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Jazz up your February in the Kingdom of Fife

Saturday 21st Jan 2012

The Kingdom of Fife, tucked into Scotland’s east coast, is a scenic, historic area with ancient towns,  picturesque fishing villages, fantastic golf courses and award-winning beaches – the perfect place for a relaxing holiday.    If you’re thinking about a February break in Fife, here are some events and activities to jazz up your days. […]

January in Scotland’s Islands

Friday 23rd Dec 2011

‘There are few parts of the world which possess such magic and mystery as the seas around Scotland…It is a serene yet chaotic landscape in which every isle has a distinct personality.  Each is an individual entity with differences so remarkable that the mere crossing of a short stretch of water can be like visiting […]

Up Helly Aa: 31st January 2012

Tuesday 6th Dec 2011

Recently voted in Wanderlust Magazine’s top 10 alternative winter festivals, Shetland’s Up Helly Aa is Europe’s largest fire festival. Held in Lerwick every year on the last Tuesday of January, it’s a celebration of Shetland’s history and has been a tradition since the 1880s. Up Helly Aa involves ‘guizers’ (dressed up as Vikings) taking part […]

December in the Scottish Highlands and Skye

Tuesday 22nd Nov 2011

Majestic mountains, captivating coastline, atmospheric lochs and glens… the Highlands and Skye cover an area of outstanding beauty. With the highest mountains and the deepest inland waters in the UK, you can expect awe-inspiring landscapes and plenty of open space. Here’s just a taster of what’s in store if you head to the Highlands and […]

St Andrew’s Day: 30th November

Saturday 5th Nov 2011

Embrace Scotland’s national day on 30th November – St Andrew’s Day. St Andrew’s Day is a great time to celebrate Scotland’s history and culture. Why not spend the weekend visiting some of Scotland’s most historic sites and top attractions – for free! Historic Scotland are giving visitors a ‘Pass to the Past’ for the 26th […]

Glasgow’s Whisky Festival: 19th November

Saturday 29th Oct 2011

Embrace Scotland’s national drink in its largest city at Glasgow’s Whisky Festival. Held at The Arches on Argyle Street from 1pm to 5pm on Saturday 19th November, Glasgow’s Whisky Festival gives you the chance to sample Scotland’s best drams as well as whiskies from across the world. There will be over 40 stands with a […]

November in Argyll and Stirlingshire: These Heartlands of Scotland

Thursday 20th Oct 2011

‘From Kintyre to Killin and Tobermory to Tillicoultry, an open invitation awaits you in these heartlands of Scotland’. ~ Sir Walter Scott, ‘The Lady of the Lake’ Why not explore Argyll and Stirlingshire this November? From the rugged coast to the stunning Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, the ‘heartlands of Scotland’ is an area […]

The Enchanted Forest: 7th – 29th October

Monday 17th Oct 2011

Light up your autumn in the most spectacular way at The Enchanted Forest – Scotland’s premier light and sound show. Held in the new venue of The Explorer’s Garden, Pitlochry, The Enchanted Forest is a must-see event, winning Scotland’s Top Event Award at the 2011 Scottish Event Awards. Experience the outdoors at night like never […]

Scotland’s Boat Show 2011: 14th – 16th October

Thursday 6th Oct 2011

For boats, bagpipes and a bit of Bond, visit Scotland’s Boat Show 2011. Celebrating its 25th year, this year’s Boat Show will be its biggest ever with the appearance of ‘Quantum of Solace’, the 43′ Sunseeker Superhawk from the James Bond film of the same name. ‘Quantum of Solace’ will be displayed on shore next […]

Callander Jazz and Blues Festival 2011: 30th Sep – 2nd Oct

Wednesday 28th Sep 2011

Dance your blues away at the Callandar Jazz and Blues Festival 2011, one of the largest rural music festivals in Scotland. Callandar, near Stirling, is on the edge of the stunning Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, so you can you enjoy a long weekend of fantastic jazz and blues, with the beautiful backdrop of […]