Gordon Castle Estate, Fochabers, Speyside

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It was my privilege to visit Gordon Castle Estate and the Gordon Lennox family, under whose stewardship, the highland estate of some 450 acres, is a growing business. Gordon Castle has been remodeled as a unique, exclusive use venue, located outside the picturesque Highland town of Fochabers in … [Read more...]

Bygone Drives, Dulnain Bridge, Grantown-on-Spey

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Isobel Yule has taken her wedding car service and gone quite a few steps further, growing her business and attracting attention from all corners of the globe, welcoming, enthusiasts to Bygone Drives. Passionate about her collection of classic cars, amongst them, a 1952 Bentley R-Type, a Bentley … [Read more...]

Trike Tours Scotland

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GUEST POST, with thanks to Christine Henderson AND NOW, FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ... You've done the bus tour, visited the local sights with or without the aid of a guide, you may have even gone aerial to inspect the world from a different perspective but there is nothing to compare … [Read more...]

The Glenlivet, Speyside

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The Handlebards – Summer Shakespeare Tour

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Four guys, four bicycles….nothing unusual about that; add to the mix a Summer Tour of more than 70 destinations, learning and performing two Shakespearean plays, cycling 1500 miles and transporting a stage and props, all under pedal power…that’s when it starts to get interesting. The Handlebards … [Read more...]

Mouton Cadet’s Pitch perfect pairing at the Home of Golf

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This year’s Open Golf Championship has certainly been a game of mixed fortunes, presenting difficult and challenging conditions all round, in the face of which, some prospered and some fell, under typically intense Press scrutiny. With Mother Nature flexing her vast muscle, patience came to the fore … [Read more...]

Can you Escape, Edinburgh

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Not a typical billing for a Sunday morning; Operation Bald Eagle took our team of slightly sleepy Special Agents to ‘Can you Escape’, Edinburgh’s unique and challenging new team activity. Billed as a ‘Live Room Escape Experience’ it falls somewhere between The Crystal Maze and Krypton Factor, … [Read more...]

Gleann Mor Whisky Company host successful Whisky Presentation and Tasting at Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria

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Gleann Mor Whisky hit the Chinese market last Saturday night when the Edinburgh based bottler of rare whisky, hosted a tasting event for Visit Britain at Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria. The group of 25 Tour Operators, Travel Agents and Visit Britain officials arrived in Edinburgh on Friday as part … [Read more...]

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Edinburgh

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It would be surprising to me to find anyone who hadn’t heard of the Edinburgh Festival – thinking of course, of the Summer-long celebration of an internationally appealing array of events across the broad medium of dance, theatre, music, activity and general entertainment, which draws a global … [Read more...]

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Package with Signet Library Dinner

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It is no secret that I am an avid fan of the Edinburgh Tattoo, indeed there is already a Must Visit Scotland blog post, dating back two years. For the last few years however the spectacle seems to have grown both in popularity and stature, with fans returning year on year, expectations raised, … [Read more...]