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Ardnamurchan is the bonniest peninsula I did ever see! Rugged, desolate and wild, it’s hard to believe places like this still exist a mere 4 hours from the bustle and hustle of Edinburgh. If you’re looking to get off the beaten track and surround yourself with some of Scotland’s wildest scenery, the Ardnamurchan peninsula is …

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Vatersay is known for its stunning beaches of white sand that merge into clear and turquoise water, reminiscent of the Carribean. It’s easy to see why many consider the beaches on Vatersay some of the most beautiful in Europe, and its combination of breathtaking scenery and dramatic history makes Vatersay one of the most interesting …

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On a misty summer’s day, we spent a blissful day exploring Vatersay, one of Scotland’s most remote islands in the Outer Hebrides. What we discovered will forever be etched in our minds: the machair dressed with wildflowers billowing in the light breeze, azure waters lapping at the white sands, and the bright pink honesty box …

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Ah, the beautiful Isle of Barra- with its hilly landscape and craggy coastline, machair and moorland, sea and surf and some of the most fantastic beaches in the world. We recently spent five blissful days on the island that has earned the nicknames Barradise and Barrabados, and now I’m here to help you plan your perfect …

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Moray is one of Scotland’s best-kept secrets. Known for its stunning beaches dotted across the northern coastline, and home to a number of whisky distilleries, Moray is the perfect destination for the traveller yearning to get off the beaten path. This summer we spent a wonderful five days exploring the region. Although this wasn’t our …

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Aberdeenshire is a region that is often surpassed by tourists in favour of the Scottish Highlands, which is surprising because there are some utterly fantastic things to do in Aberdeenshire. From quaint mountain villages, haunted castles and atmospheric ruins, to hip breweries, estate-to-plate cuisine, and beaches teeming with wildlife- this region is riddled with hidden …

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The Braemar Highland Gathering should be on every Scotland enthusiast’s bucket list. In my Braemar Highland Gathering guide I’m sharing my experience at the games, and my best tips for planning your trip! What is the Braemar Highland Gathering, and why is it famous? The Braemar Highland Gathering is arguably Scotland’s most famous Highland Games. …

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Who doesn’t want to see a Highland cow (or Heilan coo!) when they visit Scotland? These gentle fluffy beasts are synonymous with Scotland and Scottish culture, and although they live in many different parts of the world, there is something special about seeing Highland cows in Scotland! I’ve created a map that includes my coo …

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