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Travelling to Scotland by Sleeper Train

Travelling to Scotland by Sleeper Train

A wonderful way to maximise your time in Scotland is to travel overnight with the Caledonian Sleeper train.

Leaving London Euston station in the late evening and arriving at their Scottish destination early the following morning, the sleeper carriages make their way up to Edinburgh and Glasgow (on the Lowlander …


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Tips for Driving in Scotland in Winter

Tips for Driving in Scotland in Winter

Scotland's landscapes are glorious in winter and there's plenty to keep road-trippers entertained.

Outside the busy summer peak, you can enjoy visiting some of Scotland's top attractions in peace, and whilst it can be chilly, the crisp air often makes for particularly incredible and far-reaching views.

Preparation is key for …


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Scotland in Winter

Scotland in Winter

The main tourist season in Scotland is the summer (roughly May to September), but winter is becoming more and more popular with visitors.

Winter is a time of warmth and welcome in Scotland, but its also a time of fierce storms and unforgiving landscapes. Outdoors on a crisp, bright winter's …


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Scotland's Winter Fire Festivals

Scotland's Winter Fire Festivals

Winter is a time of warmth and welcome in Scotland, but it can also be a time of fierce storms and unforgiving landscapes.

Fire festivals have been a part of the local culture for millennia, and many of the modern celebrations have their roots in Celtic and Viking times.

Here's …


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Scotland's Christmas Markets

Scotland's Christmas Markets

Edinburgh

The king of Scottish Christmas markets, Edinburgh has endless lines of street food stalls, grotto bars, fairground rides and craft producers. The market takes place in Princes Street Gardens, George Street and along the Royal Mile.

As well as the main Christmas market, there is also the separate Out …


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Scotland's Best Beaches

Scotland's Best Beaches

It's not exaggeration to say that there are few beaches as special as those in Scotland.

On a wild day, with the wind in your hair, the salt in your mouth and the sound of the waves crashing into the shore, your senses come alive. On a calm summer's day, …


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