Scotland

Rosslyn Chapel, Midlothian

Long before Dan Brown and the Da Vinci Code heaped attention on this extravagantly ornate chapel set on a low hill above Roslin Glen in the Midlothian countryside south of Edinburgh it had been a popular destination for generations of curious travellers.

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Mousa, Shetland Isles

The island of Mousa is a special place for several reasons, and anyone visiting Shetland during the summer months should find time to take the short boat ride from Sandsayre on ‘The Mousa Boat’.

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Hotel du Vin

It’s the Edinburgh Festival and we are in the best position for the fringe fun. Hotel du Vin is near Bristo Square, a peaceful distance from the hoards.

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Round Britain Cruise on Royal Princess

For many International travellers, perhaps the best way of exploring the British Iles is from the comfort of a luxury cruise ship. Andy Mossack joins Royal Princess at Edinburgh for the last few days of her 12 night around Britain cruise.

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Insider Guide to Orkney

For today’s visitors, Orkney is a charming and beguiling place; charismatic, enthralling, enlightening, and tantalisingly close to the Scottish mainland, just 10 miles away.

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Up Helly Aa

A hundred years from now, Shetland’s fire festival, Up Helly Aa, will be the stuff of legend; a litany of morphed tales of Viking lore handed down over the generations

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