight of mass tourism. Such is the remoteness of this Hebridean isle, though, that the tourist hordes have yet to really discover this paradise, leaving the locals to get on with the impressively self-sufficient […]

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Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides

| November 19, 2012 | Reply
Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides

Many of Scotland’s Hebrides swirl in romance, mysterious legends and epic scenery, but perhaps there are none so romantic, so laced with legends and whose scenery is more epic than Skye. The largest of the Inner Hebrides, to the Vikings the ‘Isle of Mist’, may today be connected to the mainland by a bridge, but […]

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Kingdom of Fife

| August 26, 2012 | Reply
Kingdom of Fife

Located just north of Edinburgh and fringed by the Firth of Forth, Fife (or the Kingdom of Fife as it is officially known) is an often overlooked corner of Scotland. Home to Some of Scotland’s Prettiest Villages Those in the know, however, are aware that it is home to some of the country’s prettiest villages […]

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Shetland Islands

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
Shetland Islands

You have to immediately like a place where you swoop on to the runway halting traffic on the main road as you go. Quirky Things The Shetland islands are an oasis where you constantly find yourself smiling at the quirky things, the differences that make every day here an experience rather than just a holiday. […]

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Orkney Islands

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
Orkney Islands

Tumbling across the rough waters from the northern tip of Scotland to the remote Orkney Islands is no ordinary ferry ride. It is a journey that takes you from the 21st century back thousands of years. Mystical Stone Circles Back to the prehistoric days of mystical stone circles, mysterious hilltop monuments and ultimately to the […]

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Midlothian

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
Midlothian

In Midlothian the must see is Rosslyn Chapel. Recently made famous by the Da Vinci Code it actually dates back to 1446. It swirls in myths and legends – some people still believe that the Holy Grail is buried beneath the church – and the imagery contained amongst the hundreds of ornate carvings that cover […]

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