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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.

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,...

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...

Glasgow to host the Turner Prize 2015

by September 3, 2015

Glasgow has a strong reputation as an international centre for visual art, a status which was only bolstered further when...

Top chefs take on the Scottish Summer Food Challenge

by August 17, 2015

Have we got some videos for you to really feast your eyes on! To celebrate the Year of Food &...

Edinburgh Festivals 2015

by July 17, 2015

Edinburgh Festival season is now well and truly upon us! With the Edinburgh International Film Festival now feeling like a...

Get an appetite for love at romantic picnic spots in Scotland

by June 5, 2015

A picnic for two is one of the most romantic activities a couple can do. It’s the perfect way to...

Pedal to your perfect picnic spot

by June 5, 2015

There are few things in life as pleasant as a cycle through the Scotland’s remarkable landscapes, be it along a...

5 scenic driving routes with great places to picnic

by June 5, 2015

There are many options when it comes to how you’ll explore the length and breadth of Scotland. One of the...

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