Journal

We love nothing more than a collaboration here at Glen Lyon and the idea for our latest gift set was born from a conversation in a tipi deep in the Cairngorms' National Park at last year's Scottish Roasters' Retreat. We've always felt that the friendly environment...

With 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups thrown away in UK every year, we don’t need to be reminded just how bad single use cups are for our planet. That’s why we’re so excited to be stocking these brilliant Frank Green stainless steel 10oz cups. One...

Processed, milled and exported by the family-run Testi Coffee, our Werka Uchuro lot from Ethiopia is an absolutely stellar natural coffee. Established in 2009, Testi now owns and/or operates four washing stations in Guji, Yirgacheffe, Sidamo and in Limu. This lot was processed using the...

Scottish kayaker Amber Maslen gives us the lowdown on white water training, good coffee and the World Cup...

We love sourcing new season beans from farms we’ve been buying from for a few years now and Guatemala’s Finca Santa Isabel feels like something of an old friend. If ever a coffee made us think of the sweet days of summer it would be...

We walk through the tall palms with torches, scanning the undergrowth for frogs, spiders and snakes. Our 12 year old son Tom is in his element, eagerly pushing ahead in the hope of spotting the ever-elusive red-eyed tree frog. I’m terrified that he is more...

On April 17th friends Leo Carew and Matt Hay are destined for the ice-bound coast of Greenland where they've lined up a serious adventure. The plan? Climb as many unclimbed mountains as the conditions, their skills and energy allow (they've identified a dozen in total)...

There can’t be many airports in the world where they sell you canisters of oxygen in the arrivals lounge but then at almost 13,500 feet above sea level flying into Bolivia’s El Alto international airport was never going to be a straight forward experience. As...

Job Title: Coffee Roaster Business: Glen Lyon Coffee Roasters Part Time:  Initially three days a week (24 hours) Salary: £24,960 pro rata We’re a dynamic small team of coffee roasters based in Aberfeldy dedicated to sourcing and roasting exceptional speciality beans from around the world. Founded in...