The Woodshed, Hilton Coylumbridge Hotel, by Aviemore

The Woodshed

Many, many years ago I worked behind the bar in The Woodshed at the Hilton Coylumbridge. We used to be really busy in the winter with skiers coming in off the hill. There were no snowboarders then - that's how long ago it was!

The Cross, Kingussie

Hazel Nuts

Published: Fri 27 Feb 2015

The Cross

Valentine's Day! The day for lovers (and lovers of good food) was beckoning, so some planning was needed, as you can't have good food without good wine.

Aspendos, Inverness

E. Tup

Published: Thu 29 Jan 2015


A Saturday night at 6pm towards the fag end of January and we hadn't thought to book ahead, who needs to reserve a table at this time of year in the Highlands?

The Winking Owl, Aviemore

E. Tup

Published: Thu 18 Dec 2014

The Winking Owl

The Winking Owl is Aviemore's oldest pub and used to be one of the busiest, but for the past few years it has sadly been in the Doldrums and even had the 'closed' sign up.

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