The Station Hotel, Rothes

It isn’t the first time love for an old building provoked an emotional response and it certainly won’t be the last; the decision for Richard and Heather Forsyth to renovate a tired Rothes Hotel most certainly came from the heart. The beautiful sandstone of the Station Hotel shines bright in the … [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...]

Bydand Bed and Breakfast, Dulnain Bridge, Cairngorms National Park

The term ‘Bed and Breakfast’ seems terribly out-dated to me, as times change and demand dictates, those businesses, categorised as ‘Bed and Breakfast’, present an increasingly diverse and wide ranging offering. The nature of Scotland’s Bed and Breakfasts is changing, and for many, it no longer … [Read more...]

The Glenlivet, Speyside

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Glenlivet Distillery, Speyside

A truly informative visit to one of the many Speyside whisky trail distilleries; Glenlivet and the wonderfully welcoming and well versed staff were able to teach our small family group much about the history of the Glenlivet and the distilling process in an informal, yet structured private, guided … [Read more...]