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7th Feb 2018

​How To Be Quintessentially Scottish When Up North

How To Be Quintessentially Scottish When Up NorthEvery country has its own traditions, and Scotland certainly isn’t exempt from that. Whether you’re visiting the stunning city of Edinburgh, or perhaps taking a trek up to the Highlands themselves, we always recommend taking on classic Scottish traditions to make the trip up north a memorable one. Scots are proud of their origins - though some are more popular than others! Therefore, it’s always a good idea to celebrate their traditions in style when visiting the northern-most part of the UK. Pack your kilt, renew your EHIC, and join in with these Scottish traditions!Participate In Highland GamesThese aren’t exactly the Olympics; however the Scots certainly treat them like they are! Running from spring to late autumn, the Highland Games can …

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Posted by Jake Ridley on 5th Dec 2017

​5 Scottish Destinations That Have Gone Under The Tourism Radar

Scotland is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, but with so many tourists bustling towards the major cities and tourist hotspots, there are a number of tourists who are looking for destinations that are somewhat quieter, and under the radar. So, once you’ve filled out your EHIC form and packed for your trip, make sure to visit one of the top 5 Scottish destinations that have gone under the radar from our list!Corryvreckan WhirlpoolWhile this is more of a day-trip on a boat destination than an actual city to explore, the Corryvreckan Whirlpool is a truly exciting and visually pleasing wonder to enjoy. There are a great number of specialist boat tours for visitors to enjoy to see this natural phenomenon. Located between the Isles of Jura and Scarba, this fantastic whirlpool …

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11th May 2017

​The Best Places For Beginners To Surf In Scotland

The Best Places For Beginners To Surf In ScotlandIt’s not difficult to understand why so many people are drawn to surfing. The very idea of puttingcaution to the wind and letting the mighty ocean show you its power and majesty is as romantic as itcan get when it comes to sport! While surfing is easily accessible for anyone living near the coast, ithas to be said that there are several other factors that need to be considered when you’re a surfingbeginner. While you may be mentally prepared to ride a Pipeline or massive Mavericks, it is soimportant to take the time to practice your skills and become better acquainted with the water first.If you are based in Scotland and are looking for the best places to practice your surfing skills, thencheck out the following beaches that will be simply p …

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Posted by Scottish Lion Import Shop on 24th Mar 2017

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Posted by Scottish Lion Import Shop on 26th Feb 2017

Blazin' Fiddles - Perthshire Amber Festival, 30th October 2012

Published on Feb 21, 2013Taken from the live Webcast, here's the full concert set by Blazin' Fiddles from the Perthshire Amber Festival, curated by and featuring the great Dougie MacLean. Thanks to Butterstone Studios for the