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The Unicorn - Scotland's National Animal Posted on the

The Unicorn - Scotland's National Animal

Why A Mythical Creature Became a Nation's Symbol

 

Scotland is famed for its mythical creatures and legends, so it’s no surprise that we have the unicorn as our national animal. You will have noticed it on flags, coats of arms, as statues and even on a UK passport; but what is the significance of the unicorn in Scottish history and culture?

Tree Planting Conservation Day Posted on the

Tree Planting Conservation Day

 

A fun day of tree planting at Kinclaven Bluebell Woods

 

On Thursday 14th March 2019, we were invited to take part in a woodland conservation day in Perthshire.

Premier Paper and the Woodland Trust have combined forces to create a Carbon Capture programme, designed to counteract our CO2 emissions by planting woodland right

The Best Things to Do In and Around Inverness Posted on the

The Best Things to Do In and Around Inverness

Tourist Attractions in Inverness and the Scottish Highlands

 

Regarded as the capital of the Highlands, Inverness is a rapidly expanding city at the mouth of the River Ness. Inverness became a focal point of travel and trade in the Highlands and has a rich and diverse history.

These days, it is a compact and busy city, with lots of attractions bringing

Scottish Folklore - Cat Sìth & Cù-Sìth Posted on the

Scottish Folklore - Cat Sìth & Cù-Sìth

Scottish Folklore - Cat Sìth & Cù-Sìth

 

There are many spectral creatures from Scottish folklore but few bring terror like the Cù-Sìth or wariness like the Cat Sìth. Both are avoided as much as possible as both seek the souls of

Scottish Folklore - Kelpies Posted on the

Scottish Folklore - Kelpies

 

Scottish Folklore - Kelpies

 

You may recognise and associate the name kelpie with the 30m high metal equine structures near Falkirk (shown below) however we’ll be discussing what inspired them, the malicious kelpies from Scottish folklore. Kelpies are malevolent aquatic

Scottish Folklore - The Loch Ness Monster Posted on the

Scottish Folklore - The Loch Ness Monster

Scottish Folklore - The Loch Ness Monster

 

Throughout October we will be looking at some of the various creatures from Scottish folklore on the run up to Halloween. You may have heard stories and myths about Scotland, almost every castle is haunted and nearly every loch has some kind of spirit or monster story

Corporate & Private Hire Reviews 2017/18 Posted on the

Corporate & Private Hire Reviews 2017/18

Corporate & Private Hire Reviews

 

Over the past year we have received some great feedback for our Private Tours which include corporate event transfers, educational trips for colleges & universities, city tours and more!

We have listed some of our favourite reviews below!

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5 Reasons To Be Excited For Our 4 Day York Tour! Posted on the

5 Reasons To Be Excited For Our 4 Day York Tour!

5 Reasons To Be Excited For Our 4 Day York Tour

 

1. The Viking History

 

York as well as the rest of Northumbria has an interesting Viking history from the attacks, invasions and occupations in the mid 9th and part of the 10th centuries. York was one

5 Haunted Places You Can Visit On Tour Posted on the

5 Haunted Places You Can Visit On Tour

Haunted Scotland

 

Scotland is a country full of mystery and wonder. Many tales and myths have been passed down over the centuries but ghost stories are particularly common. What adds to this is the amount of sightings of some of these "ghosts" and it seems that nearly every

Events from Scottish and British History that inspired Game of Thrones Posted on the

Events from Scottish and British History that inspired Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones and Scottish/British History

 

WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM THE SHOW

Game of Thrones is based on the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series of books written by George R. R. Martin with the first of book of the series published in 1996. Fast forward

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