Scotland Travel Ideas

Willow Tearoom Glasgow
City Break Travel Ideas, Scotland, United Kingdom

UK: Wandering in Glasgow with Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The shop windows are glowing brightly on Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street this cold pre-Christmas afternoon and upstairs in the Willow Tea Rooms the panes of glass display swirling black lines that form a rose design. It’s not quite Art Nouveau, it’s definitely inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, and it […]

Talisker Distillery, Skye
Family Travel Ideas, Foodie Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Scotland, United Kingdom

Scotland: Wandering on the Isle of Skye

Skye is the largest of the Western Isles in Scotland and with only two-and-a-half days to explore this was always going to be an intial impression to be followed up at a later date with some proper exploring. Skye is only about 50 miles across but with a coastline slashed […]

Loch Katrine, The Trossachs, Scotland
Family Travel Ideas, Scotland, United Kingdom

Scotland: Cycling with Walter Scott at Loch Katrine

Our long weekend in Scotland began with a sun-drenched breakfast in the garden and progressed to a hiking and cycling sunshine extravaganza at Loch Katrine, with a few wee drams of single malt whisky thrown in for good measure. “The wanderer’s eye could barely vie The summer heaven’s delicious blue; […]

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