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 Amy Robertson

Amy is a content executive at VisitScotland. Hailing from the west coast of Scotland, she's rather fond of music festivals, coastal walks, whisky and coal fires.

 Latest Posts

6 Places to Discover Mary Queen of Scots in the Scottish Borders

You might have already been captivated by her incredible story on the big screen – but have you followed in...

9 Wellness Holiday Ideas in South Scotland

While we want our holidays to be many things, for many it’s becoming increasingly important that wellness is factored in...

18 Places to Stay When You Tour South Scotland

As the saying goes, ‘it’s not the destination, it’s the journey’ – but when it comes to touring South Scotland,...

Raise a glass at a Scottish Whisky Festival in 2019

We love a good whisky festival here in Scotland. It’s no wonder – after all, the term ‘whisky’ comes from...

Scotland’s summer music festivals strike a chord

Music festival season might seem a little far away right now, but that shouldn’t stop you taking a look at...

15 Unexpected Things to See and Do in South Scotland

When it comes to slightly more unusual attractions, the regions of the Scottish Borders and Dumfries & Galloway may just...

Why No One Does Winter Like Scotland

It’s perhaps a bold claim to make that there’s nowhere quite like Scotland in winter, but we are sticking to...

12 Utterly Instagrammable Places near Edinburgh

The camera LOVES Edinburgh and that’s no surprise to us; it’s justifiably one of the most beautiful cities in the...

Game On! Family Days Out in Midlothian and the Scottish Borders

We all know computer games can be loads of fun and take you to places that you’ve only ever dreamed...

43 top ideas for a family day out in Scotland this summer

Summer has arrived in Scotland and that means lots of daylight hours to fill, so you’ll need plenty of ideas...

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