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An Introduction to Cowes Week 201114 Apr 2011
The world’s oldest sailing regatta returns
Held in the small Isle of Wight port town of Cowes, ‘Cowes Week’ is one of the world’s oldest sailing regattas, with the first event held in 1826. Highly regarded in the yachting community, Cowes Week is considered one of the world’s premier regattas…
The best Easter 2011 events in Glasgow and Edinburgh18 Mar 2011
Easter egg hunts, beaches, boat trips and activities for Easter weekend
Beach Babies Scotland is scattered with some of the most peaceful and well-kept beaches in the UK. In particular, North Berwick on the east coast is a famously picturesque seaside town, complete with miles of sand, cobbled streets full of friendly cafés…
Sports, activities and exercise in Edinburgh16 Feb 2011
Wide range of public sports and leisure centres in Scottish capital
The people of Edinburgh are an active bunch, and the city has an enviable range of public sports and leisure centres that don’t cost the earth to use. The good news is that most of the facilities run by Edinburgh Leisure offer one-off classes and…
Boat trips from Edinburgh to the islands in the Firth of Forth16 Feb 2011
Isle of May, Bass Rock and Inchcolm Island by boat
The Firth of Forth, separating Edinburgh and the Lothians from Fife, is well known for its abundant wildlife and beautiful scenery, and is best experienced by taking a trip out on the water.
Get Healthy, Get Outdoors and Go For It with the VisitScotland Adventure Pass13 Apr 2009
FREE VisitScotland Adventure Pass for everyone!
Sports round-up1 Mar 2009
SIX NATIONS The hype surrounding these matches is at bursting point, as they enter into the final stages. And while Scotland may not be the hottest at rugby (in terms of skill or dashing good looks), you can’t deny that we still continue to throw…
Scottish Islands Peaks Race 200818 Jun 2008
The List’s own Adam Coulson throws the common sense rulebook overboard to compete in the Scottish Islands Peaks Race which took place between 16-19 May 2008.
The outer limits6 Sep 2007
We packed Allan Radcliffe and Kirstin Innes off on two very different Scottish weekend breaks – the former thrown to the wind in the rugged peninsula of Knoydart, the latter placed in the lap of luxury in a country house – with strict orders to…
Summer in the City3 Jul 2007
It’s summer. Well, as close as it gets to summer in Scotland. Sunshine is carefully rationed so when it does make an appearance you’d better be prepared to make the most of those breaks in the cloud. Here we present some of the best ideas for enjoying…