If you are visiting Inverness or Loch Ness for the day, you have to visit Urquhart Castle. The castle has over 1000 years of heritage. It’s set in a beautiful location in the Great Glen and sits above Loch Ness. Think a moody day, surrounded by hills, trees and a misty loch. What’s not to love? It is one of the most-visited castles in Scotland. Half a million people visit…
The Glenfinnan Viaduct becomes more and more popular in Scotland with thousands of visitors from all over the world every year. The viaduct is a must-have-visit for any Harry Potter fan. I visited the viaduct back in 2019 for the first time on a day trip from Glasgow to Glenfinnan. I also (without planning) got to see the Jacobite Express (a.k.a. the Hogwarts Express!) going over the viaduct, surrounded by…
When we hear the word Glencoe we instantly think of mountains, low clouds and gloomy atmospheres. We know what to expect from this magical place in the Scottish Highlands. Thanks to a quick Google search as we were walking over Signal Rock in Glencoe, I discovered that just a little bit outside of the Glencoe we all know is Glencoe Lochan. Located very near Glencoe Village, Glencoe Lochan is a…
Ah, Inverness! Said with my appropriate Scottish accent. The best place to be in Scotland when it’s autumn (in my opinion). I visited Inverness in October last year and have put together a list of all the places we explored. I’ve included places that are free/no-cost, a car-hire adventure to Loch Ness and Fort Augustus, and some things you can do around the area including visiting the Culloden Battlefield.