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  1. Ben Lomond Walk (c) Robin McKelvie

    7 Things You Must Do This Summer in Scotland

    Summer is here folks so forget about  hibernating! Summer is the best time – with its warmer temperatures and gloriously long nights – for getting active in the great outdoors and exploring our beautiful country. As a native Scot and travel writer, I have scoured the length and breadth of Scotland. I’d like to share some of the fruits of my…

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  2. Easting Beach, Unst (c) Robin McKelvie

    Top 5 Remote Scottish Beaches

    As a travel writer I’ve been lucky enough to travel to more than 100 countries. Indeed I am writing this blog for you on board an Etihad flight to Australia. A few weeks of the best that Australia has to offer beckon, but I can say now with a high degree of certainty that I won’t find any better beaches…

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  3. Sands of Morar Sunset over Eigg and Rum © Robin McKelvie

    7 Scottish Beaches to Make You Scream Wow!

    When it comes to the world’s best beaches most people start to think of the Caribbean and Asia. What about Scotland though? As a travel writer I have been to over 100 countries and seriously reckon that Scotland boasts the most spectacular range of beaches anywhere on the planet. Don’t believe me? Then take a look at the following photos,…

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  4. Elie and Elie Beach © Robin McKelvie

    Elie – An Ideal Base for Exploring Fife’s East Neuk

    I’ve long been a fan of the seriously underrated East Neuk of Fife. This scenic corner of the Scotland, which is awash with golden sandy beaches, golf courses and trim wee fishing villages, often gets overlooked by visitors making a beeline for the Highlands or Scots focusing on St Andrews. The East Neuk for me makes for a brilliant wee…

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  5. Cycle over the legendary Bealach na Ba

    11 Amazing Images to Make you Want to go to Scotland

    As a travel writer I have been lucky enough to visit over 100 countries. As a proud Scot I am also happy to report that none, for me, boasts as dramatic a sweep of scenery as my homeland. Maybe I’m a little biased, but consider for a second that Scotland boasts over 10% of Europe’s coastline, over 800 islands and…

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  6. #ScotBeaches Week – 9 Great Scottish Beach Escapes

    I’ve been to over 100 countries as a travel writer, but not seen any that beat Scotland. For #ScotBeaches week I’d like to point your spades in the direction of some of my favourite spots in Scotland – whole islands, wee escapes and just great single beaches too. Colonsay – This Inner Hebridean island is home to a string of…

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  7. #ScotSummer

    There was so many of you on Facebook, Twitter and Google + who took part in our #ScotSummer themeweek, we wanted to share some of the amazing pictures shared. Thanks to everyone on twitter for all these images and for making #Scotsummer so great! [View the story “#ScotSummer” on Storify] Looking for travel info on the go? Check out our…

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  8. Scarista Beach, Harris © Robin McKelvie

    Scotland in view – ScotBeaches

    We asked you to share some of your best photos of Scottish Beaches on our Facebook for #ScotBeaches week and you delivered. A Massive thanks to those who sent in their images from their travels all over Scotland. We have included your names in the caption around the photo for your claim to fame for your photo. Here is some…

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  9. Top 10 Scottish Islands for Beaches

    In honour of #ScotBeaches week we have compiled a list of our top 10 Scottish Islands for beaches. We have travelled the length and the breadth of the country to visit and discover some great beaches so we could create this great top 10 list for you.   1. Harris and Lewis – Strictly speaking one island, these two famous…

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  10. Top 10 Beaches in Scotland

    1. Hollywood Calling – Arisaig Beaches A rich necklace of pure white sand strings itself around the wild northwest coastline between Arisaig and Morar. Stretching from the Back of Keppoch north to the mouth of the River Morar these beaches offer epic views and sunsets out over the Small Isles of Eigg and Rum and on to the granddaddy of…

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  11. Beaches, Museums and Lobster – Travel Around East Lothian, Scotland’s Sunniest Region

    It may only be a short drive east of Edinburgh, but I think that the Scottish region of East Lothian is one of the most criminally unexplored corners of the country. You also have to love travelling around here as it is the sunniest region in Scotland! East Lothian may not attract the tourist crowds that flock to the nearby capital,…

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