COMPETITION Win £500 off your next stay at Lochend Chalets in our Video Diary competition. Never made a video before? Don’t worry! Use your phone, tablet, ipad or camera to experiment and put together a 2-minute movie of your Lochend Holiday (even better get the teens or kids to do it for you – they […]
Hand-picked events by the Lochend team for the month of January, based on things we love 😍 22/01/2017 @ 12-2pm ‘Revel with Rabbie’ Actors bringing to life Rabbie’s poetry in the magnificent grounds Stirling Castle Adults £14.50 Concession £11.60 Kids £8.70 performance included in the admission cost http://www.stirlingcastle.gov.uk/whatson/events/revel-with-rabbie/ 22/01/2017 @ 10am-4pm ‘Hot Hatch […]
I’d like to thank all our customers who send in beautiful pictures and made it very hard to decide on the winners of this years competition. However after much deliberation here they are, the photos and their homecoming stories. 1st Prize of a week in a Cedar cabin goes to… Julie and Gordon Steele from […]
Our family are looking forward to Badminton, looking out especially for Kirsty Gilmore, and gymnastics which our Pip wishes she was participating in!
After two weeks, and including a scottish tan, Kath and Irena’s ‘funnimoon’ came to an end and this is how their romantic hideaway looked on the last evening. Lovely to celebrate with you both and see you soon x
The Buchlyvie District Ploughing Society was formed in 1872 and this year they had their ploughing competition in a field at the Mains of Baquhapple farm, Thornhill. Of course mondernisation is essential but I can’t help but feel farmers were more connected to the land when it had to be toiled in this way. I suspect […]
Sitting watching telly on Wednesday night last week and we hear what sounds like one of those big sparkly fireworks going off. A quick look out and we can’t see anymore going off and Chris ponders… ‘Tree down’? Thursday morning revealed this…as there is no rot it does make us wonder if it should come down […]
So Wimbledon may be over for another year and we’re holding out hopes that Andy Murrays’ nerve will hold in the olympic tennis, but at Lochend there was some serious swing ball being played this week – fast but not too furious!
On the 20th April 2012 the Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art starts! Leading artists from all over the world come to Glasgow to exhibit and share ideas. There are ‘peer lead’ tours, for example, by students from the Glasgow School of art. Here’s the web address but at the bottom when it says book […]
Under the heading of ‘Scotlands Year of Creativity’, and this months recommendation, The Snowdrop Festival has been running for some years. Every year I promise myself to go up to St Andrews to Cambo gardens where the have 200 species…every year I let myself down! BUT closer to home is Gargunock House and this year, […]