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 Nikki Sherret

Nikki has been writing about Scotland for over six years but still has a lot of exploring to do!

 Latest Posts

9 stunning lighthouses to visit and stay in

Lighthouses are meant to catch your eye, and these nine certainly deliver. These tall, white buildings stand out against the...

Jings, crivens and help ma boab! Oor Wullie and the Broons are 80!

Aye, the iconic wee Scottish laddie, Oor Wullie, and “the happy family that makes every family happy”, the Broons, are...

Camping at castles

Find out more on where you can camp in Scotland and things to do with our camping summer pocket guide to...

Scotland's National Parks in numbers

  Find out more and plan a trip to Scotland’s National Parks now!

Nessie: Scotland’s favourite monster

This is Nessie. She is long, thin and usually green. When she’s seen in the water, you can see her...

Tips for a mid-term snowsports break

Scotland’s ski resorts offer the best outdoor skiing and snowboarding in the UK and what better time to visit than...

100 great geosites

As the joke goes, geology rocks! And so it seems, does Scotland! The Geological Society of London has put together...

Danny MacAskill on The Ridge

If you haven’t seen Danny MacAskill’s brand new mountain bike film, The Ridge… where have you been hiding?! Over 13...

5 days in Scotland

Many of us are guilty of never properly exploring the country we live in. We might know the area around...

The 2014 Ryder Cup’s Tartan Tuesday

We think wearing tartan is acceptable any day of the year, but if you’re looking for an excuse to break...

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