Lockdown Tips That Work For Us!

Lockdown Tips That Work For Us!
Blimey! It's Week Four of so-called "Lockdown" in The Highlands, the kids have started the first week of the summer term and people, everywhere, are doing what they can to make the best of the situation. Here are a few things that we are doing which have worked for us.  1....

Guest Blogger Lily - TWELVE Awesome Activities for Kids!

Guest Blogger Lily - TWELVE Awesome Activities for Kids!
I am 10 years old and was asked to pick my top twelve awesome activities from the Kid’s Room at The Old School Beauly. I know the Room very well because I used to tidy it up at the weekend! SKIPPING ROPES! Skipping ropes are awesome because you can skip inside...

Five Reasons Why You will Love Your Rowallan Leather Bag!

Five Reasons Why You will Love Your Rowallan Leather Bag!
We have been selling Rowallan of Scotland Leather handbags, purses and wallets since 2014, choosing the best of their collection each season. Based on this experience we outline here what it is about Rowallan that is unique and precisely why you will love your Rowallan Bag. You can make your purchase...

Why Our Candles and Reed Diffusers Keep Selling Out!

Why Our Candles and Reed Diffusers Keep Selling Out!
We started working on our own label candles and reed diffusers in the late Winter of 2017. I had always wanted to create a range of home fragrances that would be ecologically friendly and reflective of our surroundings in The Highlands of Scotland. I grew up and was educated in The Highlands and I have very strong childhood memories of forest and mountain walks and the scents and smells of those experiences. I knew that the scents had to be utterly divine but that, on a serious note, the packaging and making process had to be mindful of our environment.That meant analysing every single aspect of the process from the hand pouring to the recyled glass and the recycled card and labelling.

How to Recreate Our "Highland Meets Nordic" Style

How to Recreate Our "Highland Meets Nordic" Style
For many years, we have been specialising in the fusion of Highland and Nordic Home Wares. Our Home Wares Room is a treasure trove of what's gorgeous and trending in both Scottish and Scandi interiors. This photo, taken in the Orchard at the back of our Old School building in...

How to Satisfy Your Wanderlust Between Trips.

How to Satisfy Your Wanderlust Between Trips.
Here are our top tips for satisfying your wanderlust between trips because, even for the most regular and intrepid travellers, sometimes you just have to stay put. 1. Use your time constructively to research your next trip by reading about the country, the terrain and the culture. The more knowledgeable...

Spring Collections Galore!

Spring Collections Galore!
It's an absolute pleasure to see how our store in Beauly changes, almost magically, with the seasons. Spring collections from Part Two Clothing, Masai Clothing, Sence Copenhagen, Superga, Scottish Fine Soaps, and more.