Lochside cycle in September 2013 at the Cairngorm National Park, Britain’s largest National Park
Having a hot drink outside the Old Bridge Inn at Aviemore before heading off on a cycle
Cycling over the River Spey
Loch An Eilein in the Rothiemurchus Forest near Aviemore
Cycling around the loch
Some fellow cyclists on the bridge!
Arriving at the Green Loch near the Glenmore Forest
Stopping for a picture
Beach at Loch Morlich
Friendly duck comes to say hello!
We took Jack for a walk through the old castle grounds at Torwood in August 2013
Walking with Jack through the mystical forest at ‘Tor Wood’
Exploring the historical ruins of Torwood Castle
Mountain biking at Tweed Valley and Peebles in the Scottish Borders in August 2013
By the River Tweed at Innerleithen – say hello to our dog Jack!
Viewpoint at Glentress
Ready for some fun at Glentress biking trails
Heading off on our bikes
Up towards the Buzzard’s Nest car park
About to hit the wall ride!
Overlooking Peebles and the River Tweed at the end of a great day!
Neidpath Castle just behind the trees
We stopped by Carron Valley reservoir on a lovely summers day in August 2013
Admiring the scenery at Carron Valley near Falkirk
We had a great time camping for a night at Loch Awe, Argyll & Bute in July 2013. Take a look at what we got up to while we were there!
A little seaside getaway to St Andrews in June 2013. We stopped off at a couple of other popular tourist spots on the way home.
Sightseeing in the historical Old Town – first stop, the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral
St Andrew’s Castle
Found a little man selling ice-cream on the beach!
St Andrews town in the distance
Who knew that horses liked ice-cream?!
Looking out across the Old Course watching the golfers
We stopped off in Crail on the way home
Fourth Rail Bridge in South Queensferry
Decided to stay for a drink
Forth Road Bridge behind us
We visited Fort William in June 2013 for the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, then did a light bit of exploring of the surrounding area on the way home.
We started off the day with a BBQ at Bridge of Orchy
The River Orchy
Watching the mens’ downhill finals of the Mountain Bike World Cup at the Nevis Range in Fort William
Time to explore the area – we stopped by the River Coe
Decided to hire a boat!
Getting wedged between some rocks!
Enjoying our time on the water
Buachaille Etive Mor in Glencoe
Watching the deer in the fields
Quick visit to the Falls of Falloch
Final stop at Loch Lomond near Inveruglas
A day out in Glasgow, the UK’s largest city, in May 2013
The Tall Ship at Riverside on Pointhouse Quay
Riverside Museum (formerly Glasgow Museum of Transport)
Passing by the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
In April 2013 we spent a day sightseeing in our capital city!
Navigating through the streets of Edinburgh
Stopping off at Scott Monument in Princes Street Gardens – tribute to Sir Walter Scott
Princes Street Gardens in the centre of the city
Resting on a bench in the park
Edinburgh Castle in the background
Princes Street Gardens
We visited the city again in August 2013 to attend the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and managed to squeeze in a bit more sightseeing!
Enjoying the atmosphere of the Fringe Festival!
A walk to National Monument at the top of Calton Hill
Taking a picture in front of Nelson Monument
Exploring the historic city of Stirling in April 2013. Our visit to the National Wallace Monument was one of the main highlights.