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September 1, 2018

WHAT IS THE AURORA BOREALIS? The Aurora is an incredible light show caused by collisions between electrically charged particles released from the sun that enter the earth’s atmosphere and collide with gases such as oxygen and nitrogen. The lights are seen around the magnetic poles of the northern and southern hemispheres. Auroras that occur in...

June 1, 2018

We have some spectacular beaches here in Scotland. Giant dunes, towering cliffs, powder white sand and mountain backdrops, Scottish beaches provide a diverse range of scenery in some dramatic settings. Mostly unspoiled and with massive areas of sand they are isolated and peaceful. Here is a selection of 10 beaches easily accessible from Ullapool… Ardmair The...

May 1, 2018

Midges… With over 30 different types of midge in Scotland, it’s most commonly the female Highland midge that bite, they appear early springtime, and usually disappear around autumn. Unfortunately, most areas around the north west Highlands of Scotland provide the perfect conditions. Most active at dawn and dusk, they cluster near water and peat bogs and...

April 1, 2018

  The North Coast 500 starts in the northern city of Inverness, weaves along the west coast to Applecross and then northwards towards the towns of Torridon and Ullapool. From there, you’ll venture to some of the most northerly coastal points in Scotland, passing by Caithness and John o’ Groats before heading south again through Dingwall and...

March 1, 2018

Some roads in Scotland, especially in the Highlands and islands, are single track roads. A single track road or one-lane road is a road that permits two-way travel but is not wide enough in most places to allow vehicles to pass one another. To overcome this problem, many single-track roads, especially those officially designated as...

February 1, 2018

Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints. There really is nothing quite like the thrill of wild camping. For many, especially those based in the UK, wild camping in Scotland is where it’s at. Why is this? Well, firstly it’s legal. Unlike in England and Wales, where it is most definitely not legal. Secondly,...

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