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Stay a while in Mid Argyll!

Monday 16th Jan 2012

Craobh Mid Argyll is a beautiful and often-overlooked area of Scotland well worth visiting.  Because most people head to Oban and north towards Skye, or to Lochgilphead and south to the Mull of Kintyre, it is a quiet and almost hidden gem.  And yet it contains walks, wildlife, and the ancient seat of the Kingdom […]

Rooms with a View: Coastal Cottages in Scotland

Thursday 5th Jan 2012

  ‘For whatever we lose (like a you or a me) It’s always ourself we find in the sea.’ ~ E. E Cummings There is something so soothing about being by the sea.  The dragging inhale and rolling exhale of the waves, (and that suspended pause between the two), the blues and greys that colour […]

Embrace 2012 with EmbraceScotland!

Tuesday 27th Dec 2011

As one year draws to a close and the new year steps towards us, are you wondering where 2012 will take you?   Why not start planning your next break? You can go straight to the Scottish holiday you’ve been dreaming of or find inspiration with our homepage holiday ideas.  Just imagine… a winter weekend […]

Poll – What is your favourite Scottish holiday destination?

Thursday 14th Jul 2011

We’re turning today’s blog over to you. We want to know what you think – what are the top holiday destinations in Scotland? Where are you desperate to visit? Leave us a comment below with your answers and we’ll compile your top 3!

Aberdeen International Youth Festival: Wednesday July 27 to Saturday August 6

Saturday 25th Jun 2011

Aberdeen International Youth Festival is recognised as one of the leading youth arts events held anywhere in the world. Now in its 39th year, this celebratory multi-arts event provides a 10 day whirlwind of shows that include classical music, dance, jazz and theatre. There are also a number of workshops and master-classes available that run […]

The Tall Ships Races Lerwick: 21st to 24th July 2011

Tuesday 21st Jun 2011

Lerwick, in the Shetland Islands, looks forward to welcoming the fleet of The Tall Ships Races 2011. Shetland is world renowned for its hospitality, its excellent music and its maritime heritage, making Lerwick a first-class port for The Tall Ships Races. Over four days from the 21st to the 24th of July 2011, crews, locals […]


Friday 17th Jun 2011

The Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, now in its 33rd year, is the UK’s longest running jazz festival offers a diverse and exciting range of jazz and blues with over 90 shows in the City’s concert halls, clubs, bars, churches, streets and tents! With a range of special offers, free events and tickets from only […]

Hebridean Celtic Festival 13 – 16 July 2011

Monday 13th Jun 2011

Hebridean Celtic Festival is simply one of the most amazing festivals set against the unique cultural backdrop of the Hebrides. The 16th edition of the island’s flagship event is set to take us on another musical voyage of discovery, with supershows in the main arena, intimate concerts in the island’s art centre, community events around […]

Embrace Scotland Competition: Win £250 Towards a Scottish Self-Catering Holiday Cottage

Wednesday 8th Jun 2011

A self-catering holiday really is the perfect way to experience the freedom of the real Scotland. This is your chance to win £250 towards a holiday in any of the properties on EmbraceScotland by simply becoming and staying a subscriber to the EmbraceScotland E-Newsletter. Your own home, your own choices, your own time. Go where […]

JLS and Olly Murs Concert at Ross County Football Club: 2 July 2011

Saturday 4th Jun 2011

Ross County’s phone lines have been red hot since it was revealed chart-toppers JLS and Olly Murs will play at the Dingwall club’s Victoria Park stadium this summer. Ross County are delighted to have been able to attract two top name acts, which are in great demand and regularly sell out venues around the country, […]