Highlands, Scotland

Five things to do when you Visit Wester Ross

Visit Wester Ross's latest campaign asks “Are you a West Coaster?". The campaign aims to showcase the region through the eyes of the people who live and work there. They hope to encourage visitors to slow down and discover what it means to be a West Coaster. Being on the popular North Coast 500 driving route… Continue reading Five things to do when you Visit Wester Ross

Highlands, Scotland

Things to do in Dornoch on a winter break

Back in November, we visited Dornoch for the first of two short breaks there. We'd been invited by Visit Dornoch to follow an itinerary of 'Mix and Match' experiences recommended by them. It was a brilliant trip (you can read about it here), so we couldn’t wait to return to discover more fun things to do… Continue reading Things to do in Dornoch on a winter break

Highlands, Scotland

Whitebridge Hotel Loch Ness: a fabulous festive break

I love Christmas but find the run up to it frantic to say the least. There's a festive feast to order, presents to choose for my nearest and dearest, gifts to wrap, the house to decorate, then a rush to finish my 'to do' list before switching my 'out of office' on for two weeks.… Continue reading Whitebridge Hotel Loch Ness: a fabulous festive break

Highlands, Scotland

48 hours in Dornoch: whisky, wellbeing and a Highland winter wonderland

The strapline on Visit Dornoch’s website reads ‘Dornoch, you can do it all from here’. And they’re not wrong, as we discovered on an immersive short break in the pretty Highland town. Dornoch's golf course is well-known and frequently ranks amongst the best in the world. There's more to Dornoch than golf though. To showcase… Continue reading 48 hours in Dornoch: whisky, wellbeing and a Highland winter wonderland

Highlands, Perthshire, Scotland

A dog friendly summer staycation in Scotland with Hostelling Scotland

It's two years since our last dog friendly break with Hostelling Scotland. Hostelling Scotland accommodation is comfortable, clean well-equipped and affordable. This year we decided to forego a foreign break for a summer staycation in Scotland instead, staying at Pitlochry Youth Hostel and Glenmore Lodge Youth Hostel. Was it a good decision? Read on and find… Continue reading A dog friendly summer staycation in Scotland with Hostelling Scotland