The Three Chimneys Seafood & Game Masterclass

I’m driving through some of the most incredible scenery in Scotland, and I’m torn. I want to reach The Three Chimneys before darkness falls, so I’m racing the gloaming. But the glorious light of golden hour on the Isle of Skye is bathing her landscapes, making them even more irresistible and just begging to be…

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Quiraing paths reopen after upgrade

PATHS at Quiraing on the Isle of Skye have reopened following upgrades led by the Outdoor Access Trust for Scotland (OATS). Routes measuring 300 metres in length have been created or upgraded to make the site safer for locals and visitors. The work is part of the £1 million Skye Iconic Sites Project (SISP), which…

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Following the lives of Scots who live with the tide

The lives of Scots who live by the sea are being featured on TV this weekend. In Living with the Tide, we meet the people who depend on the tide for their living, those whose lifestyle revolves around its ebb and flow, as well as those for whom changes to tidal patterns threaten their whole…

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Win the ultimate staycation with Naked Malt

Naked Malt, formally Naked Grouse, has announced that its global Live Naked Experience competition is officially open for entries. It is offering one lucky winner the chance of being whisked away with three friends to enjoy a staycation of a lifetime in their home country. The competition invites experience seekers from around the world to…

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See more of Scotland’s lochs from your armchair

Those keen to see more of our country and its lochs will be able to do so next week, from the comfort of our television screens. In the first programme of a new series of Grand Tours of Scotland’s Lochs, Paul Murton explores the lochs of Skye. He hears tales of the singer Donovan and his…

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We all scream for ice cream…

TWO Scottish ice cream companies are bringng a sweet splash of sunshine to the autumn. Mackie’s is going to give one fan a lifetime’s supply of ice cream, while Spar is stocking a further nine flavours made by Equi’s. The winner of Mackie’s “Simple Pleasures” draw will be named on Monday. They will get two-litre…

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A beautiful photographic guide to the Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye is a photographic evocation of one of the best-known and most-iconic parts of Scotland. Iain Kirk Campbell’s large landscape-format book beautifully captures Skye’s many different moods, from the darker, more brooding side of the island’s character, to its bright lights and cheerful flora and fauna. Divided into sections, the book looks…

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Skye beats the Eiffel Tower for online photos

It has revealed that the Isle of Skye is the most Instagrammed road trip destination in Europe, with almost 21,000 posts. The picturesque island has triumphed over the likes of the iconic Eiffel Tower, which has 12,463 posts. Scotland’s North Coast 500 also proved popular with social media users as it was ranked eighth in…

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