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Kinloch castle tours on the Isle of Rum

I’ve written a few times about our trips to the Isle of Rum.  You can find one of them here  If you’ve never heard of it, it’s an island on the West coast of Scotland and you reach it by ferry from Mallaig. Although is the largest of the Small Isles,...

Free attractions in the north west of Scotland

When you’re this far north in Scotland, the tourist sites are few and far between.  We did, however, happen upon three rather good places to note.  Friends of ours who had done a similar route to us had given us some ideas for free places to explore and stop near, and...

Scotland Whisky Tour – our trip with kids!

Scotland whisky tour on your bucket list but not sure how to do it on a family holiday?   I think you really need to keep a whisky distillery tour on your list of things to do, even with your children.   Even with kids?  Yes of course! Where we were staying in the...

Visiting a Highland Games in Scotland

Summer!  So that means that the Highland Games in Scotland will be starting.  I had hoped that we would be lucky and find some event close by that we could visit and we were. Not only were the games close by, only 15 miles or so away in the town of Dufftown (I can’t...

Wildlife and wild swimming in Scotland

We had a couple of days where we could explore a bit in the Highlands of Scotland, before our house sit actually began so we took the opportunity to explore a bit further afield than our base since we don’t like to go too far away when in charge of pets (even if the...