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  Miriam Brand-Spencer

Miriam likes walking her dog, BBC Radio 4, living in Scotland and promoting it with VisitScotland!

6 perfectly scenic summer walks in Scotland

by June 24, 2016

The long hours of daylight during Scotland’s summer months provide the perfect opportunity to explore the outdoors – and whether you’re...

11 Pawesome dog-friendly days out in Scotland

by April 25, 2016

Thinking about “embarking” on a dog-friendly holiday in Scotland? Or simply looking for a fun day out for you and...

Introducing Scotland’s Fourth Forth Bridge – An April fool built on truth!

by March 31, 2016

Ok, it’s time to come clean – we *may* have been a little flexible with the truth, as is traditional...

National Museum of Flight – celebrate a century of Scottish aviation history

by March 24, 2016

Cast your eyes on the brand new displays at the National Museum of Flight in East Lothian, which are hosted...

The Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2016: snowdrops take a star turn

by December 21, 2015

Each year the Scottish Snowdrop Festival gathers together some of the best gardens and woodlands where you can see swathes...

Tour of Britain

by September 1, 2015

Come and see top cyclists as they compete in this exciting event when it returns in Scotland this September. The Aviva...

We’re all going on a summer holiday

by July 14, 2015

Pack your bags and set off for an amazing Scottish holiday this summer, with a little help from these handy...

Take a stroll through the deep, dark wood…

by June 10, 2015

  A familiar tale to most parents, The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson is a story which can be told by...

Six summer walks with spectacular picnic spots

by June 4, 2015

I was brought up in a family where any picnic, be it on a car journey, amongst the countryside or...

8 top tips for visiting Stirling

by March 16, 2015

We asked people on Twitter and Facebook where they would take first time visitors to Stirling, and had a great response – thanks...

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