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First Look Scotland: An interview with Scottish actor Alan Cumming

by February 2, 2016

Scottish actor Alan Cumming recently returned to his homeland to film a TV special for NBC. VisitScotland caught up with Alan for a quick interview.

The Kelpies: the mane attraction at The Helix

by January 11, 2016

Just imagine this: travelling along an unremarkable section of motorway, when, seemingly out of nowhere, two gigantic, glinting horse heads,...

Black pudding joins the ‘superfood’ roll of honour in 2016

by January 7, 2016

We know it as one of Scotland’s tastiest delicacies, but black pudding now has another accolade to shout about –...

Add some colour to your romance at a Scottish castle

by February 2, 2015

Whether you want to book a room in a B&B castle, stay in a self-catering lodge in the grounds of...

Don’t hibernate this winter – have your own Winterwatch break in Scotland

by January 8, 2016

If you were lucky enough to have wings, would you fly to the milder climes of the south to wait...

Black pudding joins the ‘superfood’ roll of honour in 2016

by January 7, 2016

We know it as one of Scotland’s tastiest delicacies, but black pudding now has another accolade to shout about –...

The Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2016: snowdrops take a star turn

by December 21, 2015

Each year the Scottish Snowdrop Festival gathers together some of the best gardens and woodlands where you can see swathes...

Scotland’s wonderful winter walks

by December 6, 2015

It’s definitely hats, gloves and scarves weather here in Scotland, but a spot of cold shouldn’t stop you from exploring...

Quirky Scottish winter activities

by October 13, 2015

Scotland is beautiful at any time of year but there’s just something about winter that really warms our cockles. The...

Winter breaks in Scotland

by October 13, 2015

Winter in Scotland is a magical time of year. The gold and red leaves give way to frost-covered glens and...

Scotland’s ways to woo your Valentine!

by February 3, 2015

Everyone knows that there is no better time to sweep someone off their feet than on 14 February, the most...

Add some colour to your romance at a Scottish castle

by February 2, 2015

Whether you want to book a room in a B&B castle, stay in a self-catering lodge in the grounds of...

Romance through the camera lens

by January 15, 2015

We’ve teamed up with the people at the We Fell in Love wedding blog in the name of romance and...

Real wedding proposals in Scotland

by February 6, 2014

For many people, one of life’s most memorable moments is when they get engaged. For me it was made extra...

A very unique wedding comes to Scotland….

by April 2, 2013

Many of us don’t think it gets more romantic than a pottery scene in Ghost, kissing in the rain in...

First Look Scotland: An interview with Scottish actor Alan Cumming

by February 2, 2016

Scottish actor Alan Cumming recently returned to his homeland to film a TV special for NBC. VisitScotland caught up with Alan for a quick interview.

The Kelpies: the mane attraction at The Helix

by January 11, 2016

Just imagine this: travelling along an unremarkable section of motorway, when, seemingly out of nowhere, two gigantic, glinting horse heads,...

The annual nature show BBC Winterwatch returns to Scotland in 2016

by January 8, 2016

‘Summertime, and the livin’ is easy (…)’; so the song goes. But when the daylight hours shorten, temperatures decrease and...

It’s that time of year again: Celtic Connections 2016

by January 8, 2016

A new year is underway, and that can only mean one thing; Scotland’s premier winter music festival is just about...

Robert Burns and Burns Night celebrations 2016

by December 9, 2015

Celebrated annually on Robert Burns’ birthday, 25 January, Burns Night gathers Scots around the world to pay tribute to the...

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