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 Steve Duncan

Steve loves Scotland's great outdoors and is a keen hill walker and mountain biker and also enjoys an occasional dram of Speyside or Islay single malt.

 Latest Posts

Stories of Aberdeenshire

If you’ve ever watched BBC TV’s Trawlermen or Fish Town, you’ll be familiar with the couthy (friendly) Scots language dialect of North-East Scotland....

Scottish Geology Festival: Bringing Scotland’s Landscape to Life

The stunning Scottish landscape has been shaped by the elements over many millennia and has attracted visitors for many centuries. But...

6 Family-Friendly Cycle Routes in Scotland

Cycling in Scotland with the family isn’t just about fresh air and exercise, it’s about racing through the trees on traffic...

13 Virtual Events in Scotland’s Summer Garden Festival

‘Summer breeze, makes me feel fine, blowing through the jasmine in my mind (…)’. The lyrics from this popular 1972...

Take a virtual tour of Scotland’s historic sites

Scotland is well known as an ancient land with a fascinating history. What you might not know though, is how far...

6 Scottish mountain biking events you won’t want to miss

*Please note that due to the current COVID-19 advice, any large events are subject to cancellation. If you are planning...

7 cycling events in Scotland you won’t want to miss

*Please note that due to the current COVID-19 advice, any large events are subject to cancellation. If you are planning...

From our home to yours – see Scotland virtually

Although it’s not possible to come to Scotland at the moment, thanks to the wonders of modern technology, you can still see...

We’re choc-a-block with Scottish chocolate

It’s fair to say, as a nation, us Scots like our sweet treats. Sugary tablet and sweet, buttery shortbread are firm favourites. Irn Bru remains...

Anchor’s Aweigh – See Scotland’s Coasts and Waters Virtually

We’re just going to come out and say it: Scotland is one of the best places on the planet for...

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