Dawdling at Dawyck Botanic Garden

Deep in the Scottish Borders lies Dawyck Botanic Garden, one of the world’s most spectacular arboretum.

Blackness Castle & the Forth

Blackness Castle is often called ‘the ship that never sailed’ due to its boat-like appearance from the sea, it’s location also makes for some stunning views of the river and across to Fife.

St Abbs, Scottish Borders

The Scottish Borders village of St Abbs might not be the first place you think of if you are hankering for a fresh crab sandwich, but for those in the know, it’s a hallowed destination.

Culross

Located 12 miles west of the Forth Rail Bridge on the south-west coast of Fife, The Royal Burgh of Culross is one of Scotland’s best preserved 17th century villages and an easy day trip from Edinburgh.

the riverside museum, glasgow

The Riverside Museum in Glasgow was opened in 2011 at Pointhouse Quay in Glasgow Harbour. This spectacular building was designed by the world renowned Zaha Hadid Architects and it makes a dramatic statement in a quayside which is still very much under regeneration.

Edinburgh Zoo Portraits

Edinburgh Zoo is one of my favourite places. With over 1000 species within 82 acres, on the steep sided Corstorphine Hill, the zoo is much more than its famous Pandas. Within Edinburgh Zoo reside some of my favourite Edinburgh characters. Let’s meet them!

Discovering the Isle of Arran

Located in the Firth of Clyde, the Isle of Arran is one of Scotland’s most accessible islands which makes it perfect for a weekend away. Here is my guide to things to do on Arran.

Edinburgh Castle

Wander up the Royal Mile to the the Castle to take in (and photograph!) those stunning views.