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5 Great Robert Burns Poems

| January 16, 2018 | Reply
5 Great Robert Burns Poems

Born in Alloway on 25 January 1759, Robert (Rabbie) Burns is widely championed as the national poet of Scotland. He was also a lyricist, and one of his most famous songs – Auld Lang Syne – is an integral part of Hogmanay and New Year celebrations around the globe. At this time friends and strangers join hands and sing a […]

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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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Top 11 Things to See & Do in Dumfries & Galloway

| December 6, 2017 | Reply
Top 11 Things to See & Do in Dumfries & Galloway

Scotland’s sunniest region and one of its most beguiling is awash with attractions. So much so that it is hard to pick out just 11 highlights! Here are some of the places we love in Dumfries & Galloway, and we’re sure you will too! 1. Sweetheart Abbey This grandly ruined abbey is one of Scotland’s most dreamily romantic […]

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Top 10 Budget Travel Ideas in Scotland

| December 4, 2017 | Reply
Top 10 Budget Travel Ideas in Scotland

We’ve got ten great cost saving ideas for anyone who want to travel around Scotland but needs to keep a careful eye on their budget.  1. Island Hopping The introduction of RET (Road Equivalent Tariff) fares has made getting out to Scotland’s isles much more affordable. You can cut the cost even further with Caledonian MacBrayne’s Hopscotch tickets. These can be used […]

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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

| December 6, 2014 | Reply
Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Scotland does not celebrate New Year. It doesn’t need to as it boasts Hogmanay. You’d expect quite a party from the nation that brought the world its turn of the year anthem, Auld Lang Syne. And there is nothing quite like Hogmanay in the Scottish capital. Edinburgh’s party has become legendary across the globe and […]

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Top 10 Free Visitor Attractions in Scotland

| October 7, 2014 | 3 Replies
Top 10 Free Visitor Attractions in Scotland

Scotland is a awash with world-class visitor attractions, and with so many to choose from it can be difficult to decide where to go. Entry charges might also be a factor when it comes to planning your itinerary. The good news is that Scotland has a whole host of first-rate attractions that you can visit free […]

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Top 5 Glamping Sites in Scotland

| October 7, 2014 | Reply
Top 5 Glamping Sites in Scotland

Camping is cool these days in Scotland. We are firm fans of camping and we’ve written two editions of Cool Camping Scotland. We’ve got a lot of Scotland entries too in the Cool Camping Britain guide. The growing popularity of camping has also given rise to an increasing number of sophisticated camping options, that come […]

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Top 10 Scottish Campsites

| January 1, 2014 | Reply
Top 10 Scottish Campsites

Camping is cool these days in Scotland. We are firm fans of camping and we’ve written two editions of Cool Camping Scotland. We’ve got a lot of Scotland entries too in the Cool Camping Britain guide. Here are our Top 10 Scottish Campsites: 1. Oban Camping and Caravan Park Set on a bluff overlooking the Atlantic and […]

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Golf in the Scottish Borders

| May 14, 2013 | Reply
Golf in the Scottish Borders

While the likes of Perthshire, Aberdeen City and Shire and Ayrshire grab all the global golf headlines, the Scottish Borders remain a bit of a golfing secret. This is surprising given that this extremely accessible region boasts more than 20 courses that offer everything from testing parkland 18-hole challenges, through to family friendly nine-hole courses […]

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