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
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
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
The 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Games to take place in the great city of London has put off many visitors and tourists, who had planned and is planning for a sight-seeing visit. The reasons behind this is said to be the perception of congestion and higher prices. Scotland tourism has seen this as an advantage to boost its marketing activities to draw more visitors to the country.
The official website of Scotland is seem to tactically target those looking to get away from the South East during London Olympics 2012. Visitors to the Olympics or other major events were primarily drawn by the event itself, and could displace “normal” tourists who could be discouraged by perceptions of congestion and inflated prices for accommodation and other services. This has also given more chance for hoteliers and travel businesses in Scotland to surplus their marketing. Continue reading