History

June 3, 2015
Craigievar Castle in Autumn (credit Michael Maggs)

Scotland’s Best Castles

Scotland’s Best Castles Which is Scotland’s best castle? It’s a difficult question, especially considering the sheer number that this country has to offer, from medieval fortresses […]
March 11, 2015
Isle of Skye: Photo credit Chris Golightly

MacKenzie, MacDonald and Murray: Clan Itineraries

MacKenzie, MacDonald and Murray: Clan Itineraries You don’t have to be Scottish to be a MacKenzie, MacDonald or Murray. The ubiquity of these names all over the […]
March 3, 2015
Mellerstain House

Scottish Day Tours: Border Country

Stately Homes in the Scottish Borders Paxton House: Just a few miles outside of Berwick-Upon-Tweet, you’ll find Paxton House overlooking the river. Built between 1758 and 1766, […]
February 11, 2015
The Mountains of Glencoe

The Massacre of Glencoe

The Massacre of Glencoe Whilst attentions in the blog world are firmly focused on the imminent Valentine’s Day celebrations, we at Sleigh are paying our respects […]
January 28, 2015
Kelvingrove Museum and Gallery

What’s on February 2015

What’s on February 2015 Every four weeks our blog introduces the highlight events from around Scotland for the coming month. Of course, we do this so […]
January 20, 2015
Robert Burns Portrait

Robert Burns and Burns Night Supper

    Robert Burns and Burns Night Supper   On Sunday the 25th of January, Scotland will celebrate the birthday of our nation’s most famous poet. […]
November 25, 2014

St Andrew: The Patron Saint of Scotland

St Andrew: The Patron Saint of Scotland In honour of the up-coming St Andrews Day celebrations (November 30th), our blog this week introduces you to the man […]
November 4, 2014

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November “Remember, remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason, why gunpowder treason Should ever be […]
October 29, 2014

What’s On – November 2014

What’s On – November 2014 At WL Sleigh we ensure that our visitors experience the very best of what Scotland has to offer. Whether you’re visiting […]
October 8, 2014

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots The town of St Andrews is welcoming the Mary Queen on Scots exhibition on October 11th which will have fascinating manuscripts and […]