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  Hayley Orr

Hayley lives in West Lothian and loves exploring Scotland. Some of her favourite things include whisky, Shetland ponies and sunny days.

5 stunning cycle routes on Scotland’s islands

by June 10, 2016

As well as being great exercise, cycling is also one of the best ways to absorb the stunning beauty of...

Edinburgh International Film Festival – 70 years young this year!

by June 1, 2016

Fancy a night at the movies? The Edinburgh International Film Festival is now just weeks away (it runs from 15...

Scottish tartan – explained

by May 25, 2016

Wondering which tartan you can wear? If there’s a clan tartan out there for you? Or what the difference is...

12 stunning Scottish walks with awe-inspiring natural features enroute

by May 4, 2016

Hidden beaches, otherworldly rock formations, silvery waterfalls, sea caves, mountains and much more… when it comes to natural wonders Scotland’s...

7 quirky Scottish festivals you must experience this May

by April 22, 2016

Whether the theme is music, art, food or something else entirely, we love festivals in Scotland! Check out these seven...

11 top-quality B&Bs that will make you say ‘WOW’!

by April 19, 2016

Want to stay in a property that’s packed with character, has plenty to do on its doorstep and will lay...

Black pudding joins the ‘superfood’ roll of honour in 2016

by January 7, 2016

We know it as one of Scotland’s tastiest delicacies, but black pudding now has another accolade to shout about –...

13 haunted sites in Scotland

by October 5, 2015

Are you ready for Halloween? 31 October is fast approaching and, if the legends are to be believed, you’d better...

Say cheese! Create the perfect Scottish cheeseboard

by June 4, 2015

Whatever event you’re planning, be it a decadent dinner party or even a relaxed summer picnic, serving a mouth-watering cheeseboard...

Sunny or rainy? Find fun things to do come rain or shine

by May 11, 2015

With balmy days and lush green scenery, summer in Scotland is a magical time. But yes, even in the summer...

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