Highland Jazz Festival Nairn Held through Spring to Autumn the Jazz Nairn is a festival that brings together national and internationally renowned Jazz musicians to the Highlands. The festival attracts seriously talented musicians and is well worth entering it into your diary as you will not be disappointed. For festival dates and venues visit the…

The Nairn Royal Brackla Highland Games is held normally the 2nd or 3rd Saturday of August and is a fantastic day out for all the family. Highland Games have been held in Scotland for more that 1,000 years and Nairn’s Highland Games is an amazing spectacle that enjoys a huge local support. There are Athletics,…

Wine and Dine on a Steam Train in the Highlands Book lunch or an evening meal on a steam train with Strathspey Railway and experience the delights of a sadly missed form of transport. Have yourself a culinary treat by booking a meal aboard this heritage railway service. Dine whilst you travel through the picturesque…

Shotguns, Rifles, Bows and Arrows in the Highlands Practise your shooting skills at the Highland Shooting Centre which is situated close to Bonar Bridge in Sutherland. This well run centre provides and assortment of shooting activities for individuals and groups. Shotgun Shooting The Highland Shooting Centre provides a choice of activities for shotgun enthusiasts of…

Golf in Moray and the Highlands Inverness and Moray are blessed with a stunning selection of golf courses, all ready and waiting to welcome their visitors. Lately the Scottish Highlands has seen the addition of the Championship course at Castle Stuart which has played host to the Scottish Open, Nairn hosted the Curtis Cup and…

Take a wildlife cruise on the Moray Firth to spot dolphins and other residents These superb wildlife spotting trips depart from the harbour at Nairn. You cruise out of the harbour on a diesel powered motor cruiser, from where you can enjoy, wonderful views to Nairns’ sandy shores and the picturesque “Fishertown”. The Moray Firth…

Get on the Aberlour Whiskey Trail The area of Aberlour is blessed with some of the worlds’ most reknowned whiskey distilleries, and here’s my selection on those who serve up an interesting experience. Here’s my top four distilleries plus a cooperage in this region that are well worth the visit. Aberlour Distillery The Aberlour Distillery…

Culloden Battlefield an amazing day out Visiting this fascinating site provides a really amazing day out, whether you are with family or on your own. Here you can discover how and why in the year 1746 a fierce battle took place at the moor Culloden, between the Hanoverians and the Jacobites  the repercussions it was to…

Walking and Discovering Moray and the Highlands The area of Moray and the Scottish Highlands are abundant with walks from easy to rather perilous. You may wish to do some serious hill-walking, hike along coastal paths, follow forest trails or choose town and city routes to wander. One thing is for sure you will not…