Throughout August and September, ScotRail are running Summer Steam Train Trips from Edinburgh Waverley to Tweedbank in the Scottish Borders.  We turned back the clock on Sunday and let engine No 46100 Royal Scot take the strain as it puffed its way through the glorious Borders countryside.  We enjoyed a hearty breakfast on the way,…

Iain Burnett’s Highland Chocolatier: Exquisite Chocolates Made in Scotland The Highland Chocolatier is one of Scotland’s, sweetest hidden gems. Many tourists travel to Scotland for our exquisite food and drink. Whether you enjoy a tipple of luxury whiskies or would like to try something more traditional like haggis, the Scottish Highlands is full of wonderful…

A restaurant in the Highlands has beaten eateries across the country to be named the Regional Winner for Scotland in the Good Food Guide Local Restaurant of the Year Awards. The Whitehouse Restaurant, in Lochaline has been nominated by its customers to be the top local choice in Scotland, despite its remote location. The Whitehouse…

Highland Games Visit If you are visiting Edinburgh and would like to experience one of Scotland’s Highland Games events we would be delighted to arrange a private tour to take you there. Highland Games take place most weeks throughout the summer months and provide a unique blend of culture, sport and social entertainment. With events ranging…

The Golf Inn in Gullane is celebrating after being named Best Pub in East Lothian and will now compete for the title of Best Pub in Scotland at the National Pub & Bar Awards later this month. Organised by nationally acclaimed Pub & Bar Magazine, the Awards honour the best pubs from each county across…

From Shucking to Seaweed: Interactive Events Programme Added To Scotland’s Longest Running Food Festival Dates: Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th May 2016 With two weeks to go until the return of Scotland’s longest running food festival – Loch Fyne Food Fair – an exciting programme of interactive workshops has joined the line-up. Tapping into the…

Venachar Lochside café/restaurant situated in the Trossachs won the best casual dining award in this year’s Scottish Thistle Awards so last weekend we decided to go on a wee tour and sample their lunch menu. As its name suggests, the restaurant sits on the banks of Loch Venacher, just a few miles from Callander in…

Copenhagen City Break After selling the shop and enjoying a bit of travelling it’s back to work next week after 5 months off. Our mini work gap has been such a great experience and we would certainly recommend it! With just over a week to go before our return we started to get itchy feet…