Skeabost Country House Hotel, Skeabost, Isle of Skye

I knew the minute I turned off the road and onto Skeabost’s driveway that I would love this place. Something about the white building emerging through the trees hinted at historical grandeur and manicured and rambling grounds. Skeabost is typical of a traditional and very grand property, evidence … [Read more...]

Appin Holiday Homes, Appin, near Oban, Argyll

Appin Holiday Homes offer a welcoming self-catering stay in a picturesque and fascinating location, between Oban and Fort William, overlooking the mystical Sea-Loch of Loch Creran. Only minutes from the West Coast, Glencoe is also just a short drive away and some of the best scenery Scotland has to … [Read more...]

Lagnakeil Highland Lodges

There could be no more scenic a location, than the glen side hills on which Lagnakeil Highland Lodges stand. Sited to take full advantage of the stunning West Coast scenery, Lagnakeil’s little gathering of lodges and cottages is a peaceful retreat and photographer’s dream. A Highland home in … [Read more...]

Pool House, Poolewe

“O the summer time has come And trees are sweetly blooming And wild mountain thyme Grows around the purple heather. Will you go, lassie, go?” The Wild Mountain Thyme, Francis McPeake It is commonly accepted that the best time to see heather bloom in Scotland is towards the end of August and … [Read more...]

Alvie Riding Stables, Alvie Estate, Kincraig

Looking for somewhere to ride nearby, whilst staying in Coylumbridge, and with a moderate amount of experience thus looking for more adventurous as opposed to a plod, I arrived at Alvie, somewhat nervous having probably been over ambitious as regards my skills during my telephone call to the stables … [Read more...]