Ireland’s pub culture is world famous and world class.
Revered across continents, It has many imitators, but for the real thing, you have to experience it first hand.
This article will take you through some of the country’s best-known pubs, chosen for their quality, authenticity and their well-earned fame.0 Read More
In Scotland we are lucky to have a wide array of hobbies and interests to partake in that appeal to a diverse range of individuals. In this article we have listed, just, a few activities that may appeal to you.
Stirling Castle was the key to the kingdom of Scotland, dominating a vast volcanic rock above the river Forth at the meeting point between Lowlands and Highlands. Its origins are ancient and over the centuries it grew into a a powerful stronghold before becoming the great royal residence that you see today. During the Scottish Wars of Independence which saw Scotland fight for its right to become a free nation from England – the castle changed hands 8 times in 50 years. It was the childhood home to one of the most famous people in Scottish and British history such as Mary queen of Scots,James the VI and I. The castle served as the final frontier to the Scottish Victory. As the English rushed to stop King Robert the Bruce from capturing the castle they met at the nearby region of Bannockburn. Despite being heavily outnumbered the military tactics of King Robert paid off as he defeated the English Army and took the castle, thus awarding Scotland its status as an independent nation split from English rule. (more…)0 Read More
The Conde Nast Reader’s Choice Awards 2019 have been announced and it sees a number of our partner properties being voted into the top 35 hotels in the UK Category.
The venue announced as the finest accommodation provider in the UK for 2019 is the beautiful Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh. A name which is synonymous with luxury in Scotland. The Balmoral has been situated at the prestigious address of Number 1 Princes Street for over a century. The hotel itself has become a landmark within the City of Edinburgh contributing to this ancient skyline with its grand exterior and famous clocktower. We would like to congratulate our friends at The Balmoral for receiving this placement in the honours list after a season of dedicated hard work by all involved.0 Read More
For the avid whisky enthusiast visiting Scotland is a must to discover some of the finest whisky bars which can serve samples some of the most stunning drams. Scotland’s whisky collection is frankly extensive as there are numerous rare whiskies all over Scotland which date back as far as the 1940s. These include many from Campbeltown, Islay, Speyside, the Highlands and beyond. However the ones which are almost impossible to find are those which are sealed in vaults. For the true whisky connoisseur the following are some which should be payed high attention to.0 Read More
Scotland boasts many special and luxurious 5-star hotels, all unique in their own right. Our carefully selected hotel partners assist us in providing guests with unforgettable experiences. For guests seeking luxury and style this article outlines some new hotels, as well as some hotels opening soon. We are excited by the high levels of sophistication these properties bring and are proud to showcase these to our guests.0 Read More
The Solheim cup is the peak of woman’s golf. The best female golfers from the USA and Europe go head-to-head in the most thrilling and competitive tournament. It will be one the biggest golf events of 2019 and will be hosted at the prestigious Gleneagles PGA Centenary Course, host venue of the 2014 Ryder Cup. (more…)0 Read More
Here in Scotland we are lucky enough to boast some of the most beautiful scenery in the world.
If you are searching for something a little bit different for your next vacation, our country is full of unique venues.
Below we have listed a few of Scotland’s most unique & luxurious self catering venues. (more…)0 Read More