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Sunrise on Isle of Skye

Sunrise on Isle of Skye, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on Skye, n island off the west coast of Scotland and forming part of the Hebrides. This probably ranks within the top 10 ‘must see’ sites in Scotland, and deservedly so. Access is by ferry or bridge. Journey time from Glasgow or Edinburgh is about 4 hours. When you arrive there is something for everyone, viz:

Read more on Visit Isle of Skye, Visit Scotland…


Stills at Glenfiddich, Speyside

Stills at Glenfiddich, Scotland

Today was Day 2 of our private tour. this entailed visits to two distilleries plus an extensive drive through stunning Highland scenery.

We departed our lodgings at Garth Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey at 9.o0 am and then headed north to Glenfiddich, Scotland’s largest Distillery ranked by production volume.

As we were about 30 mins early for the tour we decided to embark on a mini tour of the locality taking in Balvenie Castle, a photo session of some local Highland Cattle and a brief trip to Balvenie Distillery which is part of the Glenfiddich Group. Read more on Scotland Whisky Tour…

Black Sheep nr Glasgow

Black Sheep nr Glasgow, Scotland

Today, I was prompted by the unusually warm and sunny weather to get out on my bike and undertake a circular 30 mile/50 km ride to Stewarton in Ayrshire. On the way I was able to avail of a wide range of photo opps from nature to castles to churches, and even a link with poet, Robert Burns. To commence, image above shows a few animals from an unusual ¬†flock of black sheep located near the south of Glasgow. Read more on Visit Stewarton, Visit Scotland…