Adrenaline-pumping activities, exciting events, wildlife, history and so much more. Scotland has an abundance of amazing experiences to offer, from traditional local festivals and laid back pursuits such as fishing and golf, to a huge array of historic sites and cultural highlights. There is so much to do it’s hard to know where to start. Well, why not let us guide you through some of the top things to do in the area. On our blog you can read about Scotland’s many attractions, activities and events.

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Vegan and vegetarian dining in the area

When it comes to food, it is not always easy to accommodate everyone’s cravings. Luckily, the rich variety of cafés and restaurants in Stirlingshire and Perthshire will provide you with a wide range of options to pick from. Here is our selection of the best vegetarian and vegan-friendly places:   269 vegan, Perth, Perthshire Perth’s…

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Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park

Across the river from Perth City Centre is the Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park. A haven for walkers and cyclists. In 1991 Kinnoull Hill became the first dedicated Woodland Park in Scotland. There are four marked walking trails in the Woodland Park taking you up through the woods to the summit. The climb from the Corsie…

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The Battle of Stirling Bridge

History After the Battle of Dunbar (1296), in which King Edward I had sent his commander, the Earl of Surrey, north in answer to a refusal by the Scottish King John Balliol to support his wars in France, the Scottish commanders Andrew Moray and William Wallace had succeeded in bringing under their control the vast…

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Top Five for Families this Autumn

Stuck for ideas of what to do with the kids this Autumn? There are a number of fantastic places for them to enjoy. Here are our top five ideas to get you started. The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, Stirling. A recent addition to Stirling’s array of historical sites, this one is a little different. Step…

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A day in… Stirling

Located less than one hour’s drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow, the town of Stirling is full of history and places to discover. Take your time to explore every corner, pack your bags and wear comfortable shoes, because it is going to be an intense day! If you will be arriving by public transport, you should…

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Killin Agricultural Show 2018

Last Saturday, August 18th, Killin hosted the annual agricultural show. Every year the community gathers in Breadalbane Park to celebrate local activities and products. The festival started at 8.30 a.m. with the opening of the Food Court (just in time for breakfast!). The morning proceeded with a variety of competitions, shows and demonstrations. While local…

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Beer hunting across Scotland

Whisky is and always will be Scotland’s national drink, but did you know that this country also has a history of brewing beer that dates back 5,000 years? Machinery and techniques might have changed over the centuries, but the population’s love for the cold, refreshing drink remains the same. In this day and age, smaller…

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Edinburgh Fringe: A Survival Guide

The biggest, most highly anticipated festival of the season is here. Crowds of locals and international visitors will be flooding the streets of Edinburgh over the next four weeks, trying to make the most of the entertainment provided. But heading to the capital without a plan might not be the best idea. You will walk…

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Celts are Coming! at the Crannog Centre

Do you ever wonder how people lived 2500 years ago? Do you ever wish you could travel back in time and walk among your ancestors? Now you can. Sort of. Celts are Coming!, the 2-day festival organised by The Scottish Crannog Centre, allowed guests to learn more about local history through different activities, workshops and…

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A day in… Rob Roy Country

Rob Roy Country is the name given to the area around Lochearnhead, Balquhidder, St. Fillans and Strathyre. Taking its name from the local folk hero, this location is rich with history, breath-taking scenery and numerous activities available to visitors. One of the most recent additions to it is the BLiSS Trail, a series of art…

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