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Tartan Day – 10 amazing facts about tartan

Look out your kilt or tartan trews – Sunday 6 April is Tartan Day, a chance for Scots both at...

9 Iconic Events & The History Behind Them

Looking for an event that’s uniquely Scottish? Or do you know one, but have always wondered how it became a part of Scottish culture? We go behind the scenes...

7 Creepy Abandoned Places in Scotland

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

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 centuries. But why...

7 Country Parks With A View

One thing we can still enjoy is the great outdoors in Scotland and the fantastic local country parks that can...

20 Fascinating Historic Places To Enjoy In Scotland

If you could time travel to any point in Scottish history where would you go? Maybe you would stay the...

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...

12 Wellness Activities in the Outer Hebrides

Beat the winter blues! Travel to the edge of Scotland and escape from the stresses of the 21st century. What better...

10 interesting facts about Scotland

Scotland is such a fascinating country – our history, legendary tales and delicious food and drink. But even those of...

Auld Lang Syne: its writer, history and how to sing along

Hogmanay on Calton Hill, Edinburgh. When the clock strikes midnight on Hogmanay, many of us around the world will celebrate by...

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