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25 Reasons You Must Visit Scotland in 2017

| January 6, 2015 | 2 Replies
25 Reasons You Must Visit Scotland in 2017

25 Reasons You Must Visit Scotland in 2017 1. It’s the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017 – The Scottish Government and Visit Scotland have designated 2016 the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology so look out for myriad events showcasing all of the country’s epic history, heritage and archaeology. 2. Coast with the Most […]

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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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Golf in the Scottish Highlands

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

When it comes to Golf in the Scottish Highlands the big buzz today surrounds Castle Stuart, a superb links overlooking the Moray Firth, which recently held the Scottish Open. On opening in 2009 the course debuted at No. 56 in Golf Magazine’s Top 100 global courses. The first Scottish Open held here in 2011 was […]

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Golf in East Lothian Scotland

| April 21, 2013 | Reply
Golf in East Lothian Scotland

Golf is inexorably woven into the culture of East Lothian with over 20 courses. Indeed it has a claim to being the real ‘Home of Golf’. Musselburgh Links’ Old Course is recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s oldest. Playing this nine-hole gem, bathed in golfing history with Arthur’s Seat in the […]

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Golf in Perthshire

| April 17, 2013 | Reply
Golf in Perthshire

Perthshire will be the focus of the golfing world on 26 September 2014 when the Ryder Cup descends on Gleneagles in a blaze of publicity, a stellar cast of golf’s superstars and some seriously compelling golfing action. Now is your chance to get in before the rest of the world finds out all about Gleneagles’ […]

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South Queensferry, Edinburgh

| February 28, 2013
South Queensferry, Edinburgh

Just eight miles northwest of Edinburgh city centre this historic burgh is most famous for the two (soon to be three) epic bridges that span the narrows of the River Forth here. Many visitors just hop off a tour bus to snap the obligatory postcard photo of ‘The Bridges’, but staying longer opens up a […]

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