Just to the west of Edinburgh, and hidden in the valley of the River Almond, the Almondell Country Park is 97 acres of unspoilt woodland and spectacular views. It is beautiful whatever time of the year you visit.
You will absolutely love Applecross. Driving down the hill after braving the Bealach Na Ba, the sea is a spectacular blue, the view to Raasay and Skye clear and you’ll be looking forward to a drink outside the famous Applecross Inn.
Billow and breeze, islands and seas, mountains of rain and sun… Take a grand tour – The old man of Storr! Portree! That waterfall that goes over the cliff! Let’s go! Here is my guide to the Isle of Skye.
Hailes Castle is hidden away in the most gorgeous location on the banks of the River Tyne just outside the pretty village of East Linton. One of Scotland’s oldest stone castles, dating from around 1220, it has had a fascinating (and horrific) history.