Morvern Morvern, historically also spelt Morven, (Gaelic: A’ Mhorbhairne: the sea-gap) is the most southerly peninsula of the West Highland peninsulas. As a gateway by ferry to the Isle of Mull, it is bounded to the north by Loch Sunart and Glen Tarbert, on the south-east by Loch Linnhe and the south-west by the Sound of… Continue reading Highland


Monsal Head April 2021. On a cloudy Saturday morning, our destination is Monsal Head, a beauty spot in the White Peak’s Derbyshire Dales. England just took its first steps to unlock the COVID-19 restrictions. We can go out again and head further away than our local area. The Peak District is one of our favourites… Continue reading Derbyshire

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View on the village – 1950s From Back Lane, a public footpath leads downhill to the pastures where the river Wreake slowly meanders from Melton Mowbray towards Leicester. Passing a second kissing gate and rambling along a muddy path, I reach a sharp bend. There, at a small brick bridge crossing a brook, I set… Continue reading Hoby


Balmoral Castle Crathie Church Invercauld Bridge Loch Callater Loch Callater is an upland loch, hemmed in by mountains, with good views. Thomson visited Loch Callater during springtime when the snow, on the eastern situated mountains, was melting. He used them as a backdrop for his picture. Getting there he must have taken the footpath from… Continue reading Aberdeenshire