Pinto, Shandwick Place, Edinburgh

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The sombreros had another airing at the weekend for a return visit to central Scotland’s answer to a Mexican Fiesta. I was delighted to see another Pinto opening in Edinburgh, following their launch in Scotland’s capital at Lothian Road. Shandwick Place opened some months ago and, in the heart of … [Read more...]

East Links Family Park, Dunbar

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As it has grown in size, so has the loyal following of visitors to East Links Family Park in East Lothian. A relaxed, friendly visit, perfect for families, East Links is home to a growing brood of farm animals; sheep, cows, highland cattle, goats, deer, pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs; the list goes on; … [Read more...]

AC Gliders, Forres

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Following a heavy day behind a PC screen, it was refreshing to breathe some invigorating country air and experience a relatively new trend within Scotland – that of Segway. AC Gliders in Forres offer unique Segway PT Tours around the beautiful countryside and private land where they are based in … [Read more...]

Pocketful Kids, Eyemouth

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A successful first week, exceeding expectations, proves that the demand and even necessity exists, for Eyemouth’s newest business addition; already demonstrating to have been a wise move for owners Sophie and Kerry. PocketFul Kids provides daily fun activity and creative workshops for children of … [Read more...]

The Girls’ Day Out Show 2011, Glasgow

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A “Girls Day Out”.....shopping, lunch, beauty treatments, chatter and ample champagne perhaps? Imagine all of the stereotypical traits of a great GDO rolled into one and there you have it – the “Girls Day Out 2011” at the SECC Glasgow. Offering the added attraction of all being under one roof, … [Read more...]

Smarty Art, Grantown-on-Spey

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With a website advertising “a morning or afternoon out”, I was a little surprised upon checking my watch to discover that over 4 hours had passed since I had barely raised my head last! Smarty Art is a charming little ceramic craft workshop in the Morayshire town of Grantown-on-Spey; a colourful … [Read more...]

Dunbar Leisure Pool, Dunbar

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Categorically a leisure pool, Dunbar accommodates one of the area’s best entertainment pools, offering free entry for children between specified hours during the school summer holidays and an abundance of free parking. Not for those wishing to put in some lengths, the leisure pool offers a wave … [Read more...]