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The Hoog and Hoog Royale

The Hoog and The Hoog Royale are two of the biggest events that will take place in Scotland during Hogmanay. For those who are not familiar with Hogmanay, it is New Years Eve, the 31st of December 2007. In Scotland, New Years Eve is a celebration like no other. It is not only viewed as an evening of celebration, but has much history and tradition connected to it. To miss out on The Hoog and The Hoog Royale will most definitely be a great disappointment.

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An Intriguing Tour of the Glasgow Necropolis

Prominently situated on a hill above the Glasgow Cathedral (also known as the Cathedral of St. Mungo), the Glasgow Necropolis is the final resting place for at least fifty thousand people who have been buried in approximately 3,500 tombs. This Victorian cemetery in Glasgow, Scotland, has been modeled along the lines of the famous Père-Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, France.

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Take Some Time Out at Bettyhill

The village of Bettyhill is a magnificent stretch of land, located in the lost landscapes of Scotland. It is often referred to as an untouched part of Scotland and one of its best-kept secrets. More tourists are traveling to Bettyhill to experience the fresh clean air of the countryside and enjoy the natural beauty of the mysterious lochs and the majestic Naver River. Bettyhill is the perfect location for stories of legend and myth, and visitors will be enraptured by the heritage of this sleepy little village.

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The Land The Light The Locals

The Land The Light The Locals is an annual five-day festival celebrated in the villages and towns of the Scottish Borders. The tenth anniversary of The Land The Light The Locals (LLL) will kick off on 29 December 2007 and will be welcoming the New Year. The locals have a great appreciation for the beautiful countryside that they call home and with this festival they invite visitors from all regions of Scotland, as well as beyond Scotland’s borders, to join them for this fun-filled event.

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Amble through Ascog Hall Fernery and Garden

The extensive grounds that are open to the public to explore and the magnificence of the plants that are featured here usually spellbind visitors to Ascog Hall Fernery, or Ascog Hall Victorian Fernery. Ascog Hall Fernery is located on the island of Bute, which can easily be reached from Edinburgh or Glasgow, and is most certainly one of the most beautiful natural tourist attractions in Scotland.

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Venture Through the Intriguing Village of Newcastleton

The village of Newcastleton, situated close to the border between Scotland and England, is the largest settlement in Liddesdale, Scotland. The village was planned by the 3rd Duke of Buccleuch in the 18th century. To achieve his objective of developing handloom weaving in the area, the Duke had 220 houses built, many of which had a large front window to allow as much light as possible into the house for the benefit of the weavers.

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The Sport of Kings in Scotland

Even though there are only about a hundred races run in Scotland throughout the year, horse racing is still considered a serious sport. Horse racing in Scotland is not taken lightly, and every owner, jockey and trainer in the industry is dedicated to the sport. Spectators are allowed to be a little more casual, but are still required to follow a smart casual dress code. Members of the horse racing fraternity are usually dressed in ties and jackets, with the ladies trying to win the best-dressed trophy at the race day.

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Luss

Situated on the banks of the tranquil Loch Lomond in Scotland, the village of Luss has an old-world air about it. Many of the cottages in Luss were originally built to accommodate cotton mill and slate quarry workers during the 18th and 19th centuries. These cottages have been beautifully restored and the village has been designated a “Conservation Village” to preserve its unique historical aspects.

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