April 19, 2014

Visiting the Farne Islands: Sea Birds & Seals

Puffin in the Farne Islands

We recently decided to give the van a change of scenery and take  a trip up to Northumberland for the weekend, to visit the Farne Islands. I'll say at once that this is primarily a bird (and seal) spotting post, so if this doesn't interest you, don't bother visiting the Farne Islands (or reading … [Read more...]

The Black Isle, Cromarty Dolphins & Heading North – Scotland 2010

Chanonry Point, near Fortrose, Black Isle

We were now coming to one of the parts of the trip I'd been particularly looking forward to - travelling up the Sutherland and Caithness coasts to the far north east of Scotland. Before this, however, we took a scenic drive around the Black Isle, which was good in itself. Fortrose has the ruins … [Read more...]