For the first time ever, the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships will bring together all road, track, BMX, indoor, mountain bike and para-cycling world championships disciplines into one mega event. The world’s greatest riders will compete head-to-head for coveted rainbow jerseys in 13 individual championships, making it the biggest cycling event ever. Discover the captivating… Continue reading 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships in Scotland, August 2023
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Scotland tours 2023
Discover the captivating beauty of Scotland and explore its most beloved attractions with a guided tour. Visit all the highlights you can in just one day ! From Lallybroch ( Outlander ) to Eilean Donan Castle ( James Bond film – the World is not enough ) Scotland has many amazing sights to explore .… Continue reading Scotland tours 2023
Glenturret Distillery adds fine dining at Lalique
Glenturret is famous as the oldest working whisky-producing site in Scotland. Not only does it offer a fantastic distillery it’s also recently become home to the gorgeous Glenturret Lalique Restaurant. Another great reason to book your Glenturret Distillery tour now . Book online. The new fine dining restaurant was only open for seven months before… Continue reading Glenturret Distillery adds fine dining at Lalique
where is Craigh na dun ?
Craigh na Dun The mystical and enchanting spot where Claire and Frank first come across the standing stones that soon after were to propel Claire back in time. They have been an ever-present since, including in Season 4 . No standing stones actually exist here but I think they are based on a combination of … Continue reading where is Craigh na dun ?
Historic Mary Queen of Scots documents found at Museum of Edinburgh
Some important documents signed by Mary Queen of Scots have just been found at Museum of Edinburgh . They were gifted to the museum in 1920 and then ‘lost’ until recent work by curators to inventory and restore them. They are handwritten, dated numbered and signed and reveal some interesting facts about Edinburgh in the… Continue reading Historic Mary Queen of Scots documents found at Museum of Edinburgh
The Outlander effect continues to boost tourist numbers
The “Outlander effect” continues , telling us what we already know , that Outlander has provided a major boost to the economy in Scotland . Visitor numbers to Scotland’s attractions increased for the fifth year in a row. Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh The two top sites – the National Museum of Scotland… Continue reading The Outlander effect continues to boost tourist numbers
Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours
Our Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours feature a visit to two Outlander castles – Midhope Castle ( Lallybroch ) and Doune Castle ( Castle Leoch ) – plus a tour of Deanston Distillery , producer of Highland malt whisky . private tour Midhope Castle ( Lallybroch ) Doune Castle ( Castle Leoch ) Deanston… Continue reading Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours
Eilean Donan Castle tours bookings
Private tours of Eilean Donan Castle and the Highlands from Edinburgh including a visit to Glencoe and Buachaille Etive Mor . Your guide will take you to the best spots for taking pictures of the beautiful scenery of Glencoe and the Highlands . This tour starts at 10 am and costs £425 . Book your tour now… Continue reading Eilean Donan Castle tours bookings
will there be an “Outlaw King” effect in Scotland ?
At Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Scotland’s tragic Mary, Queen of Scots, the volunteer guides and workers are preparing for a tourist surge. This 15th-century palace, a bulwark of the Stuart dynasty, is astonishingly well preserved and already draws visitors who walk among its stone halls and ramparts and admire its little loch. Outlaw King… Continue reading will there be an “Outlaw King” effect in Scotland ?
Whisky and castles day tours bookings
Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of Scotland’s amazing castles and whisky distilleries ? Two ancient Scottish castles and two distilleries feature in this tour – Stirling Castle Doune Castle Deanston Highland Malt Distillery Glenturret Distillery Doune Castle featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail , Game of Thrones… Continue reading Whisky and castles day tours bookings