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  • All Aboard the Jacobite Steam Train!

    During Scotland’s summer months the Jacobite Steam Train offers passengers a memorable journey through some of the most scenic areas in Scotland on a train that has been immortalized by the ...

  • Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Visual Art

    It is the aim of the 2008 Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Visual Art to showcase a selection of new work by established and respected artists as well to introduce emerging ...

  • Orienteering in the Striking Landscapes of Scotland

    Orienteering is an adventure sport in which competitors make use of a magnetic compass and a map to navigate their way across diverse terrain on foot, visiting control points as indicated on ...

  • Natural Wonders of North West Highlands Geopark

    Scotland’s North West Highlands Geopark was awarded Geopark status by UNESCO in 2004. Situated on the extreme north western tip of the mainland of Scotland, the Geopark covers an area of ...

  • Girvan Cycle Race, Ayrshire

    Situated in Carrick, South Ayrshire, Scotland, the seaside resort town of Girvan is the starting point for the annual Girvan Cycle Race taking place from 22 to 24 March 2008. Girvan enjoys a ...

  • Experience the World of Vikings at Vikingar

    On the first of October 1263, a legendary battle took place in Largs that became a significant part of history in Scotland. By the year 1263, the Scottish had fought back valiantly against ...

  • Dumfries and Galloway Wildlife Festival

    The diverse terrain of the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland contains a wide variety of habitats that support an abundance of wildlife. The Dumfries and Galloway Wildlife ...

  • An Unnerving Journey through Edinburgh Dungeon

    Every country has a few legends, people and events that it would much rather sweep under the carpet than have on display. And most of these undesirable situations or best forgotten ...

  • StAnza Poetry Festival in St. Andrews

    StAnza is an annual festival that is dedicated to celebrating poetry in all its many forms. While the focus of StAnza is primarily on Scotland, it aims to be international in its outlook. ...

  • Edinburgh Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace

    The 5th annual Edinburgh Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace is set to take place from the 1st to the 11th of March 2008. All of Scotland’s primary faiths have been invited to ...