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Check our seasonal calendar to inspire your Scottish holiday at any time of year. Filled with ideas to help you plan your trip, let us help you get the most out of Scotland whenever you intend to visit.

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Festival Fever in August

Fascinating all year, Edinburgh is bursting with excitement this month with a celebration that lasts all day and all night. Fringe and International festivals attract artists from all around the world in the largest arts celebration anywhere on Earth - not to be missed! Explore August Festival Fever with Faith Liddell, Director of Edinburgh's Festivals.

Activities August

Activities in August

Get out and about throughout the summer along Scotland's coastline

Food & Drink in August

Food & Drink in August

Scotland produces some of the world's best beef. Find out why it's a world-beater!

Events in August

Events & Festivals in August

August is festival month! Don't miss Edinburgh's streets bursting into life each year with hundreds of performances

Flora & Fauna in August

Flora & Fauna in August

Scotland's landscape is full to bursting with wildlife experiences.What might you catch sight of in August?

Kathleen MacInnes

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