Entries by Alison

Cultural Hotspot Eden Court Theatre

Cultural hotspot Eden Court Theatre! Eden Court Theatre, the cultural hotspot of the Scottish Highlands, is a magical centre for performing arts.  It has a broad programme of art and entertainment to suit all tastes and all ages.  It offers something for all whether you’re in to stand-up comedy, opera, musicals or traditional Scottish music.  […]

World Porridge Making Championships

World Porridge Making Championships took place this weekend in Carrbridge.  It was the 24th Annual Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship, which happens each year in the Scottish Highland village of Carrbridge since 1996.  Competitors from across the globe came to fight for the coveted Golden Spurtle trophy and World Porridge Making Champion title. Congratulations […]

Dog Walks around Inverness

Dog Walks around Inverness As a lucky dog owner we are very fortunate to live in an area surrounded by beautiful scenery and a tremendous choice of dog walks around Inverness.  Our Highland dog, Hector, enjoys regular trips to the Ness Islands, Inverness, which is just a few minutes walk from here.  He also loves […]

North Coast 500

North Coast 500 is a route of 516 miles of the most stunning coastal scenery in the highlands of Scotland.  It starts and ends in Inverness and takes in places like Ullapool, Durness, John O’Groats and Dornoch. Many visitors to the north don’t realise quite how much there is to see beyond Inverness but this […]

Bannerman B&B achieves 4 star status

Bannerman Achieves 4 Star Status We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded 4 star status by VisitScotland. Following the annual assessment by the tourist organisation, VisitScotland were pleased to upgrade our rating to 4 star. A great deal of work and investment in the property over the last 8 years has given […]

Highland Campervans – Freedom of the Road

Highland Campervans – Freedom of the Road For a great way to make the most of Scotland’s stunning scenery, hiring a campervan gives you access to every corner of the landscape. Providing both a means of transport and a bed for the night a campervan gives you the ultimate freedom of the road.  Hiring a […]

Bannerman’s New Bathrooms

Bannerman’s New Ensuite Bathrooms We’re proud to announce our remaining rooms, the Snug and the Eden rooms, now have completely refurbished ensuite bathrooms and are looking very smart in time for the forthcoming season.  This follows the upgrading of the other two rooms, Macintosh and Fraser last year.  Now all four rooms have new showers, […]

How to drink Whisky

How to drink whisky Do you need advice on the best way to appreciate whisky?  Have you always thought it looks like a good idea but you are confused about the dos and don’ts of whisky-drinking.  Here’s a fascinating article to help you.  It reminds us all that, as with most things in life, it’s not […]

Your Guide to the Highland Games in Scotland in 2014

Your Guide to the Highland Games in Scotland in 2014 With a bit of planning and co-ordination you could spend your entire holiday attending Highland Games in Scotland in 2014.  In the summer months there’s an event happening most weekend somewhere in Scotland and the spectacle is worth a visit at least once on your […]

10 Favourite Eating Places in Inverness

As I have lived over a decade in Inverness, it’s been a struggle to pick 10 favourite eating places in Inverness, as I could easily have suggested another 10.  Admittedly a couple are just outside Inverness but well worth the journey and clearly we are spoilt for choice. 1. Rocpool Restaurant – it remains my […]