Category: Highlands & Islands

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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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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Scotland’s West Coast Islands

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
Scotland’s West Coast Islands

Ask many Scots how many islands lie off the nation’s indented west coast and many are not sure whether there are ten, twenty or even dozens. In fact there are hundreds of west coast west coast isles. Scotland’s west coast islands come in all shapes and sizes from a mystical place to commune with religion […]

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Scottish Highlands

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
Scottish Highlands

A wild and rugged landscape of craggy mountains, where mist shrouded peaks split the heavens and the lower slopes plunge towards windswept beaches and silvery lochs, it is easy to see what inspired the likes of Robert Louis Stevenson and Lord Byron to wax lyrical about the Scottish Highlands. Epic Landscape Enjoying this epic landscape […]

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