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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.

Glasgow scores this summer with the Homeless World Cup 2016

by July 5, 2016

With all the nail-biting action of the UEFA Euro 2016 being concluded with the final this Sunday (10 July), you’ll be...

New galleries at the National Museum of Scotland: 14 amazing things you can see

by June 29, 2016

What’s the best way to celebrate a landmark birthday? Well, if you are a museum, opening 10 fabulous new galleries...

14 Unique Back-to-Nature Escapes in Scotland

by June 21, 2016

It’s summer and the Scottish countryside is calling you! The long daylight hours should be filled with rambles through thick...

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

by June 10, 2016

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

MOBO stars are coming out to light up the SSE Hydro this November

by June 6, 2016

The countdown is on; tickets are now on sale for the 21st Music of Black Origin Awards (MOBO) which will...

9 unusual hostels and bunkhouses in Scotland

by May 23, 2016

Feeling adventurous? Want a holiday to remember with memorable places to stay? Then it’s definitely time to start planning a...

Take five: farmers’ markets and farm shops

by April 12, 2016

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: when you come to Scotland, be sure to bring your appetite!...

6 back-to-nature experiences to get into the spring of things

by March 25, 2016

Nature lovers, rejoice! If you didn’t already know that spring is now officially here, the fact that BBC’s SpringWatch is...

7 alternative Easter activities to try in Scotland

by February 25, 2016

In Scotland, we reckon there’s a few ways to shake up your Easter celebrations. Bypass making an Easter bonnet, give...

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,...

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