Getting around the Highlands with ease

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Motorhome holidays are perfect for ramblers… who like to spend hours walking whatever the weather, but two feet aren’t the only way to explore, and while we can’t always guarantee the weather, we have found some great alternatives to walking. First up, cycling; be prepared and fit a bike rack to your motorhome and this […]

Highland Park 18 Year Old 1997 Old and Rare Whisky

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We literally stumbled across a press release on the ‘Whisky Intelligence‘ website and thought… OMG what a great trip that would be, up into Orkney, land of Norse Gods and Viking lore that requires a wee dram let it all sink in. Anyway, we hope they don’t mind but we felt it was good enough […]

Is this Scotlands top 10 places to see?

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We found an excellent post from Claire Farquhar who is the Communications & Project Manager for the North Highland Initiative (NHI) and is responsible for managing the communications and marketing of the NHI project portfolio… we happen to think she  is a great writer and has come up with a great list of the top […]

Whisky Galore film will boost tourism

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A delighted tourism chief says film buffs have already started visiting a north-east harbour on the back of its starring role in a hit movie. Scenes from Whisky Galore, which features comedian Eddie Izzard among an all-star cast and hit cinema screens this month, were filmed in Portsoy in 2015. Last night Roger Goodyear, the […]

The North Coast 500, Scotland’s Route 66

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The North Coast 500 is Scotland’s answer to Route 66, starting in Inverness this 500 mile round journey takes in some of the most stunning scenery Scotland has to offer. The Proclaimers may have sung about walking 500 miles – and even 500 more – but they were never 500 miles like this. The NC500 […]

The Northern Lights

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The Northen lights or ‘Aurora borealis’ We can’t guarantee anything, but did you know the North of Scotland is one of the best places in the world to spot the Northern Lights. More prominent from September on, the dark skies above the Highlands are luminous with magical auroras. Photographers can often be seen scrambling outdoors […]

OMG – The Isle of Skye

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Over the sea to… Skye is a truly magical place. The largest of the Inner Hebrides, it’s home to some of Scotland’s most iconic landscapes. Whether you are visiting for a few days whilst on a tour of Scotland or staying for a longer spell, the island has countless ways to enchant you, with its […]

Danny Macaskill Above Skye

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The Ridge is a film from Danny Macaskill… shot in 2014 on the Isle of SkyeFor the first time in one of his films Danny climbs aboard a mountain bike and returns to his native home of the Isle of Skye in Scotland to take on a death-defying ride along the notorious Cuillin Ridgeline. Credits […]