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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.

Add a Scottish twist to your Edinburgh Festival

by August 9, 2014

There’s no denying it – the Edinburgh Festivals are now in full swing. Wander along the Royal Mile and you’ll...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 20 – 23 July

by July 18, 2014

After a staggering 285-day journey around the globe, the final leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay is now upon us...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 1 – 6 July

by June 30, 2014

As we approach day 18 of the Queen’s Baton Relay, the baton has already been carried by approximately 2,000 batonbearers and...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 20 – 23 June

by June 18, 2014

After almost a week of travelling around Scotland’s southern parts, the Queen’s Baton is well on its way home to...

7 great ways to commemorate the Battle of Bannockburn 1314

by June 12, 2014

1314 is date firmly imprinted onto the Scottish psyche. Ask why it is significant and without hesitation you’ll be told...

Discover more about the man who will lead thousands at Pipefest

by June 4, 2014

June 27 2014 won’t be any old day for Pipe Major Ian Duncan. It will be the day he is...

Don’t miss the BBC’s Quest for Bannockburn

by June 3, 2014

With only a matter of weeks until one of the highlights of the summer, Bannockburn Live, the BBC’s new history...

I love it when a good clan comes together

by May 21, 2014

In the heyday of the Scottish clan system, chieftains would often meet with their members to devise cattle raids, seize...

Whisky and food can make a dram fine match

by May 5, 2014

Relaxing in front of a roaring coal fire, sharing a celebratory toast with friends or taking in the surroundings of...

Clanranald’s journey to the battlefield at Bannockburn Live

by May 1, 2014

One of the most thrilling elements of Bannockburn Live, the two-day feast of Scottish food, culture and history, will undoubtedly...

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