Where Can You See the Northern Lights in Scotland?

The dancing, skipping, multi-coloured lights of the aurora borealis are caused by charged particles from the sun colliding with the earths magnetic field, and they are most visible in northern countries like Scotland.

In this article you’ll discover the best places to view the northern lights in Scotland, as well tips to help you see them and information on Scotland’s fabulous dark sky parks.

The Best Munros in Scotland – Ultimate Visitor Guide

Munros are mountains in Scotland that are over 3,000 feet in height. They can be found in the Scottish Highlands as well as the Western Isles and Central Scotland.

Discover the best Munros to climb, the easiest, the highest and advice for Munro bagging in this ultimate guide.

The Best Lochs in Scotland – Ultimate Visitor Guide

There are more than 30,000 lochs in Scotland and the majority are located in the Scottish Highlands, including the tourist-favourites of Ness, Lomond and Shiel.

Discover a collection of wonderful Scottish lochs in this article that delves deep into what makes each one such a special place, along with details of what you can expect to find when you visit them.

The Best Outdoor Winter Activities in Scotland

Winter is an amazing time to be in Scotland, especially if you love exploring the great outdoors. There’s something magical about the country when winter visits and there are more things to do in this season than you might expect.

In this article I’ll show you the top activities to enjoy in Scotland between November and March whether you want to see wildlife, go on an invigorating walk or take part in exciting sports, along with a couple of other winter activities that just might surprise you.

Red Squirrels in Scotland – The Ultimate Guide

Red squirrels may be declining in other parts of the UK but here in Scotland we have healthy – and even growing – populations that are estimated to exceed 120,000 animals.

Discover exactly where red squirrels like to live, what you should feed them and the threats they face in this ultimate guide.

The Best Forests in Scotland – Ultimate Visitor Guide

Discover the best forest and woodland walks in Scotland with this in-depth guide that covers their locations, facilities, paths and wildlife.

Plus, learn why walking is good for you, what you should wear, and which animals you need to keep an eye open for.

Where To See Highland Cows in Scotland

Highland Cows are a Scottish breed of rustic cattle known for their thick, shaggy coats that enable them to survive in the harshest of temperatures.

In this article you’ll learn all about the ‘Heilan Coo’ and discover the best places in Scotland to see them.

Where To See Puffins in Scotland

Everybody loves puffins. There’s something about their oversized heads and brightly-coloured stripy beaks and that makes them impossibly endearing.

In this article I’ll show you the best places to see these fascinating seabirds.