Only eight miles from Glasgow International airport and situated on the banks of the river Clyde, known the world over for its shipbuilding industry this former industrial powerhouse with over ninety public parks has per capita more green spaces … Continued
Stirling is a very new city, but a city which also has a very long history. Awarded city status in 2002 as part of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, the city has undergone lots of redevelopment. However, it is the ancient heart of the city, clinging to the craggy,rocky slope, which continues to attract visitors aplenty.
From Tighnabruich to Tranent and Maggieknockater to Maud, Scotland abounds in fascinating placenames hinting at past events or the surrounding landscape. Most names come from Gaelic either as an English translation as in the common mountain name Ben More, … Continued
Edinburgh, Robert Louis Stevenson’s “own romantic town”, is dominated by the ancient castle perched on its rock. The romantic Old Town, running down the ridge of the Royal Mile from the Castle to the Queen’s Palace of Holyroodhouse, is … Continued