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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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A day in… Callander

Conveniently located near Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, and not more than few hours’ drive from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Perth, Callander is loved by tourists and visitors.  It might seem small at first, but once you start walking the different paths and following the cycling route, you will realise how many stunning…

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Myths and Legends in central Scotland

It’s no wonder J.K. Rowling was inspired by the Scottish landscape while writing her masterpiece. With its green forests, clear streams and Baronial architecture, Scotland is the perfect backdrop for Harry Potter’s adventures. But this country was full of magic even before the world’s most famous wee wizard was born: folk stories have in fact…

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Callander and Trossachs Summerfest 2018

Callander & Trossachs Summerfest 2018 takes place this year from 14th to 29th July. This will be the organiser’s fifth Callander & Trossachs Summerfest and with art, crafts, workshops, kids’ activities, mobility treks, music, film, drama, walks and cycle rides, you should find something to interest you! Events take place across the fortnight and across…

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

The National Galleries of Scotland are delighted to announce the opening of Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Transportation Photographs from the National Galleries of Scotland. This free exhibition is now on at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh until Sunday 13 January 2019. Planes, Trains & Automobiles is the third in a series of thematic exhibitions…

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Explore Stirling App

I recently attended the launch of a new app for visitors to the city of Stirling. The “Explore Stirling” app is designed by Whereverly in partnership with Stirling Council and Your Stirling. The main purpose of the app is to help visitors of Stirling find points of interest and suggest great walks that will take…

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme was founded in 1931 to raise money for the Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland, to help support the Queen’s Nurses, before the creation of the National Health Service. The charitable support has expanded over the years but the love of gardens has remained constant. One part of the charity raising involves people opening…

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