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20 Reasons why Scotland is the Place to be in 2020

| December 31, 2019 | Reply
20 Reasons why Scotland is the Place to be in 2020

20 Reasons why Scotland is the Place to be in 2020 1. Coast with the Most – Scotland’s coastline (even without its islands) is three times larger than England’s and twice that of France and Spain, so there is a lot of it to explore! And the good news is that it’s the official Year of […]

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Newly Revamped Highland Hideaway

| February 20, 2020 | Reply
Newly Revamped Highland Hideaway

Is your image of Scottish youth hostels still stuck in the ancient past when dorms were the only option and communal chores were the norm? Well the new wave of impressively revamped hostels across the country from Hostelling Scotland (the catchier new name for the Scottish Youth Hostelling Association) will come as a massive surprise. […]

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Dundee Celebrates the 100th Hotel Indigo

| August 29, 2019 | Reply
Dundee Celebrates the 100th Hotel Indigo

It’s fitting that design led boutique brand Hotel Indigo chose to open a hotel in Dundee. This is after all the city that UNESCO proclaimed their first ever official City of Design. It is a Scottish hub built upon a classic design past and a sparkling design present and future. Boasting a hotbed of creative […]

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Edinburgh Festival Lowdown

| August 6, 2019 | Reply
Edinburgh Festival Lowdown

It’s that time of year again when the biggest and most prestigious arts festival in the world takes over Edinburgh city centre. This spectacular event, which has been running since 1947, is colossal in both scale and scope. The Edinburgh Festival or Festival as it commonly known is actually a collection of five separate events, […]

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Discover the Hidden Trax of Edinburgh

| July 30, 2019 | Reply
Discover the Hidden Trax of Edinburgh

There has never been more technology around to help you travel the planet, but sometimes the sheer plethora of websites and Apps can get dizzying and confusing. Here at InsiderScotland we’re pretty choosy about which Apps we rate and use. We’re happy to report the release of a brand new App that puts a swathe […]

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Never More Reason to Clip ‘n Climb

| June 7, 2019 | Reply
Never More Reason to Clip ‘n Climb

The first time we visited Clip ‘n Climb when it opened three years ago I knew we’d be back. Not just because mum and dad were impressed, but because out two girls absolutely insisted on it! If you’ve never been, or just not been for a while, then read on to see why you should […]

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Barnbougle Castle – Scotland’s Unique Exclusive Use Venue

| May 13, 2019 | Reply
Barnbougle Castle – Scotland’s Unique Exclusive Use Venue

There is simply no venue quite like Barnbougle. A rugged castle that adorns a prime spot overlooking the Firth of Forth. It is awash with antiques and was refashioned by a British Prime Minister whose family still preside over its regal charms. Then there are the Robert Burns first editions and one of Scotland’s grandest […]

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Edinburgh Science Festival

| April 5, 2019 | Reply
Edinburgh Science Festival

Hands up if you think science is, well, just a little boring? We’re hopefully about to change your mind, or rather the Edinburgh Science Festival is! When it comes to festivals Edinburgh is no longer just about its world famous summer event. There are myriad festivals throughout the year and this one coincides with school holidays. This year’s […]

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BLiSS is a Quartet of Scottish Villages

| April 2, 2019 | Reply
BLiSS is a Quartet of Scottish Villages

Fancy visiting a village in Scotland that offers great food, superb outdoor activities, a sweeping range of places to stay and myriad visitor experiences? Well, how about a quartet of gorgeous villages that offer all this and much, much more? Welcome to Balquhidder, Lochearnhead, Strathyre and St Fillans. This impressive quartet of villages are set […]

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Definitely Scotland the Best

| March 21, 2019 | Reply
Definitely Scotland the Best

It’s that time again, a real highlight for anyone interested in Scotland and travelling around my beguiling native land. It’s time for a new edition of Scotland the Best. For me this is easily the best guidebook about Scotland. You see it’s not really a guide as such, more of a companion that you won’t want […]

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