Whisky On The NC500

Whisky On The NC500 It feels like just yesterday that we had our opening party in glorious sunshine. With memories of lovely weather still fresh in the mind, you can imagine our anguish when a planned hillwalking weekend was curtailed by poor weather. Autumn can have some excellent weather but not that weekend! What then […]

Whisky On The NC500 – Near Inverness

Whisky On The NC500 – Distilleries Near Inverness It feels like just yesterday that we had our opening party in glorious sunshine. With memories of lovely weather still fresh in the mind, you can imagine our anguish when a planned hillwalking weekend was curtailed by poor weather. Autumn can have some excellent weather but not […]

Whisky On The NC500 – Brora to Tain

Whisky On The NC500 It feels like just yesterday that we had our opening party in glorious sunshine. With memories of lovely weather still fresh in the mind, you can imagine our anguish when a planned hillwalking weekend was curtailed by poor weather. Autumn can have some excellent weather but not that weekend! What then […]

Whisky On The NC500 – John o’ Groats

group of whisky casks

Whisky On The NC500 It feels like just yesterday that we had our opening party in glorious sunshine. With memories of lovely weather still fresh in the mind, you can imagine our anguish when a planned hillwalking weekend was curtailed by poor weather. Autumn can have some excellent weather but not that weekend! What then […]

Sunset On Our First Summer

Sunset On Our First Summer As summer 2019 comes to a close, we look back on our first season. We’ve had a great summer!  350 ‘happy-glampers’ have stayed in our pods since we opened back in May. The feedback we’ve received since then has been exceptional, as you can see from our google review page […]

Castles Near Inverness

red stone castle with turret

Castles Near Inverness Inverness is the start & end point of the North Coast 500 route (NC500). Following the theme of our recent NC500 castle blogs, we thought we should also take a look at the Castles near Inverness. They are certainly worth visiting, although there is one you might not want to see the […]

North Coast 500 Castles

french chateaux castle with blue skies

North Coast 500 Castles Our recent blogs have looked at North Coast 500 Castles by region. In case you missed any of them we’ve summarised them below. Sutherland Hermit’s Castle in Achmelvich  Sutherland is ‘our turf’, so not surprisingly, we’ve written a few blogs on castles in this section of the Highlands. Closest to NC500Pods […]

Castles Of Ross-Shire & Cromarty

historic Eilean Donan castle

Ross-Shire & Cromarty We’ve already looked at the Castles in Sutherland & Caithness in recent blogs. This week’s blog focuses on the Castles of Ross-shire & Cromarty. Ross-Shire & Cromarty The region south of Sutherland is Ross-shire & Cromarty. This part of the Scottish highlands was once very rich in castles. Sadly, many have succumbed to […]

Castles Of Caithness

Keiss Castle at Caithness in Scotland

Caithness Castles We’ve already looked at the Castles in Sutherland in a recent blog. This week’s blog looks at the Castles of Caithness. Caithness Caithness is a region of Scotland that neighbours Sutherland to the north east, so isn’t too far away from NC500Pods. Where Sutherland turns west at Melvich on the north coast, Caithness turns […]

Castles Of Sutherland

Sutherland’s Castles Recently we featured Ardvreck Castle in one our blogs and have also looked at Hermit’s Castle in Achmelvich. Both of these castles are in Sutherland, which got us thinking – why not look at the rest of Sutherland’s castles? In fact, we also plan to look at castles in the other regions around […]