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Scotland’s Puppet Animation Festival turns 30

by March 25, 2014

Scotland’s Puppet Animation Festival has been delighting kids from the Scottish Borders to Shetland for exactly three decades now, making...

Scottish beaches named among the best in the UK in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice 2014 Awards

by March 18, 2014

Join me in the excitement as Scotland added yet another accolade to its award bank today – this time from...

Isle be back – why the Scottish Islands will have you coming back for more

by February 19, 2014

What do you know about Scotland’s islands? Well, one thing we can confirm is that more people are falling in...

Beat the back-to-work blues with a Scottish coastal break

by January 24, 2014

Let’s face it, January and February are not normally the cheeriest of months. I find it’s nice to give yourself something...

See Lewis on screen in Katie Morag series

by November 1, 2013

It’s not often that Generation Y gets excited about kids’ TV (though I will freely admit I still watch Pingu...

Eerie events for Halloween 2013

by October 24, 2013

For 2014 Halloween events take a look at our brand new blog Halloween is just one week away! Though it’s celebrated in...

The Hebrides Surf Trip

by May 20, 2013

Enjoying the extended daylight hours and the warmer weather? Although summer may not be here just yet, there’s no excuse...

VisitScotland National Geographic Exhibition

by March 15, 2013

Recently we took over the National Geographic Store in London with an exhibition of 18 majestic photographs of Scotland’s natural...

Road Trip of a Lifetime: Windsurfing on Lewis

by December 18, 2012

For those who love the great outdoors, there’s something very special about the Isle of Lewis. In particular, it offers...

The low-tech, high-stakes way to sail Scotland (WSJ)

by October 2, 2012

A nice piece here about sailing in Scotland published in the Wall Street Journal by Robert Macfarlane, who sailed around...

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