Whisky, lochs and castles tour

Our private group visits a malt whisky distillery and two unique Scottish castles. This tour visits Deanston Distillery, Stirling Castle and Doune Castle. Doune Castle featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail , Game of Thrones and Outlander Two ancient Scottish castles and a distillery feature in this tour –…

Edinburgh Castle pictures

  Edinburgh Castle remains the most popular visitor attraction in Scotland according to figures released by Historic Scotland . All saw a rise in visitors over the year before.The main reason for the increase is the fact that the weak pound made Scotland an attractive holiday destination for Europeans. Edinburgh…

Why does Jamie call Claire a “Sassenach” ?

If you’ve watched/read Outlander from the beginning, you know that Claire has been called many things, both derogatory and endearing. While most people have referred to her as a witch because of her healing powers, the one nickname that stands out most is “Sassenach.” Over 50 photo gifts are available…

The Kelpies are glorious armoured giant horses

The Kelpies have become the most famous equine sculptures in the world . But now they have been given another name to make them more attractive to Chinese tourists. VisitBritain, which markets the UK abroad, has dubbed them ‘Kai Po Ju Ma’ in promotional literature in China – which translates…

iPhone 7 cases

Apple have announced the much-anticipated iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Physically, the new phones are quite similar to their predecessors, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. But does that mean cases designed for the last iPhones are compatible with the new iteration? Sadly , no. Most users upgrading to…

Eilean Donan Castle tours

Eilean Donan Castle is the jewel in the crown of Scottish castles with its fairytale setting and a long and colourful history stretching back many centuries . Eilean Donan Castle poster , Giant A3 size , 16 by 11 inches , just £3.95 including free UK delivery . [rps-paypal] This image…

the Kelpies sculptures celebrate their first anniversary

The Kelpies sculptures have become Scotland’s best known cultural landmark and today they celebrate their  first anniversary.  The Kelpies sculptures were open to the public in April last year. An exhibition of local schools kids artwork celebrating The Kelpies and The John Muir Way will also be unveiled by Kelpie…