The cliffs of the Isle of Skye

Imagine you driving, with no timing, you have all the time in the world as you enjoy your road trip and wander in the marvellous landscapes of the Isle of Skye. And there it is, not really far, like if you could touch it, in the immensity…

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The Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye

The Fairy Pools are beautiful rock pools of crystal clear spring water fed by a series of waterfalls from the Cuillin Mountains. These famous pools entice visitors from all over the world, as they make some great ‘Wild Swimming’ for those…

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Culloden Battlefield, Highland

On 16 April 1746, the final Jacobite Rising came to a brutal head. Jacobite supporters, seeking to restore the Stuart monarchy to the British throne, gathered to fight the Duke of Cumberland’s government…

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Tobermory, Isle of Mull

Tobermory is a delightful, colourful, and easily walkable wee port town on the Isle of Mull. It was built as a fishing port in the late 18th century and is now the main town on Mull. The port with its colourful harbour-front…

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Isle of Mull Cheese Café, Tobermory

The ‘Isle of Mull Cheese’ is a small family farm situated at Tobermory on the Isle of Mull. After visiting Tobermory, we needed to recharge our batteries and enjoy a hot coffee. What a lovely way to finish the day! The venue is…

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Glen Coe Valley, Highland

Glen Coe is the remains of an ancient super volcano. The eruption happened about 420 million years ago during the Silurian period, and the volcano has long since become extinct. The landscape was further shaped by the processes of…

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Landscape of the Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye is the largest and most northerly major island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. The landscape is dramatic, even a bit moody, but outdoorsy lovers will have a blast as the scenery of Skye is a fairground of beauty…

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The Castle and Gardens of Mey, Highland

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, first saw what was then Barrogill Castle in 1952, while mourning the death of her husband, King George VI. Falling for its isolated charm and hearing it was…

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Birnam Oak Woods, Dunkeld

A great piece of natural history… It is a nice stroll down the river bank to see this beautiful old lady and to think back to when this tree has seen the 1745 rebellion and two world wars. The stories it could tell… The Birnam Oak and its neighbour…

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