The Enchanted Forest, Faskally, Pitlochry, Perthshire

Pitlochry and more specifically, Faskally Forest on a chilled but bright dry Autumn evening was the ideal setting for the 2019 Enchanted Forest lightshow event. Not knowing fully what to expect, we arrived in the Perthshire town in the early evening to an unexpected hive of activity and air of … [Read more...]

A BLiSSful trip through central Scotland and Briar Cottages, Lochearnhead

Touring Scotland quite often poses a dilemma of where to go, what to do, when to see it; if only because we are somewhat spoiled for choice with regards ‘musts’ to do, see, stay, taste and generally experience. That’s why BLiSS is so fabulous; straddling two neighbouring regions, with a focus on … [Read more...]

Wild swim organised in memory of ‘Wild Lady of Lochbroom’

I first came across the Wild Swimming Brothers via the Must Visit Scotland twitter account, when 'Middle Brother', Calum invited me to take part in one of their many wild swims and thereafter feature the experience on the MVS website. Unfortunately I wasn't able to make the set date and have still … [Read more...]

Gordon Castle Estate, Fochabers, Speyside

It was my privilege to visit Gordon Castle Estate and the Gordon Lennox family, under whose stewardship, the highland estate of some 450 acres, is a growing business. Gordon Castle has been remodeled as a unique, exclusive use venue, located outside the picturesque Highland town of Fochabers in … [Read more...]

Bygone Drives, Dulnain Bridge, Grantown-on-Spey

Isobel Yule has taken her wedding car service and gone quite a few steps further, growing her business and attracting attention from all corners of the globe, welcoming, enthusiasts to Bygone Drives. Passionate about her collection of classic cars, amongst them, a 1952 Bentley R-Type, a Bentley … [Read more...]

Trike Tours Scotland

GUEST POST, with thanks to Christine Henderson AND NOW, FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ... You've done the bus tour, visited the local sights with or without the aid of a guide, you may have even gone aerial to inspect the world from a different perspective but there is nothing to compare … [Read more...]

The Glenlivet, Speyside

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The Handlebards – Summer Shakespeare Tour

Four guys, four bicycles….nothing unusual about that; add to the mix a Summer Tour of more than 70 destinations, learning and performing two Shakespearean plays, cycling 1500 miles and transporting a stage and props, all under pedal power…that’s when it starts to get interesting. The Handlebards … [Read more...]

Mouton Cadet’s Pitch perfect pairing at the Home of Golf

This year’s Open Golf Championship has certainly been a game of mixed fortunes, presenting difficult and challenging conditions all round, in the face of which, some prospered and some fell, under typically intense Press scrutiny. With Mother Nature flexing her vast muscle, patience came to the fore … [Read more...]

Can you Escape, Edinburgh

Not a typical billing for a Sunday morning; Operation Bald Eagle took our team of slightly sleepy Special Agents to ‘Can you Escape’, Edinburgh’s unique and challenging new team activity. Billed as a ‘Live Room Escape Experience’ it falls somewhere between The Crystal Maze and Krypton Factor, … [Read more...]