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This is Episode 2 in our new Film Series to celebrate the launch of our Women Only Adventures.
Ghillie Basan is an award-winning cook and author living in a very wild spot in the Cairngorms National Park, Scottish Highlands. Growing up in Africa and travelling widely in younger years has given Ghillie’s cooking a taste of the exotic, combined with the best in local Scottish ingredients. Ghillie has written over 40 books and now cooks at events and workshops hosted in her own wilderness retreat here in the Cairngorms.
Over 20 years ago, Ghillie and her husband moved into an isolated and ruined cottage with no electricity or running water. They relished the challenges that life brought, surviving in such a remote and basic home. When her two young children arrived and Ghillie’s husband decided to leave, Ghillie had to choose whether these challenges would make life just too difficult…
This new film series celebrates the launch of our range of Women Only adventure holidays. These trips are not about excluding men but hopefully encouraging more women to get out into the wilds and enjoy all the benefits that can give.
Read all about these new trips here…
Wilderness Scotland colleague Alice wild swims. In fact she wild swims pretty much every day.Watch Now
Over 20 years ago, Ghillie moved into an isolated and ruined cottage in the Scottish Highlands.Watch Now
Elise leaves the city behind to follow in the footsteps of some history’s greatest female explorers.Watch Now
Learn what inspired Jenny to become the fastest women to cycle around the world unsupported.Watch Now