Category: Scotland

‘Green light’ for St Patrick’s celebrations around the world!

‘Green light’ for St Patrick’s celebrations around the world! 16 March 2017:  Over 250 iconic landmarks and sites around the world will be illuminated green over the coming days – as part of Tourism Ireland’s 2017 Global Greening initiative to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick. The annual initiative, now in its eighth […]

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GREAT Value: 10 Free, Affordable and Unique Tours in Britain

There are so many free or affordable walking tours to choose from in Britain, delving into subjects from literature and art, to music and LGBT heritage. Get your walking shoes on! Charles Dickens walk around London – Free App Follow the author’s footsteps around London with this app. You’ll be guided by GPS with suggestions […]

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24 Free Things To Do In Britain

24 Free Things To Do in Britain 1. Many British museums and galleries offer free entry. Try former brewery The Tetley for modern art in Leeds, northern England or, for something tangier, Colman’s Mustard Museum in Norwich, eastern England. There’s also the British Museum, National Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate Modern in London, Tate Liverpool in… […]

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Born to rule – explore the castles and palaces where royal British children spent their childhoods

Born to rule – explore the castles and palaces where royal British children spent their childhoods Sandringham Estate holds many memories for the Royal Family. It is a favourite retreat of The Queen, and the late Princess Diana was born in a cottage located in the estate’s extensive grounds. Prince Charles had many childhood adventures […]

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Britain’s Parks and Gardens

OVERSEAS VISITORS TO BRITAIN’S PARKS AND GARDENS SPEND £7.8 BILLION 07/06/2013 19:01 With the sunny weather set to continue and Britain’s gardens well and truly in bloom, the national tourism agency has released research which reveals that a staggering £7.8 billion was spent by tourists enjoying a garden in the UK, with a large chunk […]

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Explore the places baby British royals spent their childhoods

  Born to rule – explore the places baby British royals spent their childhoods 31/05/2013 06:06   The royal baby soon to be born to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will likely spend a great deal of his or her childhood at London’s Kensington Palace where the Duke and Duchess are due to move […]

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Small ponies mark big celebrations for Year of Natural Scotland!

Small ponies mark big celebrations for Year of Natural Scotland Scotland’s outstanding natural beauty will be celebrated this year as the country showcases the best of its historic landscapes, natural playgrounds and fascinating wildlife as part of the Year of Natural Scotland 2013. For more information go to www.cometoscotland.ca With a spotlight on events and […]

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