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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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Know Your Gaelic Landscape Terms

Scotland’s rich culture, with its music, foods, clothing, dances and other globally recognisable traditions largely comes from the country’s Gaelic heritage. Following the Jacobite uprisings, the Highland Clearances of the late 18th century heavily suppressed the use of the Gaelic language through centuries of persecution. However, the Scots never forgot their roots, and Gaelic is…

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Virtual Events This Month

May usually marks the beginning of festival season. Unfortunately, due to current events May 2020 will be a little quieter than usual… but that does not mean you cannot party from home! There are numerous virtual events taking place this month, you just need to pick your favourites, gather the family together, and get ready…

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Virtual Tours of Scotland

The new trend is travelling (virtually) from the comfort of your own home. Make the most of lockdown: research future holiday destinations thanks to the numerous virtual tours of Scotland available online. Here are out top suggestions.   Scotland VR One of VisitScotland’s best FREE apps, Scotland VR gives you the opportunity to experience some…

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Books set in Scotland

Scotland has a long literary tradition, with exceptional home-grown talent and in providing inspiration for authors across the world; the novels of Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson helped to put Scotland on the literary map. Some of the most popular modern Scottish authors are in the crime genre, Ian Rankin, Cristopher Brookmyre and…

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