Tag: regions

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. […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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. […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

East Lothian

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
East Lothian

That many overseas visitors to Scotland know little or nothing about East Lothian is not that much of a surprise. Not when you consider that many Scots are not that familiar with the charms of East Lothian. Abundant Charms And charms East Lothian has in abundance with sweeping beaches, bountiful birdlife, cute wee villages, a […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

West Lothian

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
West Lothian

These days with Edinburgh cementing its position as a world-class tourist destination, whose myriad modern attractions perfectly complement its spectacular historic charms, it is easy to forget that there is more to Edinburgh and the Lothians than just the Scottish capital. South Queensferry Even on Edinburgh’s city boundaries (and until recently part of West Lothian) […]

Read More