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Explore Portsoy’s annual Scottish Traditional Boat Festival!

by June 17, 2016

VisitScotland recently caught up with Vivien Rae, from the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival marketing team, to hear all about the exciting...

7 quirky Scottish festivals you must experience this May

by April 22, 2016

Whether the theme is music, art, food or something else entirely, we love festivals in Scotland! Check out these seven...

We’re all going on a summer holiday

by July 14, 2015

Pack your bags and set off for an amazing Scottish holiday this summer, with a little help from these handy...

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014

by October 17, 2014

Nothing beats the electric atmosphere that fills Edinburgh’s streets and performance spaces while there is a festival on, especially when...

Winter is Coming Festival

by September 30, 2014

  Whether you’re looking for a fun family activity during the October school holidays, itching to brush up your skills...

An interview with… Peter May

by August 12, 2014

Peter May has had a fascinating career, from his early days dreaming of becoming a novelist, to his current position...

Gin for a treat! Try some of Scotland’s finest spirits at the Scottish Juniper Festival

by June 5, 2014

Scotland is second to none when it comes to whisky, but the amber nectar isn’t the only drink made here...

The whisky festival experience

by May 9, 2014

What a great way to visit Scotland. A whisky festival has it all – amazing countryside, fascinating people, fabulous food...

Puffins come home for Puffin Fest

by April 25, 2014

One of the world’s favourite birds is due to take centre stage next month in Scotland’s first ever Puffin Fest!...

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...

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