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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...

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...

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...

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...

Embrace your inner Viking at the Shetland’s Fire Festival

by January 20, 2014

Winged helmets, fur-trimmed tunics, flaming torches and rousing music – the people of Shetland are certainly a fiery lot and know...

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...

Family-friendly October break ideas

by October 11, 2013

For all you doting parents out there on the lookout for ways to keep the kids entertained during the October...

Why choose the Caribbean when you could visit Shetland?

by August 15, 2013

Planning an island adventure and can’t decide where to go? Looking for crystal-clear waters crashing against the shore, white sandy...

Shetland among the world’s best for sunrises – Lonely Planet

by April 29, 2013

Our very own Shetland has been named by travel bible Lonely Planet as offering one of the seven best sunrises in...

‘Shetland’ debuts on BBC One

by March 11, 2013

What an action-packed past few months it’s been for Shetland! In January, the world was captivated by a collection of photos...

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