History

October 1, 2014

Island Hopping in Scotland’s Western Isles

Island Hopping in Scotland’s Western Isles The Scotland’s beautiful Western Isles that litter the coast offer any explorer incredible landscapes, landmarks and activities. From Skye in […]
September 23, 2014

The Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery

The Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery is one of the city’s most celebrated attractions. Built in 1901, this magnificent building was […]
September 17, 2014

The Falkirk Wheel

The Falkirk Wheel The Falkirk Wheel, the world’s first and only rotating boat lift, is an iconic piece of Scottish engineering. Opened in 2002, the wheel is designed […]
August 26, 2014

The Forth Bridges Festival

   The Forth Bridges Festival Next month, the Forth Bridges Festival will celebrate the 50th birthday of the Forth Road Bridge over 9 days in the picturesque town of […]
July 1, 2014

Loch Katrine

Following in Queen Victoria‘s wake – a cruise on Loch Katrine Taking a trip by water always offers a different perspective of the surrounding area and […]
June 24, 2014

Edinburgh Trams

Trams return to Edinburgh Streets On November 6 1871, Edinburgh Corporation Tramways ran the very first tram service (or streetcars as they’re called in America) from Haymarket […]
April 30, 2014

Hailes Castle

Hailes Castle, East Lothian Situated in the valley of the River Tyne is one of Scotland’s oldest stones castles. Dating from the first half of the […]
January 17, 2014

Robert Burns – the Scottish Bard

Scotland’s Poet – Robert Burns Born two miles south of Ayr, in a cottage built by his father (now the Burns Cottage Museum), Robert was the […]
January 6, 2014

City of Edinburgh Tour

Exploring Edinburgh with W L Sleigh Our day tours of Edinburgh are a great way to see the highlights of Scotland’s capital city. Edinburgh Castle is […]
September 2, 2013

Braemar and Ballater

Places to visit in Scotland – Braemar and Ballater Braemar and Ballater are located in Aberdeenshire in north eastern Scotland, around 16 miles from each other. […]