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The Kelpies: the mane attraction at The Helix

by January 11, 2016

Just imagine this: travelling along an unremarkable section of motorway, when, seemingly out of nowhere, two gigantic, glinting horse heads,...

Scotland’s wonderful winter walks

by December 6, 2015

It’s definitely hats, gloves and scarves weather here in Scotland, but a spot of cold shouldn’t stop you from exploring...

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...

December’s brilliant moments, as seen on Instagram

by January 14, 2015

2014 truly was a year to remember in Scotland, with thousands of visitors enjoying the country’s landscapes, activities, food and...

Get reading for Book Week Scotland 2014

by November 6, 2014

I wouldn’t normally recommend getting lost when you’re in Scotland, but I’ll make an exception for Book Week. Taking place...

Spark-tacular bonfire night fireworks displays in Scotland

by October 28, 2014

As November approaches, children and adults alike get those words marching round and round: Remember, remember the fifth of November...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 1 – 6 July

by June 30, 2014

As we approach day 18 of the Queen’s Baton Relay, the baton has already been carried by approximately 2,000 batonbearers and...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 24 – 26 June

by June 23, 2014

The Queen’s Baton Relay is a quarter of the way through its Scottish leg already. So far, it has covered...

Quirky tales from Scotland’s pubs and bars

by June 18, 2014

In Scotland, a trip to the pub often involves more than just a drink and a chat: it can mean...

7 great ways to commemorate the Battle of Bannockburn 1314

by June 12, 2014

1314 is date firmly imprinted onto the Scottish psyche. Ask why it is significant and without hesitation you’ll be told...

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