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Category: Scotland

Travel Report: Glenfinnan, Scotland.

July 2015. The minuscule hamlet of Glenfinnan lies in the Lochaber area of The Scottish Highlands. It’s just a thirty minute drive west of Banavie, the village my sister lives in outside Fort William. Set deep in the heart of some truly stunning Scottish countryside, Glenfinnan is a location of huge historical consequence. Because it […]

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Travel Report: The Waterloo Monument, Scotland.

January 2016. There are some hidden gems scattered around The Scottish Borders for anyone willing to do a bit of research. I’d lost count of the number of times my dad and I had spied The Waterloo Monument from the car window. At 150 feet high and perched atop Peniel Heugh Hill, the monument is […]

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Travel Report: Bowmont Forest, Scotland.

I’ve racked up quite the collection of Scottish forests over the years. Whenever I return to The Scottish Borders to catch up with my mum and dad, the main item on the agenda is invariably dog-walking. Back when my parents lived near the market town of Kelso, Bowmont Forest was the prime location for  a series […]

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