Edinburgh Festival drawing to a close with International Fireworks

The Edinburgh Fringe & Summer Festival is drawing to a close and as always it’s set to go out with a bang with the Edinburgh International Festival Virgin Money Fireworks concert on Sunday 31st August. Some standing tickets for Princes Street Gardens are still available.

Edi Fireworks

Scotland Places to see

Scotland really does have it all! Here is an interesting article and pictures of various places in Scotland. Remember we can help plan your itinerary!

14 Places you would never believe were in Scotland

Edinburgh Tram from Edinburgh Airport to City Hotels

For all our clients arriving in Edinburgh from now until August. Did you know you can catch the tram from Edinburgh Airport to the City. This is the ideal transport for city hotels. If you are staying at our York Place Apartments, The Glasshouse or the Holiday Inn Express Picardy Place you can get off at the York Pl stop and your accommodation is a 5 minute walk.

York Pl tram stop

Our Free Whisky Draw Winner

Destination Scotland has recently held their Tent and two big events in Queensland. International Tartan Day in Brisbane and also Scotland in the Park held in Logan. We enjoyed meeting many of you and enjoying preparing quote options for your next Scottish Holiday. Our lucky winner of our Free Whisky Prize draw was Andrew McCabe from the QLD University Pipe Band.
Whisky Draw Winner Tartan Day Jul 14

Commonwealth Games prepare for opening night

The people who have come from diverse communities across Glasgow and Scotland to perform on the world stage at the Opening Ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have now begun rehearsals for the night of their lives.

Around 2000 cast members will represent the host city and nation as they perform in front of around 40,000 people at Celtic Park and a potential television audience of over 1 billion viewers.

The countdown is on for 23rd July!

The Glasgow 2014 Queens Baton Relay

The Glasgow 2014 Queens Baton Relay is now travelling along the stunning Ayreshire coast and through beautiful Lanarkshire.

 

Destination Scotland feature in this months Visit Britain Newsletter

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We are proud to be affiliated with Visit Britain here in Australia and we feature in the latest Visit Britain Newsletter.

For full list of Travel Itineraries, top attractions, restaurants and all travel tips for the UK, along with news updates view Visit Britain Website.  www.visitbritain.com.au

Homecoming Scotland 2014

Scotland Homecoming 2014 – Enjoy a packed programme of cultural, active, food & drink, ancestral, and natural events and festivals which showcase Scotland’s distinct identity.  You can explore a list of all events throughout the year on Visit Scotland under Homecoming 2014!