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February 16, 2020

Glasgow Foodie Finds: Cafe Source

      Note: Sad to report that Cafe Source at Saint Andrew's in the Square ceased operation at the end of January 2020 as the building has been put up for sale by their landlord and they were asked...

Grab Christmas by the antlers

    Edinburgh children Chloe Brown, Hannah Law, Euan and Luke Stevenson, Poppy and Lilly Duffy, and Rory Willis grabbed Christmas by the antlers today as they launched the National Trust for Scotland’s festive programme at Gladstone’s ...

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 ...

History, Legend Meet in Art: The Kelpies

    Art, engineering, history, legend -- The Kelpies have connection to all these things, and a few more. But wait, you may be thinking, what are The Kelpies anyway? Works of art, works of engineering, a new feature in the landscape in t ...

Dumbarton Castle showcases 1,000 years of history this summer

Ten centuries of Scottish history will be brought to life as part of a brand new event taking place next month.   Over the course of a weekend, Rock of Ages is set to transform Dumbarton Castle Rock and Pier Park below into a real life timeline, cha ...

Edinburgh International Harp Festival

Harps were among the earliest instruments played by people in Scotland. In varied forms, they remain a vibrant part of Scotland's music, thanks in no small part to The Clarsach Society. This year, as the Society presents the 34th edition of the Edinburgh I ...

Leading 18th century Scottish artist celebrated in new exhibition

    An exhibition which will showcase a collection of artworks by one of Scotland’s greatest 18th century artists, Allan Ramsay, is set to open in the North East.   The Allan Ramsay – Master Draughtsman exhibition, which opens to ...

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 ...

Want to Learn More about Robert Burns?

    Sunday, January 25 is Burns Night, which celebrates the life and works of the legendary Scottish poet, Robert Burns.  Yes, the National Poet of Scotland has his own holiday. Burns Night is much more than the same old stanzas and rh ...

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