The new VW T6 and potential T7 ?

Speculation has been growing for some time about VW’s updated model to replace the T5, which has been in production now for ten years.  The new T6 is expected to be launched in… Continue reading

Happy Campers – Rowena and Bertha

Whether wild camping in a remote Scottish glen or having an overnight stay before an early morning flight, Bertha is the perfect functional camper van.  Rowena loves the practicality of being self-sufficient –… Continue reading

Hidden Scotland – The Clootie Well, Munlochy

When you drive by at speed you very briefly notice some coloured objects ‘decorating’ the trees; stop the car and you soon realise that this is an intriguing and bizarre spectacle. The Clootie Well… Continue reading

Happy Campers – An Introduction

  There’s a timeless appeal to a campervan.  The lure of the open road; new places, adventures and roadtrips; and all with the compact self-sufficiency that a campervan offers. If like me you hankered… Continue reading

Trying ice climbing for the first time

Ice climbing is probably not on most people’s radar.  It’s perhaps an activity you’ve seen on TV or in magazines but unlikely to be something you’ve seen people practicing.  With good reason: unless you live in a very… Continue reading

Campsite Review – Applecross Campsite

    In a nutshell Where: Applecross Campsite, Strathcarron, Ross-Shire IV54 8ND. Web:  http://applecross.uk.com/campsite/       Tel: 01520 744268 E-mail: enquiries@visitapplecross.com. Cost: £9 per adult. £4.50 per child.  Campervans/motorhomes/caravans £2.  Electric hook-up £4.50.  All prices per… Continue reading

Photo essay – Wild autumn weather in Glen Etive

    It was one of those days when the words simply weren’t sufficient to describe what I could see with my eyes.   Dark, brooding clouds hung heavily over the mountains yet… Continue reading

14 for 2014 #13 – Visit the westernmost part of the British mainland

That ‘end of the road’ feeling is weird.  With me, there’s normally a mix of anticipation, relief and a slight whiff of an anticlimax.  You look forward to wondering what you’ll find, you… Continue reading

Dolphin watching at Chanonry Point, Moray Firth

On a quick visit to the Black Isle this last weekend we decided we’d go and look for the Moray Firth dolphins at Chanonry Point, between Fortrose and Rosemarkie.  This is one of… Continue reading

Campsite Review: Caolasnacon Caravan and Campsite, Kinlochleven

  In a nutshell Where: Caolascanon Caravan and Campsite, Kinlochleven, Argyll. Web: http://www.kinlochlevencaravans.com/tourerstents/  Tel: 01855 831 279 Cost: Small tents £10/night.  Campervans £17/night.  Large tents £20/night. Hook-ups free – first come, first served. Facilities: Great… Continue reading