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Whiting Bay to Brodick: Exploring Southern Arran

As a keen hill walker and wild camper, the more cultivated and busier south end of the Isle of Arran never appealed to me as much as the north end of the island, but for a change of scenery Sarah and I decided on a 10 mile linear walk from Whiting Bay to Brodick via some very lovely forestry tracks and part of the Arran Coastal Way. 751 more words


Arran 5yo by A.D. Rattray (Review)

Some people might say that five years of maturation are not enough to let a whisky develop depth and character. Yet, if you are in the mood for a young and wild whisky, a spirit that did not spend too many years in the cask might be exactly what you have been looking for. 351 more words


Gadding about on Goatfell

The walk round the bay from Brodick harbour to the start of the path is only slightly marred by the golf course (what’s that they say about a good walk spoiled?). 1,202 more words

Up Close

While in Arran we got to do a small falconry experience with Ian Struthers of Arran Birds of Prey and this brought us up close and personal with these magnificent birds. 56 more words


Where have I been? The Answer

Well done to Sarah of Mirador Design for correctly guessing the Isle of Arran, Scotland.

It is one of the easiest of the Scottish islands to get to, lying in the Firth of Clyde and requiring a short ferry ride from the Scottish mainland to the south west of Glasgow. 290 more words


Arran Amarone Wine Finish..

The Isle of Arran distillery recently announced another batch of this Amarone ” finish” was to be released so it only seemed right to get myself some to review.. 212 more words

Tasting Notes

It's not about the destination-Island adventure tour April 2017

I live in the Kingdom of Fife and on an atlas Islay looks like a hop skip and a jump away I can promise you though that it isn’t.   1,268 more words