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Is Spring in the air?

The crocuses and snowdrops are now out and it is great to see a splash of colour in the garden.  I always feel like spring time is just around the corner when we they flower and just this week we … Continue reading

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Watching for Squirrels!

This weekend we were up in Aviemore for a few days.  It has been a few years since we have been and there was no snow unlike previous times when we have visited at this time of year.  There was … Continue reading

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Apple Sunday at Pitmedden Garden

Next Sunday is Apple Sunday at Pitmedden Garden.  This is such a fantastic day out and a great chance for you to buy some of their amazing apples and pears, as well as other local produce.  The day starts at … Continue reading

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A visit to Crovie

Have you visited the lovely little village of Crovie?  This is such a charming little fishing village which comprises of a single row of houses which have been built on an extremely narrow ledge at the bottom of the cliffs which … Continue reading

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Scottish Traditional Boat Festival in Portsoy

This weekend is the annual Scottish Traditional Boat Festival in Portsoy and is such a fantastic weekend in the Festival diary!  There is always so many great things to do including competitive sailing,  raft racing, historic boats, crafts, a superb music programme … Continue reading

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Aberdeen Restaurant Week

Aberdeen Restaurant Week is returning next week and over 40 restaurants have signed up to take part in it this year!  Running from the 4th – 10th February, there is plenty time to sample what is on offer!  If it is … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2019!

We would just like to wish all our guests and followers a wonderful Christmas and very best wishes for 2019! Thank you so much as always for your continued support throughout the year and we look forward to welcoming you back … Continue reading

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St Cyrus Beach

This is the beach at St Cyrus and is another of my favourites! St Cyrus is about 34 miles away from Aberdeen and it just sits within Aberdeenshire.  We have family who stay in Angus so St Cyrus is only about a 10 … Continue reading

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Sandend

This week we are at Sandend for our tour of the many wonderful beaches along the East Coast.  The pretty little village is about 40 miles from the Bothy and lies between Cullen and Portsoy.  We have visited Sandend before … Continue reading

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Christmas Festivities!

Towards the end of last week the weather forecast was for snow and it arrived!  Not as much as what we had nearly 7 years ago – that will take quite a bit to top that record!  On looking back … Continue reading

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