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The Jacobites


From the founding of the Jacobites to the final battle at Culloden - here we have summarised the most important events of the Jacobites.

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Scottish Bagpipes


Until the end of the 17th Century the harp was the most favoured instrument in Scotland when it was quickly superseded by the love for the bagpipes. How did the bagpipe become popular?

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Puffins in Scotland


Every year between April and August around 580,000 breeding pairs arrive in Great Britain. Near Scotland’s capitol Edinburgh, you can find Great Britain’s third largest Puffin colony in the middle of the Firth of Forth, on the historically significant Isle of May.

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On the hills of Edinburgh


Why Edinburgh was nicknamed "Athens of the North" and "Edinburgh built on seven hills".

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St Andrews - Patron saint of Scotland and an amazing town in Fife


St Andrews is a beautiful and at the same time very important place in Scotland. It is located on Scotland's east coast north of the Firth of Forth in the Kingdom of Fife region and is best known for its university, golf and, of course, Scotland's national saint, Saint…

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Hogmanay is one of the most important and biggest Scottish holidays and is celebrated from 31 December to 1 January. However, the Scottish New Year is celebrated quite differently than in many other countries around the world.

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Robert the Bruce


Who was the real man behind the story of 'Outlaw King', played by Chris Pine?

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Isle of Skye and the world's most beautiful landslides


In the north of the Isle of Skye in Scotland, on a peninsula called Trotternish, the largest landslides in the British Isles occurred. The result was a landscape of majestic beauty that is hard to beat.

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Scotland - the land of castles & palaces


There were well over 2,000 castles in Scotland. What would Scotland's landscapes be without the multitude of fascinating ruins and well-preserved and recreated castles?

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Whales and Dolphins in Scotland


A total of 28 different species of whales and dolphins have already been seen on the British coast. Some of these have only been sighted a few times, while others can be observed more regularly.

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Scottish Gaelic


Scottish Gaelic was dominant in Scotland until the 11th century. The prevalence of Gaelic can be seen in the many place names around Scotland, especially in the Highlands. Currently, Gaelic is being revived and going through a renaissance.

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World Whisky Day


World Whisky Day is an open invitation to raise a dram and celebrate the “water of life“. For all the novices out there, we have put together some of the most important facts and information.

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National Golf Day


National Golf Day is set aside to mark the “official” start of the more golfer friendly season. This day is significant and honoured especially in Scotland, the Home of Golf.

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Battle of Culloden


On this day 275 years ago, the deciding battle between the Jacobites and the English troops took place. The many fallen Jacobites are remembered on the Culloden Moor by commemorative stones on which the names of the Clans are engraved. Every Saturday before April 16th,…

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Stone circles in Scotland


The Equinox and Stone Circles – What’s the connection?

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350 years Rob Roy


This week we’d like to dedicate an article to a man of legend, known as the Scottish "Robin Hood", who has lent his name to our Tour Company for over 20 years, Rob Roy. He was born 350 years ago exactly to the date March 7th 1671.

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Romantic Scotland


Romance only on Valentine’s Day? A little romance throughout the year never hurt anyone, especially when visiting Scotland’s most romantic spots. What could be more romantic than an evening in the Highlands when the sky magically transforms itself, displaying shades of…

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Winter in Scotland


Winter in Scotland- this means crackling fires, icy landscapes, culture, music and dance or cosy afternoons in pubs, with a delicious whisky to keep you warm inside. If you are really lucky, you may just catch a glimpse of the famous Northern Lights!

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