A love letter to off-season travel in Scotland
Little love letters about staying in the Cairngorms in late autumn, penned from our wee caravan.
A short but beautiful hike in the Ochil Hills
Hillwalking on Ben Shee, where a charity is nurturing the slopes with native trees.
The tang of height: 3 small hills in central Scotland
We don’t always need the big summits to have an experience in the outdoors that means something.
Weekend beach walks at Fife’s Pettycur Bay
Some beautiful beaches are just a stone’s throw from Edinburgh.
Colours and reflections from a small hill in Highland Perthshire
Words and pictures from a slow walk up a favourite hill in Perthshire, because autumn doesn’t feel like autumn to me unless I’ve spent a day in this place.
An ode (and guide) to some favourite Scottish coffee shops
Spending time in a coffee shop can be an experience of itself.
24 hours on the Isle of Bute
Although for decades the island of Bute hadn’t been on the travel bill, things were beginning to change for the better. This trip was sponsored by West Coast Waters.
Off the beaten track in Kintyre and Cowal
There’s a reason why this remote Scottish peninsula was an ideal hideaway for former Beatle Paul McCartney. This trip was sponsored by West Coast Waters.
A postcard from… Mount Stuart cottages
AD: I visited Mount Stuart as part of a sponsored trip with West Coast Waters. It’s a campaign to celebrate Scotland’s diverse west coast ahead of VisitScotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters (#YCW2020). A postcard from the Kennels… I don’t usually write any stand-alone blogs on the accommodation we stay in during our weekend adventures around Scotland……