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It’s that time of year again: Celtic Connections 2016

by January 8, 2016

A new year is underway, and that can only mean one thing; Scotland’s premier winter music festival is just about...

Black pudding joins the ‘superfood’ roll of honour in 2016

by January 7, 2016

We know it as one of Scotland’s tastiest delicacies, but black pudding now has another accolade to shout about –...

The Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2016: snowdrops take a star turn

by December 21, 2015

Each year the Scottish Snowdrop Festival gathers together some of the best gardens and woodlands where you can see swathes...

Robert Burns and Burns Night celebrations 2016

by December 9, 2015

Celebrated annually on Robert Burns’ birthday, 25 January, Burns Night gathers Scots around the world to pay tribute to the...

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...

Celebrating a St Andrew’s Day to remember

by November 2, 2015

The story of Saint Andrew, our patron saint, has been an age-old debate in Scotland. Who was he? Was he...

7 Creepy Abandoned Places in Scotland

by October 30, 2015

There’s something eerily fascinating about abandoned places, melancholy reminders of previous eras with seemingly little purpose in the modern world....

Midnight in Scotland – Hogmanay celebrations

by October 13, 2015

If Scotland is famous for one thing worldwide, it’s Hogmanay – the Scottish celebration of New Year. There’s many different...

Quirky Scottish winter activities

by October 13, 2015

Scotland is beautiful at any time of year but there’s just something about winter that really warms our cockles. The...

Winter breaks in Scotland

by October 13, 2015

Winter in Scotland is a magical time of year. The gold and red leaves give way to frost-covered glens and...

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