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

Two female hikers with backpacks looking at the mountain views

With nearly 3,000 mountains to choose from, the UK is a great place for any outdoor enthusiast. Whether you are after extreme ridges, challenging hikes, or just spending some time enjoying the beautiful scenery, it’s hard to beat a British holiday in the hills. The satisfaction of reaching the summit whilst spending the day surrounded […]

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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 12,429 […]

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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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Some great UK holiday destinations that are accessible by train

Lady in sun dress with suit case at railway station

For many of us, a self-catering holiday in the UK usually involves packing the car until bursting point, often with bikes hanging off the back and the dog taking up the vast majority of the boot. This is then followed by a lengthy discussion on whether to risk the traffic on the motorway, or to […]

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