When my eyes eventually decided to open, I realised that the soft vibrating noise was our alarm telling us “get up now and pack away your tent.” I was stiff and sore lying on my 3cm sleeping mat. Don’t get … Continue reading Arran Coastal Way ~ Day 2: Sannox to Lochranza
Our wedding day was over, so it was time to rest our weary eyes to re-energise for day one of our coastal walk. This was My Peak Challenge and honeymoon combined. I’m so lucky that my husband wanted to share my … Continue reading Arran Coastal Way ~ Day 1: Brodick to Sannox
You may have noticed I write about my visits to the Isle of Arran a lot! The island is close to where I live and so easy for me to travel there. I’m lucky to have Scotland in miniature right on … Continue reading 💖 Joining four rings on the Isle of Arran
Our Ayrshire coast is simply stunning and I don’t explore it often enough. So it was time to revisit Culzean Castle and Country Park (pronounced Culane). This 18th century castle sits high on its dramatic cliff looking out across the … Continue reading What lies beneath Culzean Castle?
Eglinton country park is a beautiful open space for everyone to enjoy with 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of countryside, in Kilwinning, near Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland. I have visited the park a few times over the years. The Eglinton Parkrun (5k) is always … Continue reading Eglinton castle and country park
Hiking Goat Fell mountain is a different experience every time. I’ve reached the summit four times now and brought back so many different memories and photos. I feel another wee story should be told … and I also really want to … Continue reading Walking on Arran: Goat Fell Mountain
The mountains have been calling me a lot over the last few months. They didn’t shout loud enough for me to hear them though. I planned to visit the Scottish mountain called The Merrick in January but it was February before … Continue reading 🌲 The Merrick Trail ⛰