The Fife Arms, Braemar

After a lovely weekend up on the Moray Coast (more on that later!) we stopped off in Braemar on the way back home. I haven’t been in Braemar in years (about 15 to be precise, when I was doing research for my Masters’ dissertation!) and in general it hasn’t changed, except for one place –…

The Grandtully Hotel

Back in March we finally made it to The Grandtully Hotel in Perthshire, run by the wonderful family behind Ballintaggart Farm and formerly the Supper Club Charlie and Evelyn’s table in Edinburgh. Having visited the Supper Club, I knew that their next venture would be a great one. The Grandtully Hotel sits in the little…

Lake of Menteith

The day after boxing day we took Mum and Dad out for a little drive.  We headed out of Edinburgh, across the Forth Road Bridge and followed the river all the way to Stirling, then up on towards Callender and ended up at the Lake of Menteith We decided to have a spot of lunch…