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  1. (c) New Lanark World Heritage Site

    Why You Should Visit New Lanark World Heritage Site

    Love history? Love nature? Then how do you fancy visiting a glorious heritage village on the banks of the River Clyde, where you can walk by the river and through history? That’s exactly what New Lanark offers, not to mention exhibitions, a well stocked shop, an excellent café and a superb hotel. Read on for a chance to win family admission…

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  2. Paisley Abbey & Town Hall © John Cooper

    Paisley – A True Cultural Colossus

    Paisley for me has always been an unusual place. Unusual in a good way – as Scotland’s largest town has always felt more like a city. Ever since the days when I passed through as a wee boy – heading from Glasgow to the Firth of Clyde ferry ports – Paisley has felt vital and important. It came as no surprise to…

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  3. (c) Rob McDougall; www.RobMcDougall.com

    Foxlake Outdoor Festival 2017

    Love getting active outdoors? Love great music? Love top notch comedy? If it’s yes to all three then you will absolutely love East Lothian’s Foxlake Outdoor Festival. Last year’s inaugural event was hugely successful, and this year’s promises to be bigger and better than ever. In short Foxlake Adventures is Scotland’s first cable wakeboarding park. It also has the UK’s…

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  4. Competition: Foxlake Outdoor Festival

    This competition has now closed. Please keep an eye on our website for future competitions. Enter our great competition for a chance to WIN a pair of adult weekend tickets to the brilliant Foxlake Outdoor Festival 2017. Fancy a fun-filled family adventure in East Lothian? Then this two-day extravaganza of comedy, music and adrenaline sports is ideal for you. Over…

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  5. Dance Ihayami (c) Maria Falconer

    Winter Warmers at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

    Who loves a good story? Something cosy and interesting to warm the cockles at this time of year? Well we’ve got good news for you. The home of Scotland’s stories, the Scottish Storytelling Centre, begins its Winter Warmers season with a celebration of Scottish folk traditions with Play in a Day on Saturday 26 November. This is followed by a…

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  6. Pipe Band © Gordon Castle Highland Games and Country Fair

    Scotland’s Newest Highland Games

    Think Highland Games and you will probably conjure up images of castles, caber tossing and kilted marching pipe bands. What about lavish country fairs, boutique gins and BMX stunt riders? Thought not! Welcome to Gordon Castle Highland Games and Country Fair, the newest Highland Games in Scotland and definitely one of the most fun for visitors for all ages. Highland…

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  7. Loony Dook – World’s Craziest New Year Event in Photos

    These days Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is a world famous, multi-day fiesta that offers myriad events. None are more fun – and certainly none are more wacky – than the legendary Loony Dook. I live in South Queensferry so I have been to countless Loony Dooks, but each year I still have to do a double take when over a 1,000 hardy…

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  8. Hogmanay – The World’s Biggest New Year Party

    While most countries in the world celebrate New Year there is only one Hogmanay. For many Scots this pagan festival is more important than Christmas with parties all over the country, from the huge, world famous street party in Edinburgh right through to tiny villages where ancient traditions like ‘First Footing’ still hold sway in the modern world. History of…

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