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The most besieged place in the UK.

Edinburgh Castle has the envious title of being the most attacked site in all of the UK with 26 sieges recorded over the last 1,100...

Stirling Castle Royal Palace and gateway

A gorgeous day at Stirling Castle. There has been a fortification on this volcanic rocky outcrop for over a thousand years and there have...

The stunning Shambles. York

The Shambles, York. England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 The Shambles is a wonderfully preserved medieval street dating to the 14th Century. The name...

The perfect backdrop?

The Corpach wreck, Corpach by Fort William. Highlands of Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 The Corpach wreck is one of Scotland’s many hidden gems...

Magnificent Dunstaffnage Castle

Dunstaffnage Castle, Argyll and Bute. Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Dunstaffnage is an imposing castle built on an outcrop of rock on a...

Old Inverlochy Castle

Old Inverlochy Castle, Fort William. Highlands of Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Old Inverlochy Castle dates to the 13th century and was of huge...

Lockdown continues

Scotland like so many other parts of the world is experiencing challenging times. It’s important to get some fresh air whilst maintaining...

In search of Nessie!

The mythical monster. Fact or fiction? The earliest recorded sighting was in the 6th century and every year sightings are reported. I...

Beautiful Urquhart and Loch Ness

There has been a fort or castle at Urquhart for around 1,500 years and it has changed hands many times between Scotland and England and...

Beautiful beaches!

Scotland has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe and several have topped the charts in online competitions. From the golden...

Stunning Stirling Castle

A cracking early visit to Stirling Castle avoids the crowds and makes for some great photos! I am often asked why this Scottish Castle...

Paisley pilgrimage

Paisley Abbey, Paisley. Scotland. Paisley Abbey is something of a hidden gem which many visitors to Scotland overlook. Saint Mirin (or...

At the end of a rainbow.....

A double rainbow 🌈🌈 from the French spur cannon battery at Stirling Castle with the Wallace Monument in the distance

Stunning Stirling Castle

A drizzly day over Stirling puts the ‘royal gold’ banqueting hall in centre stage! This phenomenal building was built in 1503AD with its...

Scotland’s ancient capital city

Winters sunshine on a visit to Dunfermline Abbey. Until the 17th Century, Dunfermline was Scotland’s Royal capital. For this reason...

Beautiful Borders Abbeys

The Scottish Borders are so often overlooked by visitors to Scotland in favour of the Highlands, Skye and Edinburgh, but the Borders have...

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