Three favourite woodlands for autumn colour

Looking forward to the glorious colours of these woodlands in Argyll and Perthshire

Tullibardine Chapel

The hopes, prayers and tragic losses of the Murray family are preserved in this wonderful old chapel in Perthshire

Innerpeffray: Scotland’s oldest free lending library

By the quiet waters of the River Earn is an unexpected treasurehouse of books. Step inside and prepare to be spellbound!

The Pictish stone of Fowlis Wester

The Picts liked to blend drama, devotion and mystery in their sculptures – or so it seems to us now – and this is one of their most spectacular offerings

Bracklinn Falls

From droplets to a roaring torrent… this is the majesty of Bracklinn Falls after heavy rain, photographed on a wet day at the end of summer. To get to the falls… Look for the brown signpost as you come into Callander from the east, and follow the road up to a car park.  It’s a […]

St Adamnan’s Cross in Glen Lyon

Who lived in this extraordinary glen, 1300 years ago? One man who did was St Adamnan, and this simple cross remembers his kindness…

Trees 7: frozen

Our first winter in Scotland was long and cold;   this photo of a Scots pine was taken in January 2010, on the shore of Loch Leven.   The whole loch had frozen and a breath of white mist clung to the surface, blurring the edges and giving it an other-worldly appearance. © Colin Woolf

Carnbane Castle and a banquet for a bard

On top of a little wooded knoll in Glen Lyon, I felt as if I’d stepped straight into a legend…

St Mary’s Church, Grandtully

Looking like nothing more than a cow byre from the outside, this old church holds an unexpected treasure

Autumn colours in Killiecrankie

Lit by the slanting sun, the woods along the River Garry are burnished with bronze, yellow and gold