Bone Caves, Inchnadamph

Sleeping in a cave; our experience

A few weeks ago, while we were deciding where we wanted to go to for our week away in the campervan, we asked our son what he would, if anything, especially like to see or do. “Sleep in a cave” was his immediate reply. “Um, are you sure that’s what you definitely want to do?” […]

Clachnaben

A bimble that took us up Clachnaben, Aberdeenshire

A bimble that took us up Clachnaben, Aberdeenshire* Our main aim on Saturday was just to go for a bimble. It was a lovely day, the sun was finally shining so we took it at a leisurely pace, just wandering along the path one foot in front of the other, not really knowing where the day would take […]

St Cyrus Beach

St Cyrus Beach, Aberdeenshire

St Cyrus Beach, Aberdeenshire St Cyrus beach is a nature reserve on the East coast, just north of Montrose. The beach is accessed by a wooden walkway from where you can view the inland cliffs, and many varieties of colourful wild flowers.     It was beautiful walking past the flowers and seeing all the different types […]

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How to make a Weekend Adventure Jar

How to make a Weekend Adventure Jar Do you ever get stuck with what to do at the weekends? Too much choice? Maybe your head’s too frazzled from a stressful week at work and you’re just concentrating on trying to keep calm and cheery for the kids… It’s not always easy is it? This happens to […]

Bone Caves Inchnadamph Walking with a Toddler

Bone Caves, Assynt

Bone Caves, Assynt The Bone Caves are located in the limestone cliffs of Creag nan Uamh where bones of various animal bones including lynx, arctic foxes and polar bear dating back some 47,000 years were found. It is a fairly easy low level walk but the last uphill stretch to the caves is short but steep […]

Garvie Bay

Garvie Bay, Assynt

Garvie Bay, Assynt Garvie Bay is a secluded little bay with a sandy beach, great crabbing and mountain views. Limited parking spaces can be found near the cattle grid on the single track road with passing places past Stac Pollaidh. The short walk to the bay is easy to follow, but can be muddy or boggy in […]

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Three bite size adventures for our pint size adventurer! Part III: Weekend road trip to the beach

Three bite size adventures for our pint size adventurer! Part III: Weekend road trip to the beach We decided that for our last adventure from our weeks holiday, we would really slow the pace down and go away in our campervan. The weather was meant to be more mixed at the weekend, so we were […]