Perthshire Whisky.

Saturday 11th May 2019. We spent a lovely day visiting two of Scotland’s famous whisky distilleries, Dalwhinnie and Edradour. Travelling from Edinburgh in to Perthshire our first stop is one of our favourite villages in the region – Dunkeld. A most historic village, an ancient and tranquil place where the beautiful river Tay flows, with a fascinating 13th century cathedral.… Read more →

Winter is here!

Well, it’s been a busy time touring Scotland all spring, summer and autumn! I will be back to blog soon with news, photos and stories from my travels across Scotland. It’s been fun and I’ve met some lovely people along the way… Speak soon… Read more →

Recent Aurora over Edinburgh

March has seen a busy time for tour planning for most guides in Scotland. Tourism in general is quite a long season here where bookings can run from March to October with many winter festivals in December and early January. The shoulder months of March / April / May & October / November are wonderful times to visit Scotland. Spring sees… Read more →

A very short piece for our friends in Wales, Cymru

Happy St David’s Day to all Welsh people. Wales is an English word. It translates as the ‘land of the foreigners’. As the new countrymen of the land we now know as England moved westwards the Welsh found their past constricted and they were also misnamed! They were the natives, not the foreigners and they resisted the name of Welsh… Read more →

For the weekend 27th / 28th Feb 2016

It looks like it’s going to be a nice weekend in the Edinburgh area and there’s plenty of outdoors activities to be enjoyed. Any of Edinburgh’s 7 hills will bring pleasure and make you feel fit! In the city centre Castle Hill (which, is really an Old Town walk), Calton Hill (Monuments and close up City views) and Arthur’s Seat… Read more →