About Us

The Cheryl Hopkins Consultancy is a specialist web company offering quality website design, programming, e-commerce sites, marketing and branding. We are located just 7 miles from the iconic Loch Ness, south west of Inverness in the magnificent Highlands of Scotland.

  • Award winning bespoke web design and development.
  • Software development.
  • E-commerce & business solutions.
  • Search engine optimisation .
  • Corporate identity and branding.
  • Responsive web design.
  • Qualified marketing and website advisor.
  • Marketing specialist.
  • Business mentor for SMEs.
About Us
The Team

The Team

We are a small yet highly experienced team offering a wide range of marketing, design and coding/programming expertise.

We work primarily on websites but we also design logos, create corporate identities and branding, print design from business cards to full brochures.

Our ethos is to customer-focused at all times, providing you with an exemplary service for sensible prices.



Cheryl Hopkins is a qualified business, website and marketing advisor working with businesses in the Highlands of Scotland. She has over 30 years marketing experience in the TV and video industry throughout Europe and latterly in Tourism, Food and Drink, Hospitality, Retail and Textiles, and Scottish Golf. In 1998 Cheryl and three colleagues set up their first website company, Digital Routes Ltd, a company to which she is still associated. For all website design and development work, Cheryl is the project manager and marketing expert, and will be your contact on all aspects of the project.

Cheryl is also a specialist marketing and internet advisor working with Business Gateway throughout the Highlands and Islands.

See the recently published Marketing book, co-written with Jonathan Groucutt.


Cheryl Hopkins
Melissa Gray



Melissa is the Head Designer for all of our web and print projects. She has an international background in design and typography and has worked on several high level projects for companies such as Proctor and Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Maybelline, Scholl and Volvo. Melissa was the primary Creative Director for Saatchi and Saatchi in Hong Kong and China and her design work is clean, classic and subliminally powerful.



Craig is an experienced web developer, focused on building WordPress themes and plugins for our clients. Whatever your requirements, Craig works hard to deliver a creative solution that's fast loading, easy to use, and meets your business goals. With a passion for using modern techniques and best practices, you can be assured a website that works well across a broad range of devices, from smartphones to desktop computers and everything in between.

Craig Simpson
Andy Gaskell



Andy is an extremely talented programmer and website developer and is a delight to work with. He is an expert on ecommerce and programming applications including PHP, C/C++, SQL, HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript/AJAX, VB/VBScript, XML/XSL, Tcl/Tk, Shell/Bash, XML/XSL, Java, Python, Joomla, Drupal, PmWiki, OpenCart, VirtueMart, CommunityMart, Xen and Bugzilla.