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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

Go behind the doors of Scotland’s newest whisky distilleries

You may already know that Scotland is rightly famed for producing the world’s finest whiskies, but did you know that...

The Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2021: snowdrops signal spring

As of 5 January 2021, everyone in mainland Scotland including Skye is being asked to stay at home except for...

Winter Sports in Scotland

Scotland’s scenery is stunning all year round, but a spot of snow adds an extra untouched and almost renewed dimension...

A Beginners Guide to Mountain Biking in Scotland

It’s fast, fun and one of the best ways to enjoy Scotland’s unbeatable scenery off the beaten track. And if...

Scottish Tree Festival 2020: See the wood and the trees this autumn!

Scotland has some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, with each season bringing different vistas, light and weather....

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...

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