It’s hard to beat a Scottish Hotel for its fabulous views, delicious food, and long walks in the crisp, fresh air and a dram of malt beside a crackling fire.
Everyone has heard of Loch Ness, but Scotland has more than 500 lochs, from deep-sea inlets to small mountain lakes, ideal for discovering in winter – away from the summer crowds and midges. A growing number of hotels are opening up earlier in the season offering luxurious accommodation and gourmet food for which it is worth travelling. The Loch Torridon, Achnasheen, Wester Ross, stands out from the rest of the crowd just like The Cinnamon Club Restaurant London. See what makes Loch Torridon special. Continue reading
The coming year “2012″ is going to be a year for Scotland to display it’s creativity for the world. The government of Scotland has planned a- year-long programme of events, activities and festivals aimed at promoting the country’s creativity which will begin with the Hogmanay.
Scotland have always seeing various ways to promote its tourism to the world. As result, the country has witnessed a significant inflow of tourists during the past years. The number of people who are choosing for Scotland holidays are increasing. Continue reading
Maryhill Burgh Halls, Glasgow reveals the world’s first ever interactive stained glass window. You can scan the 2D barcode in the window using a smartphone, and you are taken to a webpage explaining the designs and given information about the glass.
While the new glass is as modern as it can be, stained glass in Maryhill has a long history to narrate. It was in 1878, the then Burgh commissioned twenty stained glass windows to showcase the trades and industries of Maryhill. They were designed by the artist Stephen Adam, and have become known as the crown jewels of Maryhill. The Scotish Tours to the area can get you into the detailed historic experience of Maryhill Burgh Hall and around. Continue reading
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery on Queen Street in Edinburgh was re-opened to the public on Thursday, December 1 after a £17.6m renovation. The gallery received an average of more than 2,000 visitors per day and more than 10,000 after it’s re-opening.
Up until 2pm on Monday, December 5 a total of 11,186 people had passed through the doors after the gallery’s two year closure while work was carried out. This shows that, visitors were very much interested in this gallery and was waiting for it’s re-opening. The gallery runs many special events and activities here and will continue in the weeks to come. Those visitors who are on a holiday in Scotland must make sure that they do not miss this portrait gallery. Continue reading
It was a tough competition to be the winner. The public voted out their favourite menu- decided the winner. This competition was the first ever St Andrew’s Day Menu Competition. And, top Scottish chef Craig Wilson has been crowned the winner.
Following a Scotland-wide search Chef Wilson beat off competition from six other culinary talents in a public vote for the national title – ‘Scotland’s St Andrew’s Day Menu 2011′. “St Andrew’s Day is a great time in Scotland, when people come together and celebrate all that is great about the country. During this event, you’ll come across as many as St. Andrews Restaurants and other eateries with their best offer for visitors. Continue reading