Night Skies and Northern Lights

It's getting to that time of year again. The days are shorter than the nights. Just perfect for cosying up in front of the fire or getting out and looking upwards!   This season often brings with it clear nights. With little light pollution, there are many opportunities to see the night sky clearly. With [...]

By |2019-09-16T14:28:57+00:00September 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Night Skies and Northern Lights

Favourite Coffee Shops around Lossiemouth

It's not that I am overly focussed on coffee shops, you understand, it's just that 'fancy pieces' (that is cakes and homebakes in common parlance English!) and ice cream are two things they do very well round here! Of course you will find your Starbucks and Costa Coffee on the Plainstones in Elgin. However, here [...]

By |2019-06-12T10:12:58+00:00June 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Favourite Coffee Shops around Lossiemouth

More awards for Lossie brewery?

After their starring role in the ITV show, James Martin's Great British Adventure, our favourite Lossie brewery are hoping to raise their profile ever higher.  Windswept have been announced as finalists in the 2019 North East Scotland Food and Drink Awards. Shortlisted in two categories - Best Brewed for HURRICANE, a 4.5% session IPA and Best Food and Drink [...]

By |2019-04-16T19:16:38+00:00April 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on More awards for Lossie brewery?

Sandend Bay on Video

Can you imagine anything better than having a beach and coastline as stunning as this, right outside your front door? Take a look at a couple of our favourite Sandend beach videos. Perfect for dog lovers, sandcastle builders, walkers and ramblers, beachcombers, book readers, sand loving kids (and their parents!) and romantics. Days and scenes [...]

By |2019-04-04T19:54:46+00:00April 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sandend Bay on Video

Favourite coffee shops round Sandend

There is something about being on holiday that makes sitting in a coffee shop very appealing… Maybe it’s easier to banish the feeling of guilt when you look at that huge slice of chocolate fudge cake with an ‘oh well, I AM on holiday… or maybe it’s just the feeling of time when you get [...]

By |2019-03-11T16:42:11+00:00March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Favourite coffee shops round Sandend


The hottest piping event of the year. The European Pipe Band Championships has taken place in Forres, Moray each year at the end of June since 2013, but 2018 was your last chance to enjoy the extravaganza and local hospitality here! Piping @ Forres, the European Pipe Band Championships, took place in the stunning setting [...]

By |2019-03-24T17:05:37+00:00March 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Piping@Forres