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Explore the Splendor of the Dawyck Botanical Garden

Just southwest of the town of Peebles, in Scotland, awaits the world’s most spectacular arboreta. As the breathtaking blankets of daffodils and snowdrops give way to summer and its wondrous beds of rhododendrons and azaleas, the earth is getting ready to shower the Dawyck Botanical Garden with an explosive display of warmth, as the garden turns to red and orange for autumn. And amidst the magnificence of color and fragrance, stands a vast range of trees that have growing in the garden for more than three hundred years.

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Glasgow River Festival Excitement for All

The Glasgow River Festival is a highlight on the family-oriented social events calendar of Scotland’s largest city. Taking place from 19 to 20 July 2008, the Glasgow River Festival offers a host of activities that will keep the entire family busy and entertained during this fun-filled weekend. The opening ceremony of the Glasgow River Festival takes place on the Saturday at 11am, featuring the Loth Lorien schooner sailing up the River Clyde and berthing at the festival site by the Millennium Square.

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Travel Back in Time With the Alford Valley Railway

The expanding British railway network reached the town of Alford in 1859, and as it had for many small towns and villages in the country, the railway brought hope, expansion and prosperity. Cuts to the British railways in 1965, led to the Alford Valley Railway being closed down in 1966. With the closure, came the end of an era, and the railway lay dormant in Alford for many years. But a group of volunteers were patiently biding their time, to breathe new life into the railway and to transform it into an interactive exhibit and historical attraction in Scotland.

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Tarbert Seafood Festival – Fun for the Whole Family

On the west coast of beautiful Scotland lies the small and peaceful town of Tarbert. Visitors often lose themselves in the tranquility of the breathtaking bay and the hospitality of the friendly locals. But as with most tiny villages in Scotland, it might be quiet and subdued throughout the year but when a festival comes around the town erupts in celebration, fun, entertainment and excitement. Visitors will experience this burst of life during the Tarbert Seafood Festival.

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Adventures Galore in Galloway Forest Park

Galloway Forest Park covers an area of approximately three hundred square miles, and is a rugged landscape filled with magnificent mountains such as Mullwharcher, Rhinns of Kells, Dungeon, Icy Hand and The Merrick. Its endless hills and open ranges, blanketed by conifers and lush vegetation, make it hard to believe that such a picturesque part of Scotland could have been witness to historical battles and bloodshed. Each site in Galloway Forest Park has its own story and its own beauty to share.

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Mackintosh House of the Art Lover

Charles Rennie Mackintosh was one of the most talented and respected architects of Glasgow, Scotland. His designs are still studied and admired today, as he seemed to have a unique vision in each of his creations and a passion for bringing spectacular buildings to life. In 1901, Mackintosh and his wife, Margaret Macdonald, were given the opportunity to design without limits and create a house without predetermined specifications. Margaret, a masterful decorative artist, enjoyed the opportunity to work with her husband and create a house for a German magazine competition, called the House of the Art Lover.

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Enjoy a Weekend of Entertainment at the Wickerman Festival

On the 25th and the 26th of July 2008, East Kirkcarswell in Scotland will welcome thousands of music lovers to the seventh Wickerman Festival. Taking place on isolated farmland where the noise will not bother any neighbors, two main stages, tents, bar areas, food stalls, trade stalls and a campsite will be waiting for enthusiastic festival goers. With a magnificent attendance of seventeen thousand people last year, the 2008 Wickerman Festival is anticipated to be even bigger.

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Exploring the McManus Galleries

Located in the center of Dundee, Scotland, the McManus Galleries houses an art gallery and museum displaying a collection of decorative and fine art, as well as an impressive natural history collection. This superb example of Gothic Revival style architecture, dating back to 1865, reveals much about the colorful past of the city of Dundee through exhibitions relating to history, art and the environment.

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