Happiness in the Highlands

Happiness in the Highlands

Today is the international day of happiness and while there’s no quick fix for happiness there are certainly things we could all do to make our lives our lives a bit happier and as the saying goes “You may as well be happy while...

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Highland Cows on a Highland Estate

Highland Cows on a Highland Estate

Want to know more about Highland Cows? Well, you’ve come to the right place! The Highland Cow, or ‘heilan coo’ as it is affectionately known is one of Scotland most iconic animals.  With its flowing red coat and long pointed horns, Highland...

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My Placement Year at Rothiemurchus

My Placement Year at Rothiemurchus

Hi everyone,  I’m Cameron and for the past 10 months I’ve been on a student placement at Rothiemurchus.  Back in early 2015, during my 1st year of studying Countryside Management at Harper Adams University in Shropshire,  I discovered...

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Eat. Sleep. Farm. Repeat.

Eat. Sleep. Farm. Repeat.

Eat. Sleep. Farm. Repeat. Hi, and welcome to the Rothiemurchus Farm blog. First of all, I’d better introduce myself. My name is Alan Rankin and I’m the Cattle Manager. I’ve only been here 6 months, following in the footsteps (or should that be...

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Top 5 Views at Rothiemurchus

Top 5 Views at Rothiemurchus

There are beautiful views all around Rothiemurchus, here are 5 of our favourites. Loch an Eilein From the shore, take in magnificent views of Loch an Eilein with its 13th century island castle. Sheltered by ancient pine trees with views of the...

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Our Top 5 Scottish Gins!

Our Top 5 Scottish Gins!

While Scotland is usually known for its whisky, over the past few years gin distilleries have been popping up all over Scotland, there is even a Scottish Gin Trail. Here’s a little bit about our top 5 Scottish gins, all available from the...

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The Highland Lady

The Highland Lady

The Highland Lady The Highland Lady, Elizabeth Grant, was born in 1797 to the 9th Laird, John Peter and his wife Jane. She was the eldest of five children and spent her life travelling between Edinburgh, London, India and France before settling...

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