Accommodation in Avebury: unique airbnbs, cottages and hotels

When you’re planning a trip to visit ancient sites such as Avebury Stone Circle you can just picture it – peaceful countryside, rolling hills and quaint English villages. So when planning, it’s essential to get the right place to stay in Avebury or nearby. I love exploring historical sites in England and it makes it … Read more

10 day Scottish Highlands itinerary from Edinburgh

This is your classic Scottish Highlands road trip which is suitable for people who are familiar with the country or also those who are visiting for the very first time. The 10 day Scottish Highlands Itinerary will take you through all sorts of scenery from lochs to hills to islands and all sorts in between. … Read more

Tips for driving the North Coast 500 in a campervan or motorhome

There’s a new and popular driving route in Scotland called the NC500, North Coast 500, which some even say is like Scotland’s Route 66.  It’s proven to be a really great destination and it’s perfect for touring with motorhomes and campers. What Scotland’s north coast does have in abundance is beautiful scenery, quiet countryside and … Read more

Your guide to visiting Avebury Stone Circle and village in Wiltshire

Avebury Stone Circle is one of the most impressive bits of ancient history in England, but did you know that it’s actually the largest megalithic stone circle in the world?   Many people rate the standing stones even higher than Stonehenge, and it’s not surprising since you can get up close and personal with the … Read more

The best castles near Edinburgh to visit

Stirling Castle from the West in late afternoon autumn sunshine.

If you’re visiting Scotland and you’re looking for castles to visit nearby to Edinburgh then you’re in luck because not only are there 3 that are in the city itself there are another 3 to choose from that I have highlighted here in this guide. There are actually many more around Scotland that you could … Read more

5 gorgeous hotels overlooking Edinburgh Castle

If you’re looking for hotels overlooking Edinburgh castle then you’re probably aiming for a vacation that’s just a little bit special. Edinburgh is always a favourite city of mine. I love the history and tales to be told there like Greyfriars Bobby and the Harry potter connection. We recently visited Edinburgh on an anniversary celebratory … Read more