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June 28, 2015

Exploring Scotland's North Coast 500

Route 66, Going to the Sun Road, The Wild Atlantic Way: classic travelers'  routes all. The folk of the North Highland Initiative would like to add another to that list: North Coast 500.    North...

Exploring Scotland's North Coast 500

Route 66, Going to the Sun Road, The Wild Atlantic Way: classic travelers'  routes all. The folk of the North Highland Initiative would like to add another to that list: North Coast 500.    North Coast 500 is a route that runs arou ...

App to be created for Antonine Wall visitors

Visitors to the Antonine Wall (read our article about walking the wall here) will have the chance to interact with it in a whole new way, thanks to the introduction of a cutting-edge app from Germany.   A collaboration between Historic Scotland ...

Get Outside! 8 Best Ways to Explore Scotland

There’s no better place to be outside than in the gorgeous landscape of Scotland. And there’s no shortage of things to do, either – from exploring the lands to seeing wildlife, from mountain biking to fishing – through it all, the beauty of Scotland shines ...

Cruising on Loch Ness

    The mystique of Loch Ness, the scenic ruins of Urquhart Castle, the glimpse of a rainbow over the Loch – all these are yours to see when you take the Jacobite boat cruise on Loch Ness, in the Highlands of Scotland. Drive southwest of ...

Scotland's Seabirds Soar

      Seabirds soar at Trust colonies. Some species of seabirds have had their most successful breeding seasons for a decade, reports the National Trust for Scotland.   Dr Richard Luxmoore, the conservation charity’s Seni ...

Skiing Scotland

      The Highlands of Scotland: they are beautiful indeed when covered with the flowers of summer and autumn's lovely red and gold. What happens to them in winter? Snow! and they become destinations for skiing and other winter spor ...

Walking the Antonine Wall

      Very few people who have visited Hadrian’s Wall in northern England have even heard of, let alone visited, Scotland’s Antonine Wall. Constructed about twenty years later than Hadrian’s Wall, the Antonine Wall is one of the arc ...

A Japanese Garden - in Scotland?

    It is among the few surviving sites of its kind in the United Kingdom - and now the privately-owned, early twentieth century Japanese-style Garden at Cowden in Clackmannanshire has been recognised for its national importance as the most ...

The Scottish Sun...

    The Scottish sun, shocked by having its usual cloudy underpinnings stripped away, shone feverishly, embarrassed by its nakedness. ― Stuart Haddon     Photo taken near the Dores Inn, Loch Ness. Photo copyright Jessie Voigts & ...

Clackmannanshire goes wild at Castle Campbell

    Are you new to wildlife watching?  Do you think Springwatch is a non-battery wrist ’clock’? Or are you a very experienced amateur Attenborough? Whatever your knowledge or expertise, join us in a celebration of all things wi ...

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