February 17, 2014

John Muir – Scottish-American naturist and author

John Muir Festival ‘God never made an ugly landscape: all that the sun shines on is beautiful, so long as it is wild.’  At a time […]
January 17, 2014

Robert Burns – the Scottish Bard

Scotland’s Poet – Robert Burns Born two miles south of Ayr, in a cottage built by his father (now the Burns Cottage Museum), Robert was the […]
January 6, 2014

City of Edinburgh Tour

Exploring Edinburgh with W L Sleigh Our day tours of Edinburgh are a great way to see the highlights of Scotland’s capital city. Edinburgh Castle is […]
October 22, 2013

Lennoxlove Book Festival – 1-3 November 2013

Lennoxlove Book Festival – a book lover’s weekend When the clocks have changed and the nights are drawing in it’s tempting to curl up on the […]
September 2, 2013

Braemar and Ballater

Places to visit in Scotland – Braemar and Ballater Braemar and Ballater are located in Aberdeenshire in north eastern Scotland, around 16 miles from each other. […]
August 27, 2013

Scottish Cheeses – worth a trip to Scotland!

Scottish Cheeses Scotland has the perfect climate for cheese making, with a strong tradition of seasonal local cheeses. Visitors love the vibrant flavours and often stock […]
August 7, 2013

Andrew Carnegie

People of Scotland – Andrew Carnegie Everyone in Scotland has heard of Andrew Carnegie, although they might not be so familiar with how he became one […]
July 22, 2013

Whisky – the water of life

A look at a few of the small Scottish distilleries Whisky, or usquebaugh in Gaelic, is a world renowned product of Scotland and makes it the perfect […]
July 16, 2013

Get your clubs out – it’s time for the Open!

The 2013 Open at Muirfield If you love your golf, you’ll be eagerly waiting for The Open to tee off this week at Muirfield . The […]
June 24, 2013

Perthshire Gardens

Top Gardens To Visit In Perthshire The fertile soils of Perthshire have proved irresistible to botanists and gardeners from across the world, who have lovingly created […]