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Adrenaline filled adventure breaks, breathtaking road trips, buzzing music festivals, and family days out - Scotland hosts legendary activities and endless things to do for families and young people alike throughout the year.
In 2018, Scotland celebrates the Year of Young People, with 12 months packed full of events, activities and ideas which will give young people the opportunity to shine, showcase their talents and contributions, and create new ways to stand out. The year will provide more ways for both visitors and locals to explore all that Scotland has to offer whilst making memories that will last a lifetime.
Explore the Highlands and Islands where you can take your pick of brilliant outdoor activities, from kayaking and gorge walking, to archery and horse riding - you'll never be lost for something to do! Uncover cycle routes in the forests of Glentress in the Scottish Borders for hours of fun and thrills. Grab your bucket and spade and explore Scotland's dramatic coastline and seaside spots. Bring your friends and travel across the country, navigating an abundance of road trip routes, or follow some finely tuned itineraries for an unforgettable holiday.
Whether you are a bookworm or a mountain biker, enjoy more activities and events than ever before, created especially for young people. From the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, to Glasgow's Celtic Connections, Wigtown Book Festival and the Edinburgh International Children's Festival, to Stornoway's HebCelt and the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Fort William, there's so many activities going on.
So, if you are young or young at heart, 2018 is the year to visit Scotland!