Posts for food and drink

Easter Breaks in Scotland – Celebrate Family Time

Thursday 28th Feb 2019

  Easter is about family time, longer days, baby lambs and an over indulgence of chocolate! Celebrate Easter this year with a trip to Scotland, try something new with the kids and go explore in the fresh scottish air. Easter Availability and Special Offers Grab yourself a Bargain and Book Now for some great deals […]

Last Minute Valentine’s Offers – book your getaway & surprise your loved one!

Monday 28th Jan 2019

  Valentine’s Seasonal Offers Cosy up in front of a crackling log fire, enjoy some city sightseeing or go for long walks on the beach – if you’re looking for some inspiration, check out our Valentines seasonal offers “A cosy retreat to treat your loved one” Valentines Cottage – Sandford Country Cottages, Fife     […]

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Wednesday 2nd Mar 2016

Ask almost anybody what Scotland is famous for and they will reply either “rain” or “whisky”. Very few people come to Scotland for the rain, but more and more are coming for our national drink. Whisky tourism is more popular than ever with events springing up all over the country. The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival […]

A Special Valentine’s Break in Scotland

Friday 8th Jan 2016

This Valentine’s why not spend quality time together with a beautiful scene of loch, mountain, coast or cityscape spread before you?  From luxury city apartments and holiday homes with hot tubs to idyllic island escapes and beach retreats, Scotland offers a vast range of possibilities for unique Valentine’s holidays, with backdrops to truly sweep you off your feet. Here are five ideas for a special […]

A Taste of Scotland – The Best of Local Produce

Wednesday 2nd Dec 2015

With Scotland’s reputation for great food and drink growing year on year, we were keen to try and find out what makes a great eating experience. You might be forgiven in thinking to find great local produce, cooked really imaginatively and skilfully,  you would need to go to high-end, budget busting restaurants, however we spoke to […]

Grass roofed croft

Orkney Crofts

Friday 30th Oct 2015

Orkney is an incredible place to take a holiday, no matter where your interests lie, just make sure you give yourself enough time! You will want to explore this part of the world, over and over again, so it’s imperative that you have somewhere comfortable to relax after long days of discovery. The owner of Orkney […]

Puffin on the cliffs

Orkney – An Insider’s View

Thursday 29th Oct 2015

If you’ve never visited Orkney before, then you could be forgiven for arriving off your ferry or flight with some misconceptions about the language you might hear, the supposedly windswept and barren nature of the landscape, or the local perspective on the islands’ place in the grand scheme of things. But it doesn’t take long […]

Sustainable Seashore: Orkney

Tuesday 20th Oct 2015

Scottish seafood is world-renowned. Oysters, mussels, lobster and salmon are just a few products that appear on tables all across the globe. All around our coast, world-class catches land daily but we’re heading for an island well kent for its smoked salmon, Orkney, as a prime example of a fine Scottish product. We spoke to Big […]

Varis, Balmacara

Wednesday 30th Sep 2015

The Highlands is a great region to explore all year round, no matter what your interests are. Varis is a spacious, three-bedroomed holiday home in Balmacara, perfectly located for all types of exploration. We spoke to the owner, Debra Storr, who gave us some tips for a Highland getaway. Let’s start at Balmacara. Tell us a […]

Celebrate the Food of the Highlands

Thursday 24th Sep 2015

In order to find out what there is to celebrate about food and drink in The Highlands, we got hold of The Ambassador of the Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards, Shirley Spear to hear all about it. “Life in the Highlands & Islands is diverse and incredibly interesting, from large farming to island […]