In search of Scotland’s best beach

On a road trip along Scotland’s north-west coast Kevin Rushby and family search for great swimming and wild camping spots – and a legendary beach, Sandwood Bay, at the tip of the country.

Scotland – Dornoch – Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Island, and more

The following is an extract from the book – Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands, and more I had the great pleasure of visiting Dornoch in Scotland today. Dornoch is most famous for its golf links. The town looked lovely in the late summer sunshine. I had a coffee at the Dornoch Patisserie and Cafe and foundContinue reading “Scotland – Dornoch – Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Island, and more”

Historical UK day trips: Guardian readers’ travel tips

These Guardian readers’ choices cover more than 2,000 years and dip in to the Industrial Revolution, epic medieval battles and an art deco gem from the 1930s. And there’s great scenery, picnics and splashing in rivers too