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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.

Making a song and dance about Bannockburn Live

by March 19, 2014

  Last month we told you about Bannockburn Live, an action-packed two-day event that is set to be a unique...

It’s snow surprise to us: Team GB made us proud at Sochi

by February 24, 2014

Winter sports successes Last month we told you about some of our snow sport stars who had been selected to...

Prepare for battle at Bannockburn: Scottish history comes charging at you in 2014

by February 21, 2014

Battle of Bannockburn visitor centre In case you’re not overly familiar with Scottish history, the famous Battle of Bannockburn 1314...

Isle be back – why the Scottish Islands will have you coming back for more

by February 19, 2014

What do you know about Scotland’s islands? Well, one thing we can confirm is that more people are falling in...

Watch Hannah’s mountain bike journey through the wild North West

by January 29, 2014

If a picture says a thousand words, then this new mountain biking video tells a truly epic tale of the...

Mammoth fun at new National Museum of Scotland exhibition

by January 22, 2014

What’s big with lots of hair and soon to be at the National Museum of Scotland? Fear not, you are...

Discover Scott’s Scotland as Waverley turns 200

by January 15, 2014

Whether you’ve read Waverley, or even heard of it, this historical novel has probably affected the way you think about...

Perfect Christmas presents from Scotland’s crafty and creative places

by November 28, 2013

There’s no denying it now – Christmas is on its way. If you, like me, wholeheartedly embrace the jolliest of...

Plan your St Andrew’s Day celebrations

by November 11, 2013

You probably know that in Scotland our celebrations are all-singing, all-dancing events and if there is one day of the...

Barrels of beer events in Scotland this winter

by November 7, 2013

It’s safe to say that in recent times, beer in Scotland has undergone an exciting revolution. Today, you’ll find operations...

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

by October 3, 2013

The countdown is on; with not long to go until the Music of Black Origin Awards (MOBO) in Glasgow, now...

Autumn spectaculars: watch leaping Atlantic salmon steal the show

by September 20, 2013

Autumn is one of the best times of the year to witness majestic natural sights. From woodland colours of burnt...

The Wilderness Episodes – Episode 3

by September 13, 2013

Ever wondered what it’d be like to be alone in the wild? The latest video from the Wilderness Episodes, a...

Make the most of your tee-time in Fife

by August 26, 2013

  With the SSE Scottish Senior Open having taken place earlier this month (August), there’s never been a better time to check...

Wild wonders: breeding success for rare species

by August 22, 2013

If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise. No, it is not a teddy...

Shouts, swings and sticks: the battle to win a shinty cup final

by August 20, 2013

The Artemis MacAulay Cup Final is an understated affair with the essential ingredients all in place; the luscious green pitch...

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