Sláinte Scotland Blog

Scottish Tourism Providers We Work With

Blogs & News

Below is a list of Scottish Tourism Providers we like to work with. The Lade Inn A great restaurant and pub in the tourist town of Kilmahog, Callander. Strathyre Outdoors Strathyre Outdoors is a Community Interest Company promoting a wide choice of Activities and things to do in the Strathyre area including: Wildlife, Wilderness or…

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Please Sponsor our Kiltwalk Effort

Blogs & News

Written by Helmut Watterott Please support us by donating some funds to our Kiltwalk. Sasha is joining us on our 23 mile walk. All donations go to a great cause. glasgowkiltwalk2017.everydayhero.com/uk/slaintescotland https://youtu.be/fjD1lJQTlLs We are supporting Daktari Bush School and Animal Orphanage. This is a charity we have been supporting for a long time in different…

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Pics From 2016 Scottish Tours

Scotland in Pictures & Videos

Written by Helmut Watterott

Photos of Scotland tours 2016

These photos were taken while out on tour this year in Scotland. We are lucky enough to go all over Scotland from the Islands to the Whisky Distilleries. Please Take the next 14 minutes to…

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Islay Whisky Tour package

Blogs & News

Written by Helmut Watterott Join us on a great whisky tour to Islay to many the best malts of Scotland. https://youtu.be/ZjaILAo-kMg

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Scotch! The Story of Whisky

Blogs & News

Written by Catriona Stevenson BBC Scotland has released a 3 part documentary presented by David Hayman called “Scotch! The story of Whisky”. The first episode aired on Tuesday 11th October 2016 at 9pm GMT. We at Slainte Scotland have taken a great interest since we are very much a part of the whisky community and…

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Why We Love Auchentoshan Whisky Distillery

Blogs & News

Written by Catriona Stevenson Needless to say, with a name like Sláinte, we love bringing our groups to whisky distilleries around Scotland. One of our absolute favourite places to visit has to be the Auchentoshan Distillery. Now many people tend to raise one eyebrow at this suggestion for the fact that it is not a distillery…

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Access Changes to Midhope Castle (Lallybroch), Hopetoun Estate

Blogs & News

Written by Helmut Watterott Midhope Castle (Lallybroch) to change its visiting terms. Because of the increased visitor numbers they are changing access terms and intend to charge a small visiting fee. We visit Midhope Castle regularly on our Outlander Tours. Recently the numbers of visitors have increased dramatically. We have also noticed many visitors do not…

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Introducing a Scottish Hero

Blogs & News

Written by Catriona Stevenson I have not long come back from a tour of Oban, Skye and Inverness starting and ending in Edinburgh (with Gavin Nicholson of Invergordon Tours) with a wonderful family from Canada. However this was not your usual tour, we had some celebrities in our midst….. well the great-great grandsons of one anyway,…

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Amazing Vidoes of Fort William and Glencoe

Scotland in Pictures & Videos

Written by Helmut Watterott We found these videos on Vimeo and thought we would share them with you. Not just are they very informative but it also give you an insight into where we can take you on a tour. See more about Lochaber, Fort William and the Great Glen. We see these many of…

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Is it a Claymore or a Scottish Basket Hilted Broadsword?

History Police

Written by Helmut Watterott It is common that the term Claymore is attributed to the Scottish two handed sword romanticised so often. This was a very large sword and uncommon in Europe as most European swords of this size were mainly ceremonial. It is commonly depicted with the forward angled arms and quarterfoil designs at…

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