Inspired by nature : Heather Edit

Inspired by nature : Heather Edit

The heather on the surrouding hillside is a sight to be seen. When the sunshine beats down it gives off a sheen. The vibrant purple is iconic to Scotland but heather is not in bloom all year round (a common misconception with tourists). We wait patiently for the bloom...

Inspired by nature : Moss Edit

Inspired by nature : Moss Edit

Moss is in abundance on our daily dog walk down to the River Beauly. It is fascinating the way it beards branches. Light as air to touch and ever changing in colour according to the weather. We have taken inspiration from its wise grey and green tones, it has hugely...

Inspired by nature : Wild Gorse Edit

Inspired by nature : Wild Gorse Edit

We are lucky to live in such beautiful surroundings in the Highlands of Scotland and the colours of the countryside in bloom which are a great inspiration to us. At this time of year wild gorse has a tangy yellow glow in the spring sunshine. It also smells amazing....

Shopping Local During Lockdown

Shopping Local During Lockdown

I was a regular Tesco Delivery shopper, booking in my flexible slot the night before and building up quite an easy lazy list of items that I had grown to know. With two kids under two and a business to run this has suited me well. I am lucky I can then walk out into...

Gin o’clock – Our Top 3 Scottish Gins

Gin o’clock – Our Top 3 Scottish Gins

In this mini April heatwave we’re having, quite alien to us in the north, and given the circumstances, it’s important that time in the garden is time well spent! And how brilliantly British to sip away on what could be claimed to be almost a national drink - the...

Lego Technic Corona Virus Therapy

Lego Technic Corona Virus Therapy

John asked for a Defender for his 40th, and he got one - introducing the Lego Technic Defender!! A fun and enjoyable project during lockdown. With a toddler desperate to 'help' build the Defender I think he did well not to lose any pieces or his temper. We have Land...

Fishing for Silver on the Carron

Fishing for Silver on the Carron

Late May was wet in the Highlands! Very wet. That in itself is not uncommon, and something we've grown used to, but catching salmon in the Highlands rivers certainly has been a challenge of late. That was until an old school friend of John's (Mungo Ingleby, Sporting...

Restaurant Recommendations

Restaurant Recommendations

Eating out in the Highlands is something you want to get right and there are plenty places to choose from. Our favourites are located on the NC500, the Black Isle and in Inverness. The Rocpool, Inverness £££ A family run restaurant with a very reasonable and delicious...

Clynelish Distillery, February 2019

Clynelish Distillery, February 2019

On Saturday 23rd March John and Nicola visited the Clynelish distillery in Brora. Owned by Diageo, Clynelish is not a household name in terms of Scotch whisky distilleries, however, it is regarded as one of the finest malts by experts and is in fact one of the key...

Campbell’s and Eagle Review Partnership

Campbell’s and Eagle Review Partnership

Campbell's of Beauly are delighted to announce our new partnership with Eagle Review - the no.1 travel advisor for fieldsports lovers.  Advising on prime locations for stalking and fishing, from idyllic countryside retreats to dense jungle getaways, Eagle Review...

The Highland Cross 2018

The Highland Cross 2018

I entered and completed my first Highland Cross alongside two friends, Gemma and Heather, we stuck together and completed this tough local duathlon in a time of 7.5 hours and we raised £945! The Highland Cross is a 50 mile duathlon comprising of 20 miles by foot,...

Visit to Harris Tweed Hebrides

Visit to Harris Tweed Hebrides

In mid June John headed to the Isle of Lewis to visit Harris Tweed Hebrides. In the Campbell's Land Rover of course, an early start to catch the morning ferry, beautiful skies and a flat calm sea, John arrived in Stornaway and headed for the mill in Shawbost. Harris...

Visit to Valverde

Visit to Valverde

In May 2017, John and Nicola took to Seville, Spain to visit the family run factory in which our beautiful Spanish Leather and Suede boots are manufactured. This region of Spain, Andalucia, is where some of the finest leather is sourced and produced into these high...

Royal Warrant to Her Majesty the Queen

Royal Warrant to Her Majesty the Queen

HM The Queen Bestows Royal Warrant on Iconic Tailoring and Countrywear Business Campbell’s of Beauly One of the oldest established tailoring specialists in the Highlands, Campbells of Beauly, established in 1858, have been granted the Royal Warrant for supply of...