The Scottish Highlands in Spring

We love the Highlands of Scotland all year round, but Springtime holds a certain charm for us.  We feel blessed to bask in the glorious colours that this season brings with it.  From the blue bluebells, to the yellow gorse and fields full of rapeseed.  And when you get a couple of those sights together, […]

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Outdoor activities in the nearby area

One of the many good things about our location here at Pinewood, is the multitude of places to visit, mountains to climb and activities to pursue.  This month’s blog will focus on some of our recommended activities to do in the nearby area (watch out for a future blog specifically on walking and mountains). So, […]

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Sampling the culinary delights

One of the best assets in Pinewood Steading is undoubtedly it’s kitchen!  And I’m a big cook and I really love it when I have the opportunity to use the kitchen.  If you can take your eyes off the stunning view (which looks out towards the Beauly Firth), the kitchen is a super size and […]

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Like a Good Walk? Abriachan and Upper Reelig

Do you like a good local walk? Why not have one when visiting a local community wood. We are very spoilt here at Pinewood by having two great community woods nearby – Abriachan and Upper Reelig.  Reelig is a short 2 minutes drive from the Steading, or for a slightly longer walk, you can actually walk […]

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Christmas at Pinewood: come and visit in 2017

This was our first winter in our new home and we were blessed with many friends, family and neighbours visiting us over the Christmas period.  We were spoilt to have snow, and even for a few days we had a snow blizzard, but we still managed to get out into the garden to build a […]

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