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10 Great Reasons to Visit Scotland in the Autumn and Winter

10 Great Reasons to Visit Scotland in the Autumn and Winter

While plenty of visitors flock to Scotland each summer, it can be different story in the early and late months of the year. Odd perhaps, when you consider the spectacular scenery, seclusion and brilliant value escapes that can be had once the holiday crowds have gone.  Still don’t believe us? Here are some of the best reasons to visit Scotland in the off peak or traditional low season&hellip...

5 Great Walks in Dumfries and Galloway

5 Great Walks in Dumfries and Galloway

Whether it’s a spot of hiking in the hills or a trip to the Solway Firth, there are some wonderful Scottish walks to enjoy in Dumfries and Galloway. They suit visitors of all abilities too, taking in some wonderful scenery, while most are dog friendly. But if we had to pick just a handful of walking routes to try in the region, where would we start? Here are five to try on your next visit, from...

Heritage sites & historic places to visit in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

Heritage sites & historic places to visit in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

From creative wonders to hidden history treasures, Dumfries and Galloway is a region of many surprises. In fact, the South West  has some of the most unusual, original and fascinating places to visit in Scotland, whether you're searching for forgotten art or ancestral clans. Here are some of our favourite things to see and experience on your next visit, from Scottish folk traditions to famous...

Seasonal Elderflower Recipes

Seasonal Elderflower Recipes

It's elderflower season! And we've got an abundance growing in the Caven's garden. Not only does it fill the air with the sweet fragrance of summer, but it's perfect for cooking with - we like to make our own cordial and add it to our desserts. Homemade Elderflower Cordial Made with freshly picked elderflower from the Cavens garden, this cordial is delicious as a refreshing drink (simply...

2017 Spring Fling & Places to See and Buy Art in Dumfries and Galloway

2017 Spring Fling & Places to See and Buy Art in Dumfries and Galloway

Inspired by the region's natural wonders, as well as a long creative heritage, Dumfries and Galloway is a wonderful part of Scotland for all lovers of arts and crafts. There are some fantastic places to visit to sample this creativity, from cute towns and villages to great attactions and events. With the forthcoming art feast that is the annual Spring Fling, we thought we would share a few highlights...