Discover Scotland during the Year of Food & Drink 2015

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Welcome to Scotland! Find insider travel tips from the locals, explore our seasonal calendar to learn about the events, activities and wildlife in Scotland all year round, or uncover your family's Scottish roots. It's all here for you to enjoy. And there's no better time than now to visit, with hundreds of events and festivals across the country during 2015, the Year of Food and Drink Scotland.

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Enjoy a packed programme of active, food & drink, ancestral and natural events in the Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015.