Cairngorm Mountain this weekend?

November 22nd, 2013

There are some days I envy Ewan working outside but this was not one of them!  Really cold northerly winds with heavy sleeting showers which as the day went on all merged into one.  The weather has at last calmed down, and there is lots of snow on the hill.   If it stays like this for the weekend I think Cairngorm Mountain could be good.

Snow on Gaskbeg Hill in the Cairngorms National Park



Looking west to Craig Meagaidh. A fantastic day for the tups to go out

November 18th, 2013

Great day today but unfortunately forecast not good, so making the most of it and getting the tups out a day earlier than planned.

Fantastic Nov Day looking west to Craig Meagaidh


The Blackface Tups ready to go out with the ewes

Tups ready to go out the ewes at Gaskbeg Farm

Gaskbeg Shorthorns – a wee cutie

November 16th, 2013

This is Lovely a 3 week old Shorthorn heifer, and below is Honeysuckle who was born in  April – she is the same colours as the hill behind!!Gaskbeg Shorthorns Lovley Nov 13Honeysuckle with the Gaskbeg Hill behind

Dipping Time at Gaskbeg Farm

November 15th, 2013


Time for the ewes to get dipped, thankfully the temperature was a little better today and it was dry. John and Ewan just about half way through 500 stock ewes.

Strong ewe getting dipped at Gaskbeg Ewan and John working hard in the FankDipping At Gaskbeg Nov 2013

First frost of the season in Cairngorms

November 5th, 2013


First Frost Nov 2013


First proper frost last night down to at least -5, so can not escape the fact any longer – its winter!  But at least with a frost you get a morning like this, absolutely  fantastic.

Broadband for the Cottages

October 3rd, 2013

Fantastic, we now have Wifi in both the cottages as well as Bail nan Cnoc

A big thanks to  Badenoch Broadband, which is a community run project bringing broadband to Laggan, so much better than the service we got from BT.


Kirsty wifi cottages

We now take Visa and Mastercard

August 8th, 2013

At long last we can now take payment through visa and mastercard, please get in touch for more details.

Good fishing on the Spey

One of our guests Keith Garland with a huge pike! – thanks for the photo Keith.

my pike

Feeding lambs

August 1st, 2013

Kirsty feeding the pet lambs with Jasmine one of our guests who was on holiday from HongKong.

kirsty and jasmine feeding lambs July 13

Aberdeen Angus win at Dingwall

April 16th, 2013

Aberdeen Angus Stots and heifers win at Dingwall Sale on the 10th April 2013.  Fachie pictured below with winning certificates.


Fachie with AA wins at Dingwall April 13