These photographs are from the garden, short walks from the house and day walks such as the shot from Lochnagar botton left.

Unlike most European countries Scotland has no law of trespass, within reason and providing you respect the country code you are free to wander where you will. 
Off the main routes driving becomes a pleasurable experience like it was 30 years ago.Within an hour and a half you can be in Inverness, Avimore or on the beautiful beaches of the Moray Firth.