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New Caledonian Sleeper has a new voice too

Super Caley go futuristic - Calman is so gracious. It was announced recently that giggle-imp, Susan Calman gets on board as voice of new Caledonian Sleeper. Calman's cosy Caley - Pic Peter Devlin Guests travelling on board Caledonian Sleeper will soon be woken by one of...

Edinburgh Castle high up the Instagram list

According to research conducted for Expedia Edinburgh Castle is one of the most Instagrammable Sights in the UK, coming in at number 7, just ahead of Glencoe. The research totted up the number of Instagram posts and unique hashtags over the year to determine the results and found that Edinburgh Castle was photographed on the social media site 294,255 times...

Holiday homes more popular than ever

A holiday home at Pettycur Bay has never been so popular – popular holiday park says lets make most of a holiday ownership boom As it enters its 2019 Summer Season, Pettycur Bay Holiday Park at Kinghorn in Fife has announced that it has its widest ever selection of both pre owned and...

Pitlochry hotel wins third award

THIRD CONSECUTIVE INDUSTRY AWARD FOR ATHOLL PALACE Pitlochry Hotel rated UK best for overall service & hospitality Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry is celebrating winning a prestigious international prize for the third year in a row. Irish Coach tour operator, CIE Tours International, has rated 4 star...

Try the Lavender Spa at Atholl Palace Hotel

THE LAVENDER SPA AT ATHOLL PALACE HOTEL  – REJUVENATION 21ST CENTURY STYLE! Drawing on its heritage as a Victorian health hydro, the luxurious Lavender Spa at the Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry uses the powers of natural spring water to rejuvenate and restore. The water, which comes from the nearby mountains of Ben-y-Vrackie, is unique...

Southampton is not all about cruising

The lights in Southampton quayside flickered in the darkness as the flybe plane from Edinburgh made its approach over the extensive dock area. The South Coast port is, of course, synonymous with cruising with two million passengers going through the city every year. Many cruisers sadly never see this port city, jetting in and sailing immediately out, but Southampton is undergoing...

New lodge development down on the farm

NEW MULTI MILLION POUND LODGE DEVELOPMENT FOR ABERDEENSHIRE TRANSFORMS REDUNDANT FARM Local developer Bill McDonald has announced the launch of Royal Arch Riverside Park near Fettercairn, a new multi million pound lodge development created on former redundant farmland. Offering over fifty units in its first phase, priced from £70-£250k, Royal...

Belmond Royal Scotsman tours begin next month from Edinburgh Waverley

Luxury Train
Luxury charter travels around Scotland from April to October every year The Belmond Royal Scotsman luxury charter train will begin its 2019 touring itinerary from Edinburgh Waverley, the departure point for every excursion in its programme. Belmond Royal Scotsman tour season runs every year from April to October...

£50m injection for overnight trains from Scotland to London

The overnight train service has received a £50m cash injection and new carriages are now running between Scotland and London. David Mundell, the Secretary of State for Scotland, welcomed the launch of the new Caledonian Sleeper service at Central Station in Glasgow. The investment highlights the UK Government’s commitment to invest in infrastructure, safeguarding a prominent economic link between Scotland and...

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants takes over the Principal in Charlotte Square

Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel brings a new, approachable luxury hotel offering tohistoric Edinburgh Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, the leading global boutique luxury brand from IHG®, today opens its doors to its first Scottish property: Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel. Formerly The Principal, (and the Roxburghe before that!) Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel...

Travel – head north to a very special house this spring

Belmont House in Unst, Shetland – the UK’’s most northerly island, and a haven for seabirds and wildlife – has launched a special two night self catering short break rate in April and May. This is priced at just £650, with an optional third night able to be added...

The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square opens new spa

Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square is offering a new level of relaxation and rejuvenation with the launch of the city centre’s latest spa and health club in Charlotte Square. With a menu of carefully curated activities and therapies, with second to none equipment and products, The Spa at The Principal brings an elevated experience of health and fitness to guests and...
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