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Aer Lingus deals to the US from Edinburgh

Autumn in the US is a colourful time to witness the changing scenery with all the leaves and foliage changing colour before your eyes. Aer Lingus has some deals to take you to the Catskills, the Adirondacks and the Kangamus Highway through its routes to the East Coast and places like Rainier...

Travel – see the Mirrie Dancers on Unst

ENJOY THE MIRRIE DANCERS ABOVE BELMONT’S ROOFTOPS Just one Autumn attraction at this unique self-catering House that’s simply too good to miss! Visitors to Shetland in Autumn and Winter will most definitely hope to see the “Northern Lights”, known locally as The Mirrie Dancers, a stunning curtain of green, yellow,...

Understated elegance on board Viking Sun

After wrestling for nearly two hours with rush-hour traffic through a grey, misty morning with heavy rain, I needed to chill out. I found the ideal place six minutes out from Newhaven Harbour on a tender to the understated elegance of the Viking Sun. It is one of the expanding Viking ocean fleet and stepping on board is a memorable experience....

Buckingham Palace State Rooms – open in September

If you happen to be in London this summer then while Her Majesty is up at Balmoral you can wander through the corridors of her London home. Buckingham Palace has opened the 19 State Rooms to the public until 29 September with the exhibition Queen Victoria's Palace. The exhibition celebrates the 200th anniversary of her birth.

New book gives ‘best’ travel experiences around the globe

Rough Guides are releasing a fully-updated guide containing 1,000 personal recommendations to the best travel experiences around the globe. Whether it’s adrenaline-based adventures like paragliding by the Matterhorn or stumbling across the world’s best coffee in Panama, in Make the Most of Your Time on Earth, readers may find something unique. This best-selling travel book from Rough Guides is now in...

Head to Dornoch – B&B for £20.20 in 2020

DORNOCH CASTLE OWNERS REFLECT ON 20 YEARS OF OWNERSHIP AS THEY ANNOUNCE B&B FOR £20.20 & A WINTER WEDDING FOR £2020! One of Dornoch’s best known hotels is to celebrate a special anniversary next year. The Thompson family will have owned Dornoch Castle Hotel, which became the first hotel in...

LNER hiccups in an otherwise first-class service

We strolled to our leather armchairs for the journey and deposited our luggage then I hooked up my laptop ready for use. I picked up a paper to pass the time before coffee arrived. There had been no queue to check in luggage, problems over the weight of the luggage.

Ryanair will whisk you off to Romania – for £14.99 if you book by Saturday

Ryanair today announced a new Edinburgh route to Bucharest in Romania, with a three times weekly service commencing in November 2019, as part of the airlines extended Edinburgh winter 2019 schedule. Just after Wizz Air announced a similar extension to their offering earlier this week there will now be daily Ryanair flights to and...

Carse of Gowrie resort announces expansion

CARSE OF GOWRIE RESORT ANNOUNCES EXPANSION Silverwood Estate at Errol adds Rustic Bistro & Wedding Barn to its growing portfolio- New leisure and wedding resort, Silverwood at Errol, has announced that it is to open a custom built Rustic Bistro & Wedding Barn, to capitalise on burgeoning foodie and wedding markets...

Summer wildlife is a bonus on Unst

ENJOY SUMMER WILDLIFE TREATS WHEN YOU BASE YOURSELF AT BELMONT In July beautiful Unst in Shetland, the UK’s most northerly island, is in full summer bloom. A paradise for bird and nature lovers, Unst is also known for its impressive Viking Heritage sites. Self catering Belmont House on the island,...

History surrounds you at Garvock House

With the quirky touch of public rooms named after Shetland Ponies originally stabled in the nearby Stud on the estate, it is obvious that there is a great deal of history surrounding the original buildings which now form part of Garvock House Hotel in Dunfermline! Formerly known as Transy House, the House was...

New Point A Hotel opens today

Point A Hotels has released rooms for sale in its newest hotel in Edinburgh, meaning that nearly 4000 hotel nights will be available in August. The Point A Hotel Edinburgh, 152 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EB opens today 8 July and as a special offer the hotel is offering a 20% discount for direct bookings on PointAHotels.com. 
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