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10 Reasons to Make Scotland Your New Year’s Resolution

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Written by Catriona Stevenson Happy New Year 2016! All the gang at Slainte Scotland hope that you have a wonderful year of love, health and prosperity and if you are looking at making some New Year’s Resolutions, here are 10 reasons why I believe Scotland should be on your list. Now I have left a…

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Culzean Castle in Ayrshire

Scotland in Pictures & Videos

Written by Helmut Watterott Some pictures and information about Culzean Castle on the West Coast of Scotland in Ayrshire. Culzean Castle is situated near Maybole, Carrick, on the Ayrshire coast of Scotland. It is the former home of the Marquess of Ailsa, the chief of Clan Kennedy (not related to the Kennedy family in the…

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Stumbling on Outlander Filming

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Written by Catriona Stevenson Right so, it has taken me nearly a week to post this but here we go…last week not only did I have the privilege of meeting Diana Gabaldon, the author of the Outlander series at Stirling Castle, but during our Outlander tours last week, we stumbled upon filming for series 2. Phew!…

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Another Great Mountain Event Added to the Highlands Yearly Calendar

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Written by Helmut Watterott According to the BBC the Salomon Glen Coe Skyline has been added to 2016 Skyrunner World Series. This is more great news for Scotland, Scottish Tourism and branding Scotland as an action, adventure and outdoor destination. BBC Article HERE Skyrunning Website HERE Glen Coe Skyline Website “The Salomon Glen Coe Skyline(TM) follows in the…

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Blackness Friday

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Written by Slainte Scotland Tomorrow, Friday the 27th of November is Black Friday. We thought that we would get in on the act and add a special offer of our own…just naming ours after one of our favourite Outlander Filming locations. So for tomorrow and tomorrow only, we are offering a 25% discount on ALL…

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Outlander Tartan Had Its Own Tartan Made

Did You Know?

Written by Helmut Watterott Did you know Outlander had its own tartan designed and made? Here is a quick video on how it was made. The below video was found on Youtube. It briefly describes the process of making the Outlander tartan specifically for the show. They are even registered with the Tartan Register and…

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An Evening with Diana Gabaldon and Neil Oliver

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Written by Catriona Stevenson I was so lucky to have had the opportunity to attend the “Evening with Diana Galbadon and Neil Oliver” event at Stirling Castle on Monday night (23rd November 2015) and I managed to get a few snap shots and had my book signed by the lovely Diana herself.   I thought that…

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Tours of Scotland in Multiple Languages

Written by Helmut Watterott We offer Scottish tours in multiple languages. Our tours can be hosted in German, French, Italian and Dutch/Flemish. We also have access to more languages so please do not hesitate to ask. We believe it is important to relax and enjoy your tour with us without having to concentrate or try…

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The Skye Boat Song

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Written by Catriona Stevenson Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing, Onward! the sailors cry; Carry the lad that’s born to be King Over the sea to Skye. Now on our tours, we often have our guests advise us how amazing the theme tune for Outlander is. Now this is true and Bear…

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Outlander Filming and the Mud

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We are now well and truly into the winter season, this obviously means that when you join us on our tours, you need to make sure you wrap up warm and bring waterproof clothing including wellies if you have them.  Don’t let this put you off visiting Scotland though as you are guaranteed to miss…

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