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12 iconic Scottish bridges

by October 20, 2016

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

MOBO stars are coming out to light up the SSE Hydro this November

by October 14, 2016

The countdown is on; tickets are now on sale for the 21st Music of Black Origin Awards (MOBO) which will...

Spark-tacular bonfire night fireworks displays in Scotland

by October 11, 2016

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

by October 3, 2016

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

Lift the lid on Glasgow’s music scene

by September 30, 2016

Pose the question which city has the best music scene and you’ll probably be met with pretty strong opinions. Among...

13 #IAD2016 events you don’t want to miss

by July 19, 2016

It’s hard to believe but we are now over half-way through the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016. Thankfully,...

Glasgow scores this summer with the Homeless World Cup 2016

by July 5, 2016

With all the nail-biting action of the UEFA Euro 2016 being concluded with the final this Sunday (10 July), you’ll be...

6 perfectly scenic summer walks in Scotland

by June 24, 2016

The long hours of daylight during Scotland’s summer months provide the perfect opportunity to explore the outdoors – and whether you’re...

8 must-visit locations in VisitScotland’s 2016 TV advert

by April 21, 2016

We often get asked questions about our inspiring VisitScotland adverts shown on TV. Who narrates them? What music plays in...

It’s that time of year again: Celtic Connections 2016

by January 8, 2016

A new year is underway, and that can only mean one thing; Scotland’s premier winter music festival is just about...

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