Inner Hebrides, Scotland

Isle of Colonsay – exploring a Hebridean gem

While the planet battles an invisible foe, travel has rightly been put on hold. Now, more than ever, we need a little escapism. Luckily, the world is our virtual oyster. Call me biased, but I can think of nowhere better for a spot of armchair tourism than Scotland. So, grab yourself a coffee (or something… Continue reading Isle of Colonsay – exploring a Hebridean gem

Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Exploring Harris & Lewis – Tweed, tweed, glorious tweed

Today I'm delving into the Wee White Dug's Scottish travel archives to share a taste of the stunning Outer Hebrides with you. This post will focus on the Isles of Harris and Lewis. Our Tarbert base on the Isle of Harris Our accommodation for the trip was a self-catering cottage in Tarbert, Harris’s main village.… Continue reading Exploring Harris & Lewis – Tweed, tweed, glorious tweed

Inner Hebrides, Scotland

Isle of Gigha – a tiny island paradise

Today, I'm going to share a lesser known Scottish gem with you - the community owned Isle of Gigha. Gigha first caught my eye in 2014 as I sailed by on my way to Islay. A fleeting glimpse of white sandy beach and I was captivated. It was promptly added to my lengthy list of… Continue reading Isle of Gigha – a tiny island paradise

Inner Hebrides, Scotland

Isle of Mull – waterfalls, woolly beasties and wild weather

Having survived a soaking of epic proportion on our first day on the Isle of Mull we weren't quite so inclined to embark on another drookit trek the following day.  Instead, we decided to enjoy a drier tour of the island by car. Casper donned his smart, cable-knit sweater while we opted for that good… Continue reading Isle of Mull – waterfalls, woolly beasties and wild weather

Inner Hebrides, Scotland

Mull – Dreich, drookit but delightful

We had a mini break on Mull last week and a wonderful time was had by all, despite the fact that Noah built an ark after a lighter rainfall. The Wee White Dug was made to feel most welcome wherever he went.  He reckons it's because people recognised him from his recent appearance in the Historic Scotland … Continue reading Mull – Dreich, drookit but delightful