I love a Scottish island escape. What's not to love about beautiful beaches, blissful solitude, friendly locals, native wildlife, fascinating history and delicious food, fresh from Scotland's bountiful natural larder. In my last post I shared the fabulous Isle of Colonsay with you. This time I'm taking you back to the Inner Hebrides to share… Continue reading Isle of Tiree – my top things to see and do
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
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
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
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!