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  Sarah Clark

Sarah originally hails from West Lothian. When not extolling the virtues of Scotland, she enjoys discovering new places, classic movies, and getting lost in a good book.

Park life: National Park Week in Scotland

by July 22, 2016

If you ever needed an excuse to visit one of Scotland’s National Parks – besides there being two spectacular ones to choose...

12 amazing castles in Scotland to take the kids to

by June 17, 2016

Summer is here and for many of you that means finding ways to keep the kids entertained during the holidays. And...

Journey into Scotland’s Wild Heart: BBC Scotland

by May 11, 2016

If, like us, you were glued to the screen by BBC Scotland’s Hebrides – Islands On The Edge narrated by Ewan McGregor, you’re in for...

Return of The Flying Scotsman

by April 28, 2016

In a recent YouGov poll conducted by the The National Railway Museum which  asked people across four continents to name five...

Scotland’s glorious gardens: Open days 2016

by April 20, 2016

  Forget famous names like Versailles, Kew and Shalimar. Horticultural heaven might just be sitting on your doorstep. Discover the...

Festival of Architecture 2016

by March 17, 2016

The Festival of Architecture 2016 is a  year-long celebration of the richness and breadth of Scotland’s architecture and built environment. Discover...

Scottish Halloween traditions

by October 5, 2015

Of all the seasonal holidays, Halloween is one of my favourites. It might not have the spiritual significance or inspire...

Scotland meets Shakespeare: Discover Macbeth country this autumn

by September 14, 2015

At VisitScotland we’ve been busy immersing ourselves in all-things #Macbeth, A.K.A ‘The Scottish Play’, in the run-up to the hotly anticipated...

Albert Watson shoots Saks Fifth Avenue in Scotland

by September 8, 2015

What happens when you bring together one of the world’s greatest photographers, the exquisite Georgian pile of Hopetoun House, and...

Forth Bridge given World Heritage Status

by July 3, 2015

For the last 125 years the Forth Bridge has spanned the Firth of Forth, connecting Fife with Edinburgh. Comprised of...

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