Activities

Activities

February 29, 2020

AyeWrite! Festival in Glasgow in March

    If you enjoy reading books, learning about ones new to you, hearing authors discuss their creative processes, getting tips for your own writing -- just about anything book related -- then Glasgow...

City Halls, Glasgow

    Writer Charles Dickens, statesman Benjamin Disraeli, comedian Billy Connolly, explorer David Livingstone, fiddle player Mairéad Ni Mhaonaigh, singer Julie Fowlis, singer Kathy Mattea, and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: a varied ...

Want to get married at Edinburgh Castle? Here's How...

If you are looking for the ultimate romantic location for your wedding, why not come along to Edinburgh Castle’s Wedding Open Day on Saturday 13th October 2013?   The event is taking place from 11:00 to 4:00 pm and will showcase the fi ...

Oh, Scotia!

    O Scotia! my dear, my native soil! For whom my warmest wish to heaven is sent; Long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil Be blest with health, and peace, and sweet content ~ Robert Burns   Oh, Scotia! Written by J ...

Scary Scotland: Hallowe’en 2012

There’s nowhere better to spend Hallowe’en than at one of the National Trust for Scotland’s historic haunted places. With more events than ever before, and some truly terrifying real-life ghost stories to share, Hallowe’en 2012 is s ...

Orkney's Rich Cultural Heritage

    A new guidebook celebrating the diverse cultural heritage of the Orkney Islands has been produced by Historic Scotland, examining a built legacy that incorporates prehistoric villages, standing stones, brochs, palaces and a cathedral. ...

Trees For Scotland

  Lay down Scottish roots ... plant a tree & create a Living Legacy   From the Scotsman: Purchase a unique and everlasting gift or make a touching tribute to a loved one by planting a tree in their honour. The trees will be plant ...

Movie Travel: Harry Potter's Footsteps

    Do you just love to follow along in the footsteps of your favorite movies? If you're like our family, you've planned entire TRIPS around books, movies, and their locations!   When we were in Scotland, we visited all three of ...

Celtic Colours: Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada

Cape Breton in the north of Nova Scotia in Atlantic Canada, is known for its strong Scottish heritage, and for how that heritage has evolved its own identity through meeting with crosscurrents of other cultures. Every year in mid October, Cape Bretoners ce ...

3D Map of Scotland

Unique three-dimensional concrete map of Scotland awarded listed status The Great Polish Map of Scotland, a vast three-dimensional concrete representation of the country in the grounds of a rural Scottish Borders hotel, has been awarded B-listed statu ...

Free things to do in Glasgow

Glasgow is the second largest city in Scotland, and is chock full of great things to see, do, hear, and eat. And, there is plenty that you can do that are no cost - which is a helpful respite on your budget - and by saving money, you'll be able to experien ...

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