Sponsor Details 2016
We gratefully acknowledge the
support of our generous sponsors for the 2016 competition.
BPD Photech have been providing
high quality photographic printing services and professional canvas printing
Imagine the view, smell the sea air, feel the freedom of staying in a lighthouse
cottage. Now think comfort and luxury and youre on your way to a Buchan
Ness Lighthouse Holiday. With the breathtaking scenery of one of Scotland's
best kept secrets, the Buchan Coast, the lighthouse is less than an hour's
drive from Aberdeen. With miles of empty beaches, some of the best Golf
Courses and Surfing in Britain, and within easy reach of Castles and Whisky,
our holidays offer something for everyone. Gift vouchers are available.
EcoVentures offer Wildlife Watch boat trips aboard our custom built wildlife
watching RIB Saorsa. The trip highlights the best of what the
Moray Firth has to offer and, if very lucky, an encounter with the resident
colony of Bottlenose Dolphins. Trips operate daily from Easter through until
the end of October, weather permitting.
All trips depart from Cromarty, a beautiful historic town which lies at
the Easternmost tip of the Black Isle, right at the heart of the Moray Firth.
At over 700 years old it is considered to be one of the best preserved historic
towns in the Highlands. Full details about the trip and how to book can
be found at:
The aim at Giclée UK is simple: to provide the best Fine Art prints
at the most favourable prices. Recent clients have included the National
Galleries of Scotland, the Demarco European Art Foundation and individual
artists too numerous to mention.
Highland Campervans is an established family business based in Inverness.
As you would expect from the Highlands Motorhome and Campervan specialists,
we offer a full-time servicing workshop, along with a luxury hire fleet
and a sales showroom with camping shop.
Our friendly staff are here to help our customers make the most of their
time in the Highlands, either in one of our own hire vehicles which are
fully equipped and self-sufficient ready to escape into the Scottish wilderness,
or it may be workshop support for emergency repairs or annual servicing
of customers own vans. Our workshop can cater for all leisure vehicles including
chassis servicing for caravans and with a comprehensive stocklist and brochure
selection, we can also supply and fit accessories for motorhomes and caravans.
For those thinking of buying their own, we also build and sell a range of
top-quality Wellhouse campervans which come with a 3-year warranty on a
Toyota or Hyundai chassis.
With lots of personal experience amongst our staff we can help ensure that
whatever leisure outfit you choose, its ready and equipped for your
travels. If you need advice on anything campervan or motorhome related,
advice on camping wild in your vehicle or simply would like some ideas on
where to explore, then please dont hesitate to contact us on 01667
493976 or have a look through our website www.HighlandCampervans.com. We
look forward to hearing from you.
The warming influence of the Gulf Stream allows Logan Botanic Garden to
create an exotic paradise at the south-western tip of Scotland where treasures
from South and Central America, Southern Africa and Australasia rarely seen
in the United Kingdom flourish in both the wall and woodland gardens.
The 12 acres of exotic plantings provide interest throughout the season.
There are regular events and exhibitions for all the family. The Garden
is open daily 15 March to 31 October & Sundays in February for the Scottish
Morton of Pitmilly countryside resort is set in a stunning location just
outside St Andrews, the home of golf, and a stone's throw from Kingsbarns
Golf Links. It boasts fantastic sea views and is nestled close to the East
Neuk of Fife's picturesque fishing villages. It is more than just award-winning
four and five star accommodation - offering extensive leisure facilities
Guests love the tranquil setting which combines space and privacy with first
class accommodation, many returning for long or short stays throughout the
year. Value for money, commitment to quality and exemplary customer service
have led to our ongoing success over the years and a belief that we offer
the most magical holiday experience in the area.
Whether you are arranging a reunion, business workshop, golf trip, quiet
weekend away, family gathering or an exclusive use venue for a wedding party,
Morton of Pitmilly countryside resort is the perfect location to stay, play
Discover the magic of Morton of Pitmilly for yourself.
We deliver digitisation, photography and design services for the heritage,
business and creative sectors. Partners Niall Irvine and Jacqueline Irvine
have considerable expertise in the fields of digitisation, photography,
design, image management and project management. We have seen many changes
in these fields and in technologies. This depth of knowledge lets us find
creative ways to help our clients who range from individuals to public sector
Our focus is on quality of service and a personal, facilitative approach
to your project.
We are also the organisers of the Scottish Nature Photography Awards.
Here at Rothiemurchus we offer a whole host of exciting activities. Some
that can be enjoyed with your two feet firmly planted on the floor, such
as archery and wildlife photography. However for those that enjoy something
slightly more exhilarating a few feet above the land, youll relish
our pony trekking, safaris by Land Rover or quad bike trekking to name but
Steven and Monique Joy welcome you to the Rowan Tree Country Hotel. Our
small hotel offers a friendly, cosy, home from home for a short break or
for a longer holiday.
On our doorstep lie all the attractions for which the Cairngorm Highlands
of Scotland and especially, the Aviemore area are rightly famous. Our easy
to reach, central location means that you don't spend hours at the wheel,
allowing you to pack more in to your day. You can spend your day in and
around the hotel, savouring the surroundings, strolling nearby, reading
or simply relaxing.
Whether you are a single person or lady traveller travelling on business,
a couple looking to enjoy a short break, sightseeing break or activity break
in the highlands of Scotland, or a family visiting Scotland or Cairngorms
National Park or the first time, book direct with us on our website to get
our best rate guarantee and a host of flexible benefits you wont enjoy
with the big on line travel companies.
We are open year round, whenever you choose to come, youre assured
of a warm welcome.
Passionate about Scotlands wild places? Then youll love Scotland
Outdoors, the award-winning magazine for outdoor adventurers of all ages.
Published bimonthly (6 issues a year) the magazine offers a celebration
of Scotlands world-class natural diversity with in-depth features
on adventure travel, photography, wildlife, ecology and outdoor activities
from walking to climbing, mountain biking, paddling and more.
Packed full of inspiring photography, stories ranges from issue-based pieces
on topical subjects to exciting can do articles and area-specific
material. Our aim is to get under the skin of Scotlands remarkable
landscape, providing a broad range of articles that appeal to a readership
that is active, environmentally-aware and passionate about exploring Scotlands
Treshnish & Haunn Cottages
are a selection of 8 pet friendly cottages, situated in the beautiful National
Scenic Area of north west Mull, close to Calgary beach. A perfect place
to choose for those who enjoy wildlife, bird watching, walking and exploring.
Sea Eagles, Golden Eagles and Hen Harriers are seen at times throughout
Families and dog owners are welcome.
There are lots of walks that can be taken from the farm and nearby beaches
to explore, including the beautiful white sands of Calgary Beach. There
are nearly 4 miles of dramatic coastline to explore offering wonderful
sea views towards the Treshnish islands, Ulva, Gometra, Iona, Coll, Tiree,
Rum, Eigg, Muck and Skye. From Cruachan Treshnish, our highest hill,
you can see as far as the Uists on a clear day and up towards Knoydart and
We are proud holders of the Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award
a fully audited scheme which monitors our green management.