Gordon Castle Estate, Fochabers, Speyside

Gordon Castle

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...]

The Allanton Inn, Allanton

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A recent visit for dinner, following a search for a country pub type establishment; offering a good menu and excellent wines; the Allanton Inn ticked all the boxes. The quintessential village pub, the inn sits on the main street of the small Berwickshire conservation village of Allanton, thus … [Read more...]

The Blue Goose Country Pub, Edinburgh

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Hurrah it’s Sunday! My thoughts precisely when the end of last week arrived, following six days of cramming, evening work and ultimately, ticking items off my ever-expanding “To Do” list. For me, for this week anyway, Sunday was going to be our day of rest and relaxation. An invite to The Blue … [Read more...]

The Craw Inn, Auchencrow, Berwickshire

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The Craw is not somewhere I just stumbled upon but a little village inn, with accommodation, I have known for some years and would love to adopt as my “local”, geography allowing. Quaint, cosy, welcoming and serving some fantastic wines from an extensive list; what more could anyone wish for? Oh … [Read more...]