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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

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...

Scotland’s summer music festivals strike a chord

Music festival season is upon us! My diary is looking rather busy between now and September; most weekends you will...

12 Images to Make You Want to Explore the South West Coastal 300

Surely by now you’ll know that Scotland is made for road tripping? There’s no shortage of impressive natural beauty to...

7 alternative Easter activities to try in Scotland

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

Become a king for a day in Scotland

Whatever your interests, you’ll find there are endless kingly pursuits to enjoy across Scotland, from delving into the history of...

Raise a glass at a Scottish Whisky Festival in 2018

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

Unwrapping Scottish superstitions, traditions and customs on Friday 13th

Friday the 13th is once again upon us. For the sceptics amongst you, it’s just like any other day, but...

Scotland for Kids: Family Days Out for Half Term & October Break

With October half term fast approaching, it can sometimes seem difficult to pick the right activities to keep the whole...

Victoria & Abdul: new film shines the spotlight on Scotland’s royal connections

We’re pretty sure you’ve probably heard of Victoria and Albert, but it’s less likely that you’ll have seen the names...

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