Top things to do in East Lothian

East Lothian might be on Edinburgh’s doorstep but it is a destination in its own right. Here are my favourite things to do in East Lothian.

The best places to eat seafood in Scotland

My favourite places to eat seafood in Scotland.

Ben Lomond & the Ptarmigan Ridge

With a perfect Scottish summer in full bloom, we headed up Ben Lomond and the Ptarmigan Ridge to take in the spectacular views.

Climbing our first Munro!

Last weekend we climbed our first Munro, Ben Vorlich, which stands 985m above Loch Earn. Here is what I learnt from climbing a Munro.

Comrie Croft & exploring the Breadlebane

The lovely Comrie Croft campsite is located in beautiful Perthshire countryside. Explore the area with my 5 favourite things to do in the Breadlebane.

Rather Fine Dining in the Scottish Borders

A visit to the Horseshoe Inn, a lovely four-star fine dining ‘restaurant with rooms’ located in Eddleston, the Scottish Borders.

The Tweed Valley & Neidpath Castle, Peebles

A walk along the River Tweed by the pretty town of Peebles to find the dramatic Neidpath Castle.

Aberlady Bay

We’ve fallen in love with East Lothian so much that we’ve been looking for somewhere to live; we try Aberlady on for size.

Elie and the Fife Coastal Path

The East Neuk of Fife is one of my favourite places in Scotland. We visited Elie and the Fife Coastal Path.

5 favourite: day trips from Edinburgh

My favourite day trips from Edinburgh.

Gimme Shelter

Gimme Shelter may only be 20 minutes from Edinburgh but pitch your tent and you will feel a million miles away from the city.