We wrote to many famous "Scots" and others -  whether actors, writers,
musicians or famous personalities, asking whether they had ever been to our
favourite place - Aviemore, and we'll post all their replies here
- however long or short in content.
  The great Bill Paterson -
star of "Auf Wiedersehen Pet"
and "Sea of Souls"
See Bill's comments here

The lovely Blythe Duff -
star of "Taggart" for many
See Blythe's letter to us here



Richard Briers -
Very famous and respected actor -
Lovely handwritten reply and
signed photo


Julian Fellowes - Kilwillie in
"Monarch of the Glen" -
A smashing letter from this
great actor

Briony McRoberts - Actress
"Sam Hagan" from
"Take the High Road"
STV Soap 1980-2003

 Colin McCredie
 DC Stuart Fraser in TAGGART



Paul Young - Actor
"Still Game" and Taggart
and many others no doubt


Jeannie Fisher
- Actress
"Morag Stewart" from
"Take the High Road"
STV Soap 1980-2003


The Alexander Brothers
Scottish Musicians & Entertainers


"Spud" the piper (Calum Fraser) -
was Madonna's piper, welcoming
her to Scotland with "Like a virgin"
on the pipes.
A lovely man and a great personality
- shared a few drams with him in
Aviemore at the Cairngorm Hotel



Rosamunde Pilcher - Authoress and Novelist
Based in Perth-shire for over 50 yrs

Jan de Vries -
Naturopath and writer of
many books on  health matters

Lynne McCallum - Actress
"Still Game" and Taggart

Sue Lawrence - Scottish cookery writer


Alec Heggie - Actor
(Stuart in Still Game, and roles in
Rab. C Nesbitt and High Road)

TRH Charles, Prince of Wales &
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
"Best Wishes...."


Dr. John Reid MP
Airdrie and Shotts Constituency

Tony Blair - Prime Minister
A reply from 10 Downing Street

Nick Nairn - Celebrity Chef

Gordon Ramsay -
Not much to say - a busy man
Regards and best wishes for
every success - Gordon"


Carol Smillie -
Television presenter and star
of BBC's "Strictly Come Dancing"
Reply from personal manager.

Sampson Lloyd - professional photographer