North Berwick minibreak – MacDonald Marine Hotel & Spa

I have to confess, I have been to the MacDonald Marine Hotel three times now…  Usually I try to go somewhere new whenever I can but there’s something about this place that keeps me coming back – actually a few things…  It’s just an hour and a half from Glasgow, it’s completely dog friendly (our room even had tweed dog…
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Portavadie – the calm in the storm

Imagine the storm outside, waves lashing against the rocks and wind whipping round the coast…  and imagine being here, looking out from the sauna through floor to ceiling picture windows, with a blanket of tiny stars blinking through the hot wood above your head. This place is Portavadie – a little slice of heaven on the West of Scotland, Argyll’s…
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Scottish beach tour – Culbin Sands

Not gonna lie… super happy to be back on the Scottish beach tour.  Have you ever arrived somewhere and just felt happy as soon as you got there?  Culbin Sands is that place.  When you park the car and step out, immediately you’re greeted by mountains of those waving, beach grass whiskers and a white sand path stretching out before…
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Seasider, North Berwick

North Berwick is the most adorable seaside village.  Ice-cream and boats and the ‘burn the roof of your mouth off cause it’s so good but so darn hot’ chowder from the Lobster Shack and sea and sand and the kind of locals that stop in the street just for a chat (with your dogs) and palm trees and sunshine (not…
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Scottish beach tour – Yellowcraig

What can I say about all this beach spam?  Sorry not sorry?  That about covers it.  Driving round Scotland checking out all the beaches in the name of ‘research’ just about makes this the best job ever.  And this one, Yellowcraig, is one of the best.  The husband thinks this is it, no need to look any further, he has…
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