The Blog

 Steve Duncan

Steve loves Scotland's great outdoors and is a keen hill walker and mountain biker and also enjoys an occasional dram of Speyside or Islay single malt.

 Latest Posts

Raise a glass at a Scottish Whisky Festival

We love a good whisky festival here in Scotland. It’s no wonder – after all, the term ‘whisky’ comes from...

The Scottish Spring Garden Festival: a blooming lovely way to embrace spring!

It’s one of the most vivid signs that spring has sprung. Swathes of bright yellows, purples, pinks and reds, accompanied by a symphony of...

Scottish sailing events you won’t want to miss in 2022

Some of the finest sailing waters in the world are to be found here in Scotland. Discover secluded coves, explore...

9 Scottish islands to visit for the day

There’s something very special about visiting Scotland’s islands, though it’s often difficult to explain what this is. Maybe it’s the ‘ferry-feeling’ of adventuring over water to explore secluded places that offer...

12 cycling events in Scotland you won’t want to miss

Invented in 1839, by Dumfries-shire raised Kirkpatrick Macmillan, Scotland is the spiritual home of the bicycle which makes perfect sense...

Where to Ride a Gravel Bike in Scotland

What’s the best way to see Scotland’s incredible scenery? From the saddle of a gravel bike of course! It’s faster...

Winter Sports in Scotland

Scotland’s scenery is stunning all year round, but a spot of snow adds an extra untouched and almost renewed dimension...

12 peaceful waterfall walks in Scotland

Blending spectacular settings and tumbling torrents, Scotland’s waterfalls are ideal for improving your wellness. Whether you’re just listening to the...

The Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2022: snowdrops signal spring

The emergence of dainty white flowers, as they doggedly push through February’s snow is a delightful sign for many that...

Get out of the Kitchin and try Tom’s favourite restaurants

When one of Scotland’s most prolific chefs offers you some recommendations on where to eat in Scotland, it’s time to...

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