I've wanted to stay at The Pierhouse Hotel, Port Appin for a long time now, so I was delighted when they invited us to pay them a visit. The wee hotel with a big reputation recently became part of hotelier Gordon Campbell Gray's 'The Wee Hotel Company', together with the highly-acclaimed Three Chimneys on Skye.… Continue reading The Pierhouse Hotel, Port Appin – a wee hotel with a big reputation
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Exploring the Outer Hebrides (part 1) – blowing a hoolie
We've been tootling around Scotland again with the Wee White Dug - shock, horror I hear you cry! This time we’ve been enjoying the Outer Hebridean delights of North Uist, South Uist Barra and more. I have so much I want to share from that trip - waaaay too much for one blog, so stay… Continue reading Exploring the Outer Hebrides (part 1) – blowing a hoolie
Aberdeenshire (part 2) – An iconic red telephone box by the sea
On day two of our recent Aberdeenshire adventure we were awake at the crack of dawn, excited at the prospect of a full days exploring ahead. The forecast suggested no rain, and possibly, dare we dream - sunshine. Breakfast service started at 9:00am. The stuff of nightmares for us, especially during the long summer days… Continue reading Aberdeenshire (part 2) – An iconic red telephone box by the sea
A little luxury in Edinburgh – because we’re worth it!
The Rutland Hotel Luxury Apartments We kicked off this week in style, with an overnight stay at The Rutland Hotel Luxury Apartments. Located slap, bang in the middle of Edinburgh's popular West End, these 5 star apartments make the perfect base for a break in Scotland's magical capital city. They also happen to be dog friendly… Continue reading A little luxury in Edinburgh – because we’re worth it!
Fairies and blue skies at Archerfield Walled Garden
Escape to Archerfield Walled Garden Last week, on my Wednesday afternoon escape from the racing of the rats (hooray for flexible working patterns) we did what we often do - headed to East Lothian. We frequently leave a grey skied Edinburgh behind, and are greeted by lovely blue skies when we visit East Lothian. Last… Continue reading Fairies and blue skies at Archerfield Walled Garden