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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...

Enjoying Summer in Scotland

    When the weather begins to turn warmer, many travelers choose to visit Scotland - and for obvious reasons. Despite the charm of a snowy winter, some want to avoid the cold and instead enjoy days by the seaside or walking the plethora of tra ...

10 Days in Inverness

    If you’re in the Highlands of Scotland – the land of romance, storied history, kilts and bagpipes, Glens and Bens – consider Inverness as your home base for 10 days of exploring Scottish culture, arts, nature, food, and great people. ...

Scotland: Standing with Stones

    Are you intrigued by the Standing Stones in Scotland? Recumbent stone circles? Paths of the sun? Have I got a film for you! It's called Standing with Stones, and covers England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland. What does archaology ha ...

Bide by the buff and the blue

    It's guid to be merry and wise, It's guid to be honest and true, It's guid to support Caledonia's cause, And bide by the buff and the blue! ~ Robert Burns

Celtic Connections Cruise with National Trust for Scotland

    If you’ve ever wondered why the Isle of Man’s triskelion flag bears such a striking resemblance to Brittany’s curling emblem, or why Galician pipes sound so similar to Scottish bagpipes, the National Trust for Scotland may ...

Skyfall: Glencoe’s licence to thrill

Staff from the National Trust for Scotland’s Glencoe property got a makeover today to recreate a scene from the latest Bond movie, Skyfall.   Glen Etive is one of the many locations set to shine on the big screen when Daniel Craig&r ...

Ghostly path at Glencoe

    The National Trust for Scotland is sharing a stunning new night-time image of Coire nan Lochan in Glencoe. A brooding sky sits over the summit, while a ghostly glowing trail leads down to the valley below.   Glencoe has a dar ...

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 ...

Cowalfest: Meet as strangers, leave as friends

Cowalfest has a knack of attracting extraordinary people who are fascinated by their area of interest and able to convey their wealth of knowledge in easy to understand and accessible language.   Join a Cowalfest walk or two, and you could meet for ...

All Scotland's Landscapes Matter

Fifty years on from a ground-breaking conference looking at Scotland’s landscapes, a follow up event is scheduled to consider the future for nation’s countryside.     In 1962, a ground-breaking conference considered the stat ...

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