Only six miles east of Inverness and 1.5 Miles (2.4km) away from Culloden Battlefield lies a site that is both beautiful and mysterious. Clava Cairns is a significant collection of standings stones and stone circles that was once used as a gravesite. To this day their origin and history remain to be fully understood. Clava Cairns, Scotland’s Mysterious Stone Circles… Read More
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For those interested in experiencing a slight deviation from Scotland’s brilliant scenery, a trip to the site of the last battle to be fought on British soil would not go amiss. The history-steeped Culloden Battlefield is a somber site that overlooks the city of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. Culloden Battlefield It’s in many ways an emotional, affecting destination that… Read More
When visiting a new city, choosing accommodation can be confusing. Local writer Karen Worrall shares her expertise on where to stay in Edinburgh and all the things to do in each neighborhood. Where to Stay in Edinburgh If you want to skip directly to any of the neighbourhoods in Edinburgh, click on the links below. Leith – Not just a port, the… Read More
Are you thinking of driving the North Coast 500? Make sure to add Dunrobin Castle to your itinerary. The Scottish Highlands are home to arguably one of the most dramatic coastlines in the world, not to mention rich history, epic battles, and storied architecture. Driving through the region, you feel like you’re a world away from the frenzied, urban energy of Edinburgh,… Read More
Off the west coast of England, nestled halfway between the shores of Cumbria and Northern Ireland, the cliffs, beaches and seaside towns of the Isle of Man erupt from the Irish sea. As the British Lake District creaks under the weight of a booming tourist industry, off-the-beaten-track adventure-seekers will want to find the best things to do in the Isle… Read More