Argyll, Ayrshire, Highlands, Moray/Speyside, Speyside

My Scotland travel highlights of 2022

2022 began and ended with Covid. Brain fog and fatigue often left me too tired to write. I'm on the mend now though and looking forward to sharing new Scottish adventures with you in 2023. First, let's look back at 2022 and my Scotland travel highlights. Fun in Scotland's water2022 was the year I finally… Continue reading My Scotland travel highlights of 2022

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A dog friendly Edinburgh break

I’m often asked "Is Edinburgh dog friendly?". Edinburgh is indeed a dog friendly city. Travelling as frequently as we do though, means we rarely spend time exploring Scotland’s capital with the boy. We were long overdue a stay-at-home weekend, so when Hotel Indigo invited us to review their boutique hotel on York Place we jumped at the chance.… Continue reading A dog friendly Edinburgh break

Highlands

Discover Loch Ness off the beaten track: Whitebridge Hotel

We recently returned to the Whitebridge Hotel Loch Ness for a short break. Back in December we spent a cosy winter weekend there cooried by the fire, listening to vintage vinyls and drinking hot mulled cider. It was blissful. The Whitebridge Hotel stands beside one of General Wade's famous old military roads in a quiet corner of Loch Ness… Continue reading Discover Loch Ness off the beaten track: Whitebridge Hotel

Speyside

Spotlight on Speyside: top things to see and do in Grantown-on-Spey

Grantown Initiative recently invited us to spend a weekend in the pretty Speyside town. Being Grants we jumped at the chance to discover just how much there is to see and do in Grantown-on-Spey. Grantown-on-Spey is often described as a great base for exploring the Highlands. And while that's true, it's so much more than a… Continue reading Spotlight on Speyside: top things to see and do in Grantown-on-Spey

Ayrshire

A luxury break in Ayrshire: Elsay May Luxury Hot Tub Lodges

We recently enjoyed a short break in Ayrshire, where we stayed at Elsay May Luxury Hot Tub Lodges near Turnberry. Tourists often overlook Ayrshire, which is a shame as the region has lots to offer. It has great beaches, pretty villages, vibrant towns, rugged coastline, rolling hills and tranquil glens. There’s plenty to see and… Continue reading A luxury break in Ayrshire: Elsay May Luxury Hot Tub Lodges