Scotland News and Events

Below you will find a selection of latest articles and news about Scotland, including the Highlands, Islands and Scottish Borders. From time to time we will also include information about interesting key Scottish events that should be of interest to visitors.

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28th November 2017

Whisky Production Returns to the Clyde.

For the first time in more than a century a new distillery will open its doors on the banks of the River Clyde. Clydeside Distillery will be housed next to the Riverside Museum in the Pump House, part of the former Queen’s Dock.

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15th July 2017

Half Price Entry to Scottish RSPB Reserves.

The RSPB has brought out a great offer for families to enjoy half price entry to three of their reserves in Scotland. This offer comes just in time for the summer holidays and gives the whole family a chance to do something different for a day.

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16th January 2017

Scotland in top ten countries to visit.

The Rough Guide travel company has included Scotland on its list of top ten countries to visit in 2017. The country was ranked second on the list after India and just ahead of Canada and Uganda.

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6th September 2016

Success for the 2016 Edinburgh Book Festival.

The Edinburgh book festival closed after having one of its more successful years, with visitor numbers up by around almost 3%. Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh saw 230,000 visitors in August, a rise of 5,000 giving rise to the busiest festivals ever.

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12th March 2016

Golf Tourism launches Pennines Golf Trail

If you were asked to name famous Golf Courses in the UK, Gleneagles could be a name that springs to mind, but would you think of the Pennines as having a golf course? Probably not but that is all about to change because my dear golfing companions The Pennines Golf Trail has come into being to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Pennine Way.

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10th March 2016

Giant Scots Rabbit Finds Happy New Home

It's not as if rabbits are uncommon but big rabbits certainly make the headlines, they even become movie stars, remember the Jimmy Stuart black and white movie classic, Harvey the ten-foot rabbit!

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19th October 2015

Good Food Show Comes to Scotland

From the 6th to the 8th November, your taste buds will be tingling, your mouth will be watering and your nose will not know which way to go first.  It's the BBC Good Food Show and it's at the SECC, Glasgow.

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8th August 2015

Kilmartin Museum One Step Closer to its Goal

Thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund Kilmartin Museum is closer to getting its multi million pound facelift. The Museum in Argyle in Scotland is home to some of the oldest pieces of history, artefacts dating back as far as 3500BC.  The Heritage Lottery Fund has approved the Museums proposal for a 3.1 million grant, step one achieved.  The Museum was also awarded anther £400,000 to carry out other projects.

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