Borders, Scotland

Floors Castle and Gardens: a day trip to the Scottish Borders

We were recently invited to visit Floors Castle and Gardens in the Scottish Borders. Floors Castle is the ancestral home of the Duke of Roxburghe. It’s Scotland’s largest inhabited castle. With me being a history geek, Mr G a connoisseur of soup and sandwiches and the boy a lover of good walks, Floors Castle and… Continue reading Floors Castle and Gardens: a day trip to the Scottish Borders

Loch Lomond & Trossachs

A day trip to Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is one of my favourite day trip destinations if I fancy a scenic ramble. Scotland's first national park is where the Highlands and Lowlands meet. It's an area of outstanding natural beauty and is easy to reach from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Earlier this month Mr G and I… Continue reading A day trip to Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park