Picking Strawberries at Craigie’s Farm in South Queensferry

For years I’ve been meaning to go to a PYO farm but always missed the season for picking. There’s something quite fun about being let loose in a field picking delicious fruit, it’s just not the same in the supermarket.

I went to Craigie’s Farm in South Queensferry (only an hour from Glasgow) as it seems to be the biggest fruit picking farm that’s near me in Scotland, plus it had farm animals and a cafe.

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Relaxing Break in the Yorkshire Dales

Usually, when I go on holiday it’s to a city where every day I get up early and try to pack in as much as I can. By the end of the holiday, I find that I’m quite tired. I decided to take a week off and go somewhere where I could actually relax and

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Bristol in 3 Days

Having flown to Bristol airport for over 3 years, I realised I had never actually been to Bristol except to see the Penguin that my parents adopted for me at the zoo. I had no idea what Bristol looked like, which intrigued me to spend a long weekend there.

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York in a Day

Earlier in the year I visited Yorkshire for the weekend, something that I always thought I’d need to take a week off work to do. Leaving on a Friday night, it took just over 4 hours to get to the hotel and it was an easy journey down. The Hotel The cheapest hotel I could find was

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4 Days in Paris

Ah, Paris. It’s a city of culture and beauty. Having only ever been to Paris for Disneyland when I was 4, I was excited to experience the city and see all the monuments that are so widely talked about.

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Inveruglas in an Hour

What I love about Glasgow is how easy it is to escape into the countryside. In the time it takes to watch a tv programme, you can be at the top of Loch Lomond absorbing the peace and quiet and not having to dart out everyone’s way. For ages, I’d seen pictures of a wooden

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4 Sightseeing Days in London

London is an awesome city; there’s so much going on that everyone can find something they enjoy. I visited London on a budget for 4 days and still managed to see everything I wanted to, although I’ll definitely be back! Top Tip: get an Oyster card and buy unlimited travel in zones 1&2. We saved

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Walking an Alpaca in Scotland

The day I walked an alpaca was a brilliant day. I love alpacas and when I found a farm in the Scottish Borders that put on walks with the fluffy little creatures, I didn’t hesitate to sign up. It’s not like you get to see a cute little alpaca every day.

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Pumpkin Picking at Arnprior Farm

I didn’t realise that pumpkin picking existed in the UK until I googled pumpkin farms in Scotland out of curiosity. Autumn is my favourite season – all those auburn colours and orange glows make everything seem so cosy – so I like to make the most of it before everything comes to a standstill in

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Camping in the Forest: Glenmore Campsite

In August I had a glorious week of camping in the Highlands at Glenmore near Aviemore; the sun was shining, the hills were looking mighty impressive and the midges were out in full swing. Glenmore campsite is owned by the Camping in the Forest group which has a few campsites across the UK. I really

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