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Scotland’s Coastal Trail

Saturday 28th May 2011

The Coastal Trail is a journey through some of Scotland’s most unspoilt and picturesque coastline. Along the way you’ll find cliff tops and coves, beaches and bays and quaint little fishing villages. Many of these fishing villages feel as if you have stepped back in time. Each coastal town and village has its own maritime […]

The Marie Curie Zipslide and Treetop Challenge: 29 May 2011

Wednesday 25th May 2011

Go wild over this tree top adventure! If you’re itching to channel to your inner Tarzan and swing through the trees, you’ll go ape over this giant tree top obstacle course. Take part in this amazing outdoor adventure and raise money to help our Marie Curie Nurses continue caring for people with cancer and other […]

Edinburgh International Film Festival: 15 to 26 June 2011

Saturday 21st May 2011

This summer, Edinburgh International Film Festival celebrates its 65th year of bringing the best in film to Edinburgh. EIFF 2011 runs from 15 June to 26 June and will be bursting with great films, top guests and brilliant film events; there’s something for everyone this year. The EIFF 2011 programme launches 17 May with tickets […]

100% Quality Assured

Thursday 19th May 2011

How important is quality assurance these days? With detailed information and photos on websites, do we really still need an official ‘stamp of approval’? And what about TripAdvisor and the like, don’t they tell us more than any scheme? Very. Yes. No. These would be our answers, but we are very interested to hear your […]

Taste of Grampian: 4 June 2011

Wednesday 18th May 2011

Taste of Grampian, the one-day food and drink festival – a great day out for all the family. This popular annual event, which this year celebrates its 12th anniversary, allows visitors to discover and sample the wide range of high quality food and drink products from Grampian in the north east of Scotland. Local producers […]

RSPB ‘Date with Nature’ Events: 8 June and 10 July 2011

Sunday 15th May 2011

The RSPB are organising two seabird cruises in the Firth of Forth as part of their ‘Date with Nature’ events. The Maid of the Forth will be sailing at 6.30pm on Wednesday the 8th of June and again at 9am on Sunday the 10th of July from Hawes Pier in South Queensferry. This yearly event […]

Angus Glens Walking Festival 2011: 2 to 5 June 2011

Tuesday 10th May 2011

Now in its ninth year the Angus Glens Walking Festival will run from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June 2011. The programme provides the opportunity to experience the panoramic views of the Angus Glens and fabulous walks along the coastline. It includes a diverse range of walks – from all-abilities through country parks to extremely […]

The Marie Curie Whole Hog Challenge, Balfron: 21 May 2011

Sunday 8th May 2011

Go hog wild for adventure in the Scottish countryside! Climb up waterfalls, scramble through mud and test your endurance in this unforgettable challenge. Take part in the third Whole Hog Challenge in Balfron and raise money to help our Marie Curie Nurses continue caring for people with cancer and other terminal illnesses. The six mile […]

Portsoy Folk Festival: 27 to 29 May 2011

Tuesday 3rd May 2011

Bringing tradition back to the future. The Portsoy Folk Festival presents a weekend of concerts, sessions, and workshops in the beautiful village of Portsoy on the Banffshire Coast. From informal jam sessions to grand concerts, there is sure to be a venue that suits the musician within you.

Islay Festival of Malt and Music 2011: 20 to 29 May 2011

Saturday 30th Apr 2011

The Islay Festival has been running since the mid 1980’s, and is dedicated to promoting Gaelic and Scottish culture and music to locals and visitors alike. The Festival is held in the last week of May every year, with ceilidhs, dances, recitals, children’s workshops; there is something for everyone. For the last number of years […]