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

Highlands, Scotland

Visit south Loch Ness and explore the road less travelled

Visit Inverness Loch Ness got in touch recently and invited us to explore South Loch Ness. It's an area we adore, so we jumped at the chance to visit. South Loch Ness could be described as the road less travelled. The loch's northern shore attracts droves of visitors, drawn to popular attractions like Urquhart Castle.… Continue reading Visit south Loch Ness and explore the road less travelled

Highlands, Scotland

Highland hotels for a cosy autumn break – Black Sheep Hotels

The rut is in full swing and the hills and glens of the Scottish Highlands are ringing out with the sound of roaring stags. There's no better time to visit the Highlands. Think, spectacular scenery, magnificent wildlife and cosy Highland hotels to coorie in. We recently returned from a break, that offered all of those… Continue reading Highland hotels for a cosy autumn break – Black Sheep Hotels

Highlands, Scotland

A Highland hotel break by the Sea – Golf View Hotel & Spa, Nairn

Over the coming weeks, we'll be checking out some fab dog friendly properties owned by Crerar Hotels. First up, a Highland hotel break somewhere close to our hearts. The four star Golf View Hotel & Spa is located in Mr G's Highland hometown Nairn, or paradise as he calls it. I have to agree. I'm… Continue reading A Highland hotel break by the Sea – Golf View Hotel & Spa, Nairn

Highlands, Scotland

A weekend of walks in the Cairngorms National Park

The Cairngorms National Park was one of the places I found myself longing for during lockdown. We usually spend quite a bit of time in the park, so not setting foot in it for months was hard. When travel restrictions were lifted in Scotland at the beginning of July, we started planning a couple of… Continue reading A weekend of walks in the Cairngorms National Park