Category : Scotland

Plockton – a little slice of Scottish Paradise

After writing about Plockton in adverts and having it on the ‘bucket list’ for some while, we finally found an excuse to visit. Located a fair way up Scotland’s West coast, Plockton was perfectly placed for a stop-over as we travelled to Skye and then on to the Isle of Lewis. On the way to […]

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It’s Time to Visit Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park

cruise boat on Loch Lomond

Just hearing the name Loch Lomond should make you breathe a little deeper. Imagine filling your lungs with the pure air, and filling your senses with the sights, sounds, and smells of this amazing region. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park is just one of two national parks in Scotland, covering an enormous 1,865 […]

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Mountain Holidays in the UK

The UK has some absolutely stunning mountains and finding a cottage close to one will make any holiday extra special. Mountain holidays aren’t just ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, though of course they do lend themselves perfectly to climbing and hiking holidays; they are also ideal for tourists who enjoy beautiful scenery and taking stunning photographs. […]

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Britain’s 5 Most Beautiful Lakes

View over Coniston Water

Lake locations make ideal holiday destinations; they offer beautiful tranquillity and a calming, relaxed atmosphere. If you favour more adventurous holidays then you’ll enjoy lakeside walks or indulging in some water sports. Lakes also attract a lot of wildlife, so have great appeal to nature lovers. Throw in the beautiful photo opportunities, and you have […]

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Britain’s Best Beaches

There are more than 200 beaches in the UK, and the beautiful part is that they are all so varied.  So whether you prefer pretty shingle or golden soft sands, dramatic sand dunes or pretty hidden coves; There is a beach out there for everyone, and with the coastline of Britain spanning an impressive 12, […]

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Six Of The UK’s Best Places To Spot and Photograph Wildlife

While many of us dream of seeing exotic wildlife in far off lands, the diversity of creatures that can be found in the UK is often overlooked. We have a fantastic array of environments for wildlife to thrive on our island. This includes the majestic shy deer in the forests; splendid dolphins jumping from the […]

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The Spectacular Secret Gardens of The British Isles

As a nation of garden lovers, the UK has more public gardens than any other country according to VisitEngland. From the oldest Botanic Garden in the City of Oxford to the modern day magic of the Eden Project in Cornwall, the UK offers plenty of opportunities for inspiration in our great British gardens. Whether you […]

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Holiday hot spots for Water Babes

Those not in the know would be forgiven for thinking that water lovers looking for destinations in Britain, would be limited to one or two destinations. We’re not renowned for jet skis, surfing and our scuba-diving, but our beautiful isle boasts some of the world’s most breath-taking hotspots for holidays close to water. Whether you’re […]

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Book a break away and burn off some calories!

January, notoriously, is a month when we reproach ourselves for over indulging during the festive season and start to think about the new years resolutions we made to shed a few pounds and get a little fitter. Unfortunately it is also a month when we are left feeling a little ‘flat’ and demotivated after all the celebrations, so […]

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