Stargazing and the Northern Lights on an Autumn and Winter Campervan Road Trip

Looking for an autumn adventure? Why not enjoy nature’s own spectacular light show this autumn and take a road trip for some Aurora Hunting and find the Northern Lights in Scotland!  What are the Northern Lights? The Aurora Borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights, is only seen above the magnetic north pole of the northern hemisphere and is caused by gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere colliding with charged particles released from the sun’s atmosphere to create a stream of green, pink, red, yellow Continue reading →

Campervan Road Trip Outer Hebrides –  Barra and Vatersay – Stage 1

Known as one of the world’s last great wildernesses, the Outer Hebrides offer mile after mile of pristine white sandy beaches surrounded by a crystal-clear turquoise shoreline making it a must see destination for anyone looking to take a road trip around Scotland.  So, if you’re planning on  an Outer Hebrides campervan road trip and looking for some inspiration and local knowledge, read on! The south Hebridean islands of Barra and Vatersay are easily reached by car ferry making them the perfect starting point for Continue reading →

Top 10 Places to Visit in Scotland this October Half Term Holiday

For many parents, entertaining the kids over the October half term holiday can be a costly and stressful task but it doesn’t have to be.  Scotland’s incredible landscape offers an infinite variety of free activities for families that only require a warm coat, a picnic and of course, their endless supply of energy.  The warm golds, oranges and reds of the autumnal trees set against the vibrant purples and coppers of the heather make Scotland a truly magical location for an Autumn break.  Read our list below Continue reading →

Top 10 things to do on the Isle of Mull on a Campervan Tour Scotland

Sail the Sound of Mull There are plenty of incredible sounds on Mull including the yelp of nesting sea eagles and the crashing of the Atlantic rollers as they break through Fingal’s cave on the western sideof the island, but the ‘sound’ of Mull is actually the stretch of water that sits between the mainland and the island and is where every journey to Mull will begin.  With 3 ferry ports along it’s easterly perimeter at Tobermory, Fishnish and Craignure, there are plenty of options Continue reading →

4 most atmospheric Historic places to visit in Scotland

4 most atmospheric Historic places to visit in Scotland Why do tourists from around the world flock to Scotland?  As well our outstanding Food and Drink offering, the stunning scenery, the friendly Scottish people and of course, the weather….the majority of tourists come to Scotland to embrace and soak up our rich cultural history.  The success of TV shows such as Outlander have furthered the popularity of Scotland and whilst places such as the National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield visitor centre should be on Continue reading →

Islay Campervan Tour – The best place in Scotland to shelter from the Beast from the East

Our Islay Spring Campervan Tour Birds have long been known to help predict weather patterns and so we shouldn’t have been surprised that our first flavour of Islay as we drove off the ferry this week was to pass field upon field of both Barnacle and Greenland Geese sheltering from the artic weather about to hit mainland Britain.  Home to over 45,000 avian winter visitors, Islay is the most southerly island in the Inner Hebrides and enjoys its own micro climate with more than 30% Continue reading →