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Get up close to The Ryder Cup trophy on tour – and maybe take a selfie

by September 4, 2014

What was the world like before selfies? Like them or loathe them, they are a big part of pop culture...

Scotland and the First World War: What’s in the mix at the new Devil’s Porridge Museum?

by September 4, 2014

When you think of Gretna, dramatic scenes of elopement, love and runaway marriages are likely to spring to mind, as...

Ryder Cup fans – your ultimate Scotland bucket list

by August 8, 2014

The 2014 Ryder Cup is nigh! It’s just over a month away until the first tee – which means the...

Are you game for the challenge? Combine golf and adventure sports in Scotland

by July 31, 2014

Ok, so you’re used to actively avoiding water during a round of golf, but what if I was to say...

The Queen’s Baton Relay: follow the journey around Scotland

by June 13, 2014

Having travelled a staggering 190,000 km around the globe, visiting 70 countries and territories on the way, the Queen’s Baton has...

Talking about GENERATION

by May 2, 2014

GENERATION is an ambitious free arts programme running until 30 November and is part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 CELEBRATING 25 YEARS of contemporary...

The gardens which have it all

by May 1, 2014

I’m not very green-fingered, and have seen many plants suffer under my attempted ‘care’, but what I do love is...

Enjoy an outdoor adventure at Dumfries & Galloway’s Wild Spring Festival

by March 24, 2014

With the weather mellowing and greenery starting to flourish, it’s beginning to feel a lot like springtime. Watch as Mother...

Go bonkers at the Wickerman Festival 2014!

by March 14, 2014

One of Scotland’s friendliest independent festivals, the Wickerman Festival attracts an eclectic crowd of music-mad families, wicker fans and camping...

Brilliant Moments on your doorstep in 2014

by January 8, 2014

2014 arrived in style here in Scotland with traditional Hogmanay fireworks, street parties, ceilidhs and fire festivals to see in...

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