Fettercairn Distillery

Washbacks at Fettercairn distillery

Earlier in the week we visited Fettercairn distillery which is in the loveliest of little villages, Fettercairn. Fettercairn has a general store, a cafè, a dress shop which was incredibly busy when I went in - it seems people travel from all over to visit it - and of course the distillery. The village has… Continue reading Fettercairn Distillery

Glen Garioch and Tolquhon Castle

We have had another terrific day today. I almost feel a bit bad that I have so many terrific days and I hope that I'm not rubbing it in too much by writing about them on my blog all the time. There's something so fun about writing about my experiences. It's kind of a way… Continue reading Glen Garioch and Tolquhon Castle

Black Spout Waterfall and Blair Athol Distillery

We enjoyed our last day in Pitlochry and are all very sad to be leaving. I highly recommend this little village as a place for an enjoyable family break. This morning we went for a short walk to Black Spout waterfall. It's a 60 m high waterfall just next to the village of Pitlochry and… Continue reading Black Spout Waterfall and Blair Athol Distillery

Stone circles and whisky

Today we went in search of some stone circles. Humans have lived in Aberdeenshire for thousands of years and there are lots of important archaeological sites here including some strange and intriguing stone circles. They don't really know what these were used for but I've read they may have astronomical significance and/or they were used… Continue reading Stone circles and whisky