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Scottish Traditional Boat Festival

Kathy-Mansfield-boatfestivalThis truly special event is now in its 23rd year, with much scope for aimless harbourside wandering or for more strenuous activities such as rowing skiffs. The sailing boats are a spectacular sight, while the food fayre encourages you to try some of the best produce from the area. There’s a ceilidh on the Saturday night where you can let your hair down.


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10 great winter activities in Scotland

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Don’t let the cold, snow or ice put you off an outdoors adventure this winter. Wrap up warm to make the most of these fun activities. Read more ›

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Ordnance Survey map competition

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Get your photograph of Scotland on to a map cover. Read more ›

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Top 21 things to do outdoors this year

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With January now at an end, and most people’s New Year resolutions in tatters, we say try something different over the remaining months! Here, in no particular order, are our pick of the best. Read more ›

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Scottish Winter Inspiration

ClimberPart of the Tiso Lecture series 2014/15, this is a great opportunity to hear climber Simon Yearsley talk about his passion for Scotland, and especially the spectacular winter climbing our country offers.

With 37 years of experience, be prepared for some inspiring tales, teamed with amazing photographs.

There’s 20% off Montane, Petzl, Force 10 and La Sportiva on the night.


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Top 5 places to enjoy the night sky

Photograph: Flame & Horsehead, taken in Galloway by Steve Foy

Photograph: Flame & Horsehead, taken in Galloway by Steve Foy

The dark sky ‘movement’ is gathering pace in Scotland, with a host of sites now recognised as offering particularly impressive views of the night sky. Here are five of the best. Read more ›

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Amazing autumn in Scotland

Maple tree. Photography: Kloniwotski

Maple tree. Photograph: Kloniwotski

Scotland’s landscape is bursting into a fabulous array of autumnal colours. Where are the best places to see autumn at its most splendid? Read more ›

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