Falkirk, Scotland

Visit Falkirk – things to see and do in the Forth valley town

Visit Falkirk recently invited us to spend 24 hours in the Forth Valley town to find out what makes it a great visitor destination. We love Falkirk, so jumped at the chance to visit. We'd follow a dog-friendly itinerary, which would give us an immersive visitor experience - taking in attractions, walks, eateries and finishing… Continue reading Visit Falkirk – things to see and do in the Forth valley town

Perthshire, Scotland, Stirlingshire

Stay in a Scottish castle and live like a laird – Old Newton of Doune

Anyone familiar with this blog will know I'm a history geek with a passion for castles. The Wee White Dug loves a castle too - like mother like son. Even Mr G has come to realise that castles are cool. Gone are the days when he'd drag his feet dejectedly from hill fort to fortalice,… Continue reading Stay in a Scottish castle and live like a laird – Old Newton of Doune

Scotland

Outlander filming locations in Scotland

Outlander, the TV phenomenon and series of popular novels which has seen visitors flock to Scotland, creating what is known as the 'Outlander Effect'. Yet, despite Outlander's popularity, Jamie Fraser and co haven't made an appearance in my blog yet.  Am I (shock, horror) an Outlander hater? Far from it - I LOVE Outlander and have… Continue reading Outlander filming locations in Scotland