The Kelpies – a must see in Falkirk

Do you ever visit somewhere, search for more details online after your visit and then find out that your views are all wrong? It happened to me with the Kelpies, a striking pair of sculptures towering over the canal and motorway in Falkirk. The Kelpies were designed by renowned Scottish sculptor, Andy Scott, inspired by…

Five gorgeous Scottish drives

Scotland is home to some stunning scenic drives – many of which can also be accessed partly by public transport. Although I don’t drive, I’m lucky enough to usually visit with family members who do. Here are some of my favourite drives on the west coast of Scotland. Glen Fruin across to Garelochead Photo credit-…

Sea lochs and sunsets: a Scottish photoblog

I’ve visited the west coast of Scotland many times in the past ten years, and I never tire of the dramatic scenery. Loch Lomond is a great area to stay, but there are also many lovely villages along the sea lochs. Thanks to the Gulf stream there are hundreds of rhodedendrons blooming in May. The…