• North 500 Tourist Route - Bealach na Bà. Wester Ross

Impact of North Coast 500 Tourist Route

Source - Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) The North Coast 500 (NC500) tourist route, launched in 2015, has had a positive impact on both visitor numbers and business trade. This is according to a new report commissioned by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Referred to as Scotland’s answer to Route 66, the 516-mile NC500 was created by the North Highland [...]

Impact of North Coast 500 Tourist Route2017-06-19T13:45:32+00:00

Edinburgh and East Lothian set for victory with Churchill

The Edinburgh region is ready for its latest starring role this month when it will appear in Lionsgate’s latest production, Churchill, opening in UK cinemas on 16 June. Set in the 96 hours ahead of the infamous D-Day landings in June 1944, Churchill follows Britain’s most iconic Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, as he battles his political enemies and personal demons [...]

Edinburgh and East Lothian set for victory with Churchill2017-06-15T16:41:06+00:00

Mountain Biking generates £43 million for the Scottish economy

A recent study titled ‘Cycling Tourism in Scotland’ by VisitScotland has revealed that mountain biking among domestic visitors generates £43 million a year for the Scottish economy. The report also says that mountain bikers spend 66 per cent more per night than those who cycle on a road or path during their holiday. Newly analysed data shows that, typically, 122,000 [...]

Mountain Biking generates £43 million for the Scottish economy2017-06-06T16:41:12+00:00
  • World Gin Day

Just the tonic!

It produces 70 per cent of the UK’s gin and is now home to over 50 different producers, so if you are looking for some ginuine ginspiration this World Gin Day (10 June), look no further than Scotland. The country is becoming a magnet for gin enthusiasts thanks to its ever growing collection of craft brands infused with some wonderful [...]

Just the tonic!2017-06-03T15:58:34+00:00