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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...

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...

Ambassadog – Scotland’s top dog!

by September 23, 2016

Since winning his world- renowned title of Scotland’s Ambassadog, George the Golden Retriever from Glasgow has been on many adventures...

11 breathtaking photos of Orkney

by June 15, 2016

Orkney is a place of real contrasts. One minute you can be wandering through one of the islands’ bustling towns or...

12 stunning Scottish walks with awe-inspiring natural features enroute

by May 4, 2016

Hidden beaches, otherworldly rock formations, silvery waterfalls, sea caves, mountains and much more… when it comes to natural wonders Scotland’s...

33 stunning photos which prove that spring in Scotland is staggeringly beautiful

by April 22, 2016

When spring rolls into Scotland, the season beats the winter blues and brings something magical to our lives. Green spaces...

10 Spectacular Winter Walks in Scotland

by February 9, 2016

Get ready for walking in Scotland in winter and early spring with winter walking advice and ten of the best one-day walks from all over the country.

First Look Scotland: An interview with Scottish actor Alan Cumming

by February 2, 2016

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.

Midnight in Scotland – Hogmanay celebrations

by October 13, 2015

If Scotland is famous for one thing worldwide, it’s Hogmanay – the Scottish celebration of New Year. There’s many different...

Scottish Halloween traditions

by October 5, 2015

Of all the seasonal holidays, Halloween is one of my favourites. It might not have the spiritual significance or inspire...

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