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Who are we Scots? Part Four Posted on the

Who are we Scots? Part Four

New to this series? You can read more about the history of Scotland, “Who Are We Scots” in parts one, two, and

My First Timberbush Tour Posted on the

My First Timberbush Tour

Hi everyone! My name is Julia Miller and I am the new Marketing and Business Development Assistant at Timberbush Tours. As a new member of the team, I was excited to go out on my very first tour. The tour chosen was the ‘

Who are we Scots? Part Two Posted on the

Who are we Scots? Part Two

If you're new to this series, you can catch up on last week's blog here!

One day Scotland tours from EdinburghThis week our topic is the

Who are we Scots? - Part One Posted on the

Who are we Scots? - Part One

It's well known that Scotland was invaded by many different cultures which shaped the country to how it is today. In this series, Who are We Scots, our guest blogger John will be discovering who the Scottish nation really are, what we're made of, and what makes us tick.

We start with a timeline of Old Scotland...

From 10,000 BC...

No traces of

The Legends of a Lost King - James IV Posted on the

The Legends of a Lost King - James IV

On this month half a millenia ago, Flodden Field was not deserted. It was the scene of one of the the bloodiest battles in Scotland's history, taking place on 9th September 1513.

Responding to a call for aid from France, King James IV of Scotland invaded England, his larger, powerful neighbour. The resulting battle cost him his life and rid Scotland of much of its ruling class.

The Doomed Destiny of Mary, Queen of Scots - Part 2 Posted on the

The Doomed Destiny of Mary, Queen of Scots - Part 2

Mary Queen of Scots (8 December 1542 – 8 February 1587)

This week we will touch upon what happened to Mary after her husband’s death. Was she the one who orchestrated the murder, as revenge for Rizzio’s death? Or was it orchestrated by rebels? If you missed last week’s blog, catch up here!

The Doomed Destiny of Mary, Queen of Scots - Part 1 Posted on the

The Doomed Destiny of Mary, Queen of Scots - Part 1

The Doomed Destiny of Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots is arguably one of the most famous monarchs to have their head chopped off, but delve a little deeper and you’ll find murder, deception and death were all associated with her short life. Both the public and historians are divided on who really was Mary, Queen of Scots; a Catholic martyr, driven

Our January Customer Photos Posted on the

Our January Customer Photos

We recently held a Facebook competition, inviting all of our Facebook friends to upload their photos taken whilst on tour to get 10% off their next booking. We had an amazing response and we thought we would share all of the fantastic photos we received with you!

The winner of the Facebook photo competition was Anna Brand with this fantastic photo of Eilean Donan Castle. Anna won a 1

The Great Rabbie Burns Posted on the

The Great Rabbie Burns

Ever wondered why some people sing ‘Auld Lang Syne’ at the beginning of the New Year at the stroke of midnight? And ever wondered why Scots love to celebrate the 25th January?

All of this celebration is down to one Scot – Robert Burns. Burns was a Scottish Poet and Lyricist and was named Scotland’s favourite Scot, beating William Wallace. Scots around the world

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