We didn’t intend to take a visit to the Isle of Seil and, to be honest, I didn’t know it existed. It was the petrol station man (who I nicknamed Jim Broadbent as he looked… View Full Post

Stirling castle dates back to at least the 12th century and is said to be one of the biggest and most important castles in Scotland with a few notable kings and queens (including Mary Queen… View Full Post

The national Wallace monument was commissioned in 1861 to commemorate one of Scotlands most iconic of heroes; William Wallace. There was talk of putting the Wallace monument in Glasgow initially but as the residents of… View Full Post

Loch Lomond is about a 45 minute drive from Stirling (I still need to sort my Stirling pics and video out hence a bit out of order!) and we decided that we’d drive to Aberfoyle… View Full Post

When I found we would be able to see the huge Kelpies from the motorway, a part of me thought “Ah that’ll do!”. I wasn’t actually that fussed seeing them “live” and up close, as… View Full Post

I first went to Edinburgh a couple of years ago and I think I fell in love with it. It’s an amazing mixture of city life, stunning architecture and royal history. Everything I love all… View Full Post

In our excellent vague planning on our drive up to Edinburgh we had decided to do a big out to Edinburgh Zoo so that Little Z would have at least one very child centric day… View Full Post

Edinburgh has always been on my list of places to visit but we’ve never quite made it up North. I always find all trips booked come at the worst of time and the best of… View Full Post