Category: See & Do

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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Essential Guide to the Edinburgh Festival

| July 25, 2018 | Reply
Essential Guide to the Edinburgh Festival

Every year numerous cities around the world proclaim their annual arts festivals as the largest and best on the globe. Edinburgh’s summer festivals, however, really is the biggest on the planet. It is a colossal event that has been wowing locals and visitors alike for over seventy years. First launched in 1947 today’s ‘festival’ is five of separate […]

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Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland Exhibition at New Lanark

| May 14, 2018 | Reply
Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland Exhibition at New Lanark

Okay, I’ll start with a confession. The InsiderScotland team love the UNESCO World Heritage site at New Lanark and never need an excuse to visit. This spring, through, there is an ace new reason to head to this glorious historic escape, an oasis where history and nature merge. Hands up if you were lucky enough […]

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Top 9 Things to See and Do in Ayrshire and Arran

| March 6, 2018 | Reply
Top 9 Things to See and Do in Ayrshire and Arran

From the pleasant coastal towns that dot the shores of the Firth of Clyde, to rugged Galloway and the charming islands, Ayrshire and Arran is awash with attractions. The region is also renowned for the quality of its golf courses, as well as a raft of opportunities to get active outdoors (both on land and […]

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AquaDash – Edinburgh’s Brilliant New Family Attraction

| January 29, 2018 | Reply
AquaDash – Edinburgh’s Brilliant New Family Attraction

An aquatic assault course at one of Scotland’s most famous swimming pools – designed to ensure kids and big kids alike have a whale of a time. I was intrigued – and I’ll confess a little bit apprehensive – when we were invited to take the kids along to check out the new AquaDash inflatable assault […]

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South Queensferry, Edinburgh

| January 28, 2018
South Queensferry, Edinburgh

Just eight miles northwest of Edinburgh city centre this historic burgh is most famous for the three epic bridges that span the Firth of Forth. We are talking – of course – about South Queensferry. Many visitors unfortunatley just hop off a tour bus to snap the obligatory postcard photo of ‘The Bridges’. Staying longer, however, revelas […]

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Weaving Warhol into World Heritage

| January 19, 2018 | Reply
Weaving Warhol into World Heritage

It’s always a great time to visit a UNESCO World Heritage site. Now there is even more reason to visit one of Scotland’s six UNESCO sites. We’re talking about glorious New Lanark. A fascinating built environment that offers a unique window into Scotland’s industrial past. It also enjoys a striking setting on the banks of […]

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Speyside Whisky

| January 11, 2018 | Reply
Speyside Whisky

If – like us – you’ve fallen in love with Scotland’s sublime single malt whiskies – there is one place in Scotland that you really must visit. We’re huge fans of the peaty wonders distilled on the magical island of Islay, but in terms of sheer variety you really can’t beat Speyside. This glorious part of Scotland- think the mighty River Spey, […]

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22 Reasons You Must Visit Scotland in 2018

| December 28, 2017 | 2 Replies
22 Reasons You Must Visit Scotland in 2018

22 Reasons You Must Visit Scotland in 2018 1. It’s the Year of Young People 2018 – The Scottish Government and Visit Scotland have designated 2018 the Year of Young People so look out for myriad events for the wee ones, families and kids at heart too. 2. Coast with the Most – Scotland’s coastline (even without its […]

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Top 12 Things to See and Do in Fife

| December 20, 2017 | Reply
Top 12 Things to See and Do in Fife

The Kingdom of Fife sits proudly on the north side of the Forth and Firth. Visitors have long been impressed with the diversity of its attractions, with unspoiled sandy beaches, first-class golf course and world class seafood all part of the mix. Then there are its wealth of historic buildings and wonderful views of the […]

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