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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

Glasgow scores this summer with the Homeless World Cup 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

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

9 unusual hostels and bunkhouses in Scotland

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

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

Scotland’s top 20 most-visited attractions

Do you know that Scotland’s attractions receive tens of millions of visits every year? That’s not surprising to us, there’s...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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