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5 Scottish Fire Festivals That Will Warm Your Heart This Winter

It’s time for us to wrap up warm and take to the streets to fight the darkness with spectacular winter fire festivals...

12 iconic Scottish bridges

There is an impressive range of bridges in Scotland, many of which were designed by Scots and built by Scottish...

Spark-tacular bonfire night fireworks displays in Scotland

Bonfire Night – what’s it all about? As November approaches, children and adults alike get those words marching round and...

14 spooky Halloween events taking place across Scotland

St Giles Cathedral at night, Edinburgh There’s a chill in the air and I don’t just mean the temperatures outside...

New galleries at the National Museum of Scotland: 14 amazing things you can see

What’s the best way to celebrate a landmark birthday? Well, if you are a museum, opening 10 fabulous new galleries...

A History of Edinburgh’s August Festivals

Discover the history of Edinburgh's world-renowned festival season, including the origins of the Edinburgh International Festival, Festival Fringe and more

11 Pawesome dog-friendly days out in Scotland

Thinking about “embarking” on a dog-friendly holiday in Scotland? Or simply looking for a fun day out for you and...

Happy Birthday Ma'am – 5 Royal Attractions in Scotland

As Her Majesty The Queen celebrates her 90th birthday, it seems only fitting that there be a string of royal...

First Look Scotland: An interview with Scottish actor Alan Cumming

Scottish actor Alan Cumming recently returned to his homeland to film a TV special for NBC. VisitScotland caught up with Alan for a quick interview.

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....

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