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June 07, 2016

Lost Heritage of Inner Hebrides uncovered in landmark new book

For the first time the forgotten histories of a group of four Scottish islands – known collectively as the Small Isles – have been brought together in a definitive new work.   By exploring the...

Lost Heritage of Inner Hebrides uncovered in landmark new book

For the first time the forgotten histories of a group of four Scottish islands – known collectively as the Small Isles – have been brought together in a definitive new work.   By exploring the physical evidence that remains, The ...

Exploring Scotland's North Coast 500

oute 66, Going to the Sun Road, The Wild Atlantic Way: classic travelers'  routes all. The folk of the North Highland Initiative would like to add another to that list: North Coast 500.    North Coast 500 i ...

Skiing Scotland

The Highlands of Scotland: they are beautiful indeed when covered with the flowers of summer and autumn's lovely red and gold. What happens to them in winter? Snow! and they become destinations for skiing and other winter sports and landscape explorat ...

Giants in Glenfinnan

Because giants can't be bothered to walk over the bumpy hills. ~ Will Wellman         Photo courtesy and copyright Winfred Peppinck Giants in Glenfinnan Written by Jessica Voigts

The Tea Garden, Mallaig

Picture this: a gorgeous warm late September day, on Mallaig Harbor, Scotland, with dear family friends, and an incredible meal. Yes - it was the quintessential perfect day, replete with time on a sandy beach while the tide was coming in, viewing the ...

10 Days in Inverness

If you’re in the Highlands of Scotland – the land of romance, storied history, kilts and bagpipes, Glens and Bens – consider Inverness as your home base for 10 days of exploring Scottish culture, arts, nature, food, and great people. Ther ...

Scotland: Standing with Stones

Are you intrigued by the Standing Stones in Scotland? Recumbent stone circles? Paths of the sun? Have I got a film for you! It's called Standing with Stones, and covers England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland. What does archaology have to t ...

Underground Edinburgh

Beneath the streets of Edinburgh lurks a labyrinth of man-made tunnels that were originally designed to hide clandestine activities from the light of day. Once a refuge for everyone from renegade kings to common criminals, this subterranean netwo ...

Underground Edinburgh

Beneath the streets of Edinburgh lurks a labyrinth of man-made tunnels that were originally designed to hide clandestine activities from the light of day. Once a refuge for everyone from renegade kings to common criminals, this subterranean netwo ...

Walking the Antonine Wall

Very few people who have visited Hadrian’s Wall in northern England have even heard of, let alone visited, Scotland’s Antonine Wall. Constructed about twenty years later than Hadrian’s Wall, the Antonine Wall is one of the archaeol ...

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