Auntie June’s Scottish Tablet

If an authentic taste of Scotland is one you're after, then look no further than tablet. It's the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon cup of tea or coffee with a good book. My Auntie June's tablet is legend in our family and I swear it's the best version you'll ever taste. We're talking melt-in-the-mouth, crumbly…

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An Adventure In Time Travel – Culross, Fife

Wandering the pretty, cobbled streets of Culross (pronounced Coo-riss) is a beguiling experience. As you explore the picturesque wynds with their chocolate box pretty houses, you'd be forgiven for thinking that you were on a film set. And well ... you'd be right! For this gorgeous, 16th century heritage site has taken on a starring…

The Hidden Glen – Glen Lyon, Perth and Kinross

Glen Lyon is located right in the very heart of Scotland, but is often overlooked by visitors to these shores in favour of the more famous Great Glen and Glen Coe. You need to know about this place though as it's an area of awe-inspiring beauty, romance and grandeur. A drive along its 32 mile…

Something Wicked This Way Comes … Yester Castle and The Goblin Ha’

Do you have a penchant for the dark side of history? Do you love nothing more than giving yourself the shivers? Well, places to indulge your love of all things spooky don’t come any better than Yester Castle in East Lothian. This 13th Century ruin located just outside of the pretty town of Gifford is…

Magical Sands – Oldshoremore Beach, Sutherland

For my next blog entry I would like to wheech you all the way up to my favourite part of Scotland, Sutherland and to my favourite beach, Oldshoremore (Am Meallach: the little hill, in Gaelic). As well as being absolutely stunning, there's just something deeply spiritual about this place. The panorama you take in from…