Driving the Cairngorms National Park

After leaving Tulloch Castle, Derek and I continued our road trip south through the Cairngorms National Park. There were plenty of rolling hills (that the Scottish call mountains – they should come to Alberta!) and…

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Scotland’s Urquhart Castle

Derek and I were both really glad we stopped at Urquhart Castle, rather than spending our time at the Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition (although I’m sure that would have been very cool). The pictures…

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Exploring Scotland’s Loch Ness

While staying at Tulloch Castle, we were able to explore the area of Loch Ness pretty well. Starting our day driving towards Inverness, we followed the tiny tourist trail south (taking our first single track…

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Tulloch Castle Hotel in Dingwall, Scotland 

Tulloch Castle was easy enough to find within the sleepy town of Dingwall, Scotland. There were plenty of signs leading up to the town’s main tourist attraction, and the hotel overlooked everything below. It was…

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Helensburgh, Scotland: a Hidden Gem

Helensburgh, Scotland is a charming, culture-filled town with plenty to do (or not do). With really excellent local shopping, a handful of great restaurants (check out my post on it here), and ideal bed and…

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