• hermitage of braid woodland edinburgh autumn
    Autumn,  Edinburgh,  Hikes & Walks,  Mountains & Hills,  Parks & Gardens,  Scotland

    Autumn In Edinburgh: The Best Places To See Colourful Leaves

    Don’t you just love autumn? It’s my favourite season! ๐Ÿ‚ As soon as the leaves begin turning those golden shades, I have to get out and admire them. Over the last few years, I have enjoyed discovering Edinburgh in the autumn and the beautiful autumnal scenery across the city. Autumn is a wonderful time to visit Edinburgh. After the busy rush of the tourism peak season and the summer festivals, the city quietens down. Nature surrounds Edinburgh, and in the autumn it really comes to life. Wildlife scavenge before hibernation and the burns babble before they freeze. The multitude of shades of red, orange and yellow bring vibrancy to the…

  • millenium bridge newcastle
    Art & Museums,  England,  Newcastle Upon Tyne & Gateshead

    14 Free Art Galleries In Newcastle Upon Tyne & Gateshead

    Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead might not be the first places you think of when you think of contemporary art galleries, but think again. Although they may be overlooked in favor of the bigger northern England cities such as Manchester and Liverpool, Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead have a thriving grass-roots arts scene which shouldn’t be underestimated. Over the last few decades, numerous new art galleries and organisations have popped up in converted warehouses and mills. They are giving new life from the industrial past for which the cities are perhaps more famous for. Artist-led studios and community groups are giving opportunities for local artists to showcase their work alongside…

  • corrour loch ossian highlands
    Highlands,  Hikes & Walks,  Itineraries,  Lakes,  Mountains & Hills,  Scotland,  West Highland Line

    11 Things To Do In Corrour & Loch Ossian

    If you’re taking a trip on the West Highland Line, I highly recommend a stop at Corrour and Loch Ossian. This incredibly unique and remote place is a real hidden gem. Located in the Scottish Highlands, Corrour is the highest railway station in Britain and the area is only accessible by train. Close by is the beautiful Loch Ossian surrounded by stunning mountains. Here are 11 ideas of things to do in Corrour and Loch Ossian. Fit these into your itinerary and you’ll have the best time in the remote Scottish wilderness! 1. Hike The Trainspotting Mountain – Leum Uilleim Leum Uilleim is a 909m high Corbett situated about 3km…

  • Silver Sands Beach Isle of Arran
    Beaches,  Isle Of Arran,  Scotland

    Silver Sands: The Best Beach On The Isle Of Arran

    With itโ€™s golden shore, grassy banks and secluded nature, Silver Sands is easily the best beach on the Isle of Arran. Where Is Silver Sands Beach? Silver Sands Beach is situated on the south east on the island. It is also known as Kildonan Beach as Kildonan is the closest village to the beach. What Is There To Do Nearby? Close by to Silver Sands is Whiting Bay, the Giantโ€™s Graves and Glenashdale Waterfalls, and Eas Mor Waterfall. How To Get To Silver Sands Beach? By Car Silver Sands is around a 30 minute drive from Brodick along the A841. Brodick is the main town and ferry terminal on the island. There is parking just by the roadside near this…