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7 Things To Do in South Scotland This Spring (2024)

Discover the south of Scotland; rich in history and culture, and earning a well-deserved spot on Lonely Planet's prestigious Best in Travel 2023 list. Made up of the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway, this picturesque region beckons with an array of thrilling events, activities, and sights waiting to be discovered. This spring there are many fun festivals and events celebrating the arrival of warm weather, Easter, and Scottish traditions. Here are eight things to do in South Scotland this spring! 1) Hawick Reivers Festival Date: 22-24 March The Hawick Reivers Festival will take you back in time to the mid sixteenth century when the Borderlands were rife with constant feuding and reiving was a means of survival. The festival aims to...

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8 Edinburgh Events Not To Miss In 2024

Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital city and one of the worlds leading travel destinations. Built on seven hills and steeped in history and modern charm, you will never get tired of exploring the narrow streets of the Old Town or elegant Georgian New Town. It’s a city where you can visit a castle that sits on top of an extinct volcano, and immerse yourself in hearty Scottish food and culture. If you’re planning a visit to Edinburgh this year, here are eight exciting events taking place throughout the year. From whisky events to ancient Celtic festivals- there is something for everyone! The Beltane and Samhuinn Fire Festivals The Beltane Fire Festival takes place on the April 30 on the top of...

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4 Must-Visit Places to See in Scotland in 2024

Scotland is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations for a number of reasons that include ancient castles, charming villages, friendly people and haggis, neeps and tatties! It’s a place where you can see some of the most iconic sites in the world – Edinburgh Castle, Loch Ness, and the Scottish Highlands to name but a few. If you’re planning to visit Scotland this year, here are four must-visit places we think you should include in your itinerary in 2024. 1) Scottish Borders The Scottish Borders, steeped in historical significance, served as a crucial route for soldiers traveling between Edinburgh and London. As a result, this thoroughfare has witnessed numerous skirmishes. Nestled amidst the Scottish Borders are picturesque landscapes of...

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5 Things To Do In Edinburgh This December

  Though the days are darker and the nights are longer, Edinburgh is a city that comes to life during December. It's one of the best cities in the world to celebrate the festive season- brimming with sparkling lights and fun activities, not to mention the bustling pubs where you can coorie in and enjoy a Christmas beverage! Here are five fun things to do in Edinburgh in December that we know will make you fall in love with winter in the city. 5 Things to do in Edinburgh in December View this post on Instagram A post shared by Anastasia | Edinburgh 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 (@edinburghinmyheart) 1. Go ice skating View this post on Instagram A post shared by Marinda Monteiro...

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Haunted Scotland: The Ghost of The Green Lady at Crathes Castle

 Did you know Scotland is one of the most haunted countries in the world? It's home to a plethora of spooky spirits- and for Halloween we're sharing a tale of one of our favourite ghost stories. If you find yourself at Crathes Castle in Aberdeenshire, you may just come across it's resident ghost, the Green Lady! The Green Lady is a renowned ghost at Crathes Castle, located near Banchory in Aberdeenshire.  She has been witnessed by numerous people over the years and was apparently sighted by none other than Queen Victoria.  She often appears in one of the rooms in the castle by the fireplace, wearing a green dress and holding a baby in her arms. She sometimes appears...

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