An acorn figure takes a poop whilst reading the newspaper.

Scoop your Poop – a guide to having a responsible outdoor jobby

There are times when we’re all allowed a cheeky laugh at something. The occasional Biology class at school, perhaps, or a seagull stealing a child’s ice-cream. Well this blog talks about pooping responsibly outdoors in the countryside, and we won’t stand for any silliness here. Especially you there in the back. Calm down, Timkins. A […]

Loch Ness in Scotland view from Dores

Interesting Loch Ness Facts

Who Knew? Fun-tastical Facts About Loch Ness Thousands of visitors come to Loch Ness every year for the beautiful scenery and to catch a glimpse of the Loch’s famous resident, but there is more to Loch Ness than mountains and monsters! Here, we have put together some interesting facts about Loch Ness that you may […]

A single track road near Loch Ness in Scotland

Drive Safely – Enjoy Single Track Roads

Driving on Single Track Roads in Scotland Did you know there are over 2500 miles of single track roads in the Scottish Highlands? Here are a few tips for using them safely. The single track roads around Loch Ness are a pleasure to drive on when you follow some simple etiquette and unwritten rules. It’s […]

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What’s the Weather like in Inverness?

Inverness Weather: We Reveal Some Surprising Facts! INVERNESS WEATHER “What’s the weather like in Inverness?” That’s a question people frequently ask us. The latest forecast is displayed above. To be honest though, such forecasts never really give us a full understanding of what the weather is doing. So we thought we would say a little about […]

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Five famous people from Inverness and Loch Ness

Here in Inverness and Loch Ness, our region has born and raised many famous people. And all from very different walks of life. Furthermore, many have gone on to achieve fame and notoriety beyond their Highland home. Here are just five famous people from Inverness and Loch Ness to ponder. Two or three of which, […]

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How to tell a true Scotsman

The Stereotypical “True Scotsman” If you believe all the stories, a true Scotsman is identified by: a) his ginger hair b) a modest boast that he wears nothing under his kilt c) an appetite for deep-fried Mars bars While there is some truth in all of the above, the modern Scotsman tends to only wear […]

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A Fairytale Wedding in the Highlands of Scotland

The Perfect Highland Wedding The Highlands of Scotland offer a beautiful backdrop for that special wedding day. And any time of the year is beautiful in the Highlands. Not to mention the many breath-taking fairytale venues on offer. Without a doubt, you will be sure to leave with magical, lasting memories of a Highland wedding. […]

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The Highland Midge

How to avoid Midges in the Scottish Highlands If you have never been to the Highlands before, you may have heard stories of the dreaded Scottish midge. A tiny two-winged fly that moves in swarms, generally near water or marshy areas, and bites unsuspecting passers-by. But don’t worry, it’s not as bad as you may think! With […]

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3 Exciting Highland Events this 2018

What’s on in the Highlands in 2018? As a new year begins, our thoughts turn to upcoming events and what we can really look forward to. Well, here in the Highlands, there is plenty going on. From Skye to Fort William, or Drumnadrochit to Inverness there are once again many great Highland events and festivals […]