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Scottish Seafarers Sail into the World’s History Books

With the famous words, 'I am just going outside and may be some time,' Captain Lawrence Oates, a member of Robert Scott's so-called "Race to the South Pole" Antarctic expedition, walked outside his battered tent into a blizzard and died in the frozen tundra. Scott's body along with the others were found inside the tent, making their sombre mark on England’s Antarctic exploration exploits. Beaten to the South Pole by only a few days by Norwegian explorer, Roald Amundsen in 1912, Scott is lauded in the history books as Britain’s greatest adventurer. Still, another part of Great Britain has an equally rich and vibrant history of Antarctic investigation.

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Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival – A Great Family Event

If you enjoy a good music and theater festival but want to try something a little smaller and less commercialized than usual, give the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival a try. Suitable for the whole family – from tiny tots to grumpy grandpas – the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival is a great festival in Scotland with plenty of heart and soul.

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Explore the Interesting Pictavia Visitor Centre in Brechin

The Pictavia Visitors Centre is situated in the countryside park of Brechin Castle providing a beautiful setting for guests and visitors. The Centre educates visitors on the local warrior tribe who once lived in the Angus region during the first Millennium.

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Live at Loch Lomond

Scotland’s Loch Lomond is an area that has long been recognized for its spectacular environment and amazing serenity. It is a magical place where many come to escape. So come and check it out and see what’s happing for some fun and excitement. You will not regret coming to the Loch Lomond music festival were there is plenty of live music and action for everyone’s benefit.

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The Black Isle Agricultural Show

If you are planning a trip to Scotland in the month of August and want something interesting to do while you're there, the Black Isle Show is not a bad place to start. This multi-activity agricultural show has something for everyone and is definitely worth visiting for at least a day.

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O'Neill Highland Open Surfing Competition in Scotland

The O'Neill Highland Open will be held for a second time at the famous Thurso East reef break on the British mainland. Since last year, the Open has been taken to the next level and is now graded as a maximum prime six star WQS competition. In the United Kingdom the O'Neill Open is now considered the biggest professional surfing event with as many as 144 professional surfers taking place.

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Cairns of Scotland

The definition of a cairn is a group of stones that have been placed on top of one another to form a mound. This is a man made constructed by either a singular person or a group of people. The term is derived from the Scottish Gaelic word "carn".

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William Sharp - The Personality behind Fiona Macleod

Much is still uncertain and undiscovered about the Scottish writer, William Sharp. Born in Paisley on the 12th September 1855, William Sharp passed away on the 12th of December 1905. He was buried within Castello di Maniace in Sicily, Italy at fifty years old.

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