Glasgow Cathedral was built in 1136
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Frequently Asked Questions About Glasgow

Glasgow is Scotland’s biggest city and the third most populous city in the UK. Glasgow has a lot to offer visitors, including its vibrant nightlife, rich history, several amazing museums and art galleries, and some of the best multicultural cuisine in Scotland. Glasgow is a true modern metropolis, but it has managed to hold on … Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions About Glasgow”

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Glencoe Valley in the Scottish Highlands - Visit Scotland instead of England
Scotland, Landscapes

Why You Should Visit Scotland Instead of England

Tourists come from all over the World to visit Scotland, but it’s particularly popular with Americans and Canadians. England is also an incredibly popular tourist destination, and, while it’s possible to visit England and Scotland in the same trip (they’re on the same island, after all), we’d like to make a case for why you … Continue reading “Why You Should Visit Scotland Instead of England”

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Glenfinnan Viaduct - Hogwarts Express scenes
Scotland

10 Scottish Locations Harry Potter Fans Must Visit

People of all ages love Harry Potter. What began as a humble collection of kids’ books has become the best-selling book series of all time and has been adapted into some of the highest-grossing films of all time. All of this success has led to quite a few Harry Potter-themed attractions; there is Harry Potter … Continue reading “10 Scottish Locations Harry Potter Fans Must Visit”

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2017 Edinburgh Military Tattoo
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Guide to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

With an annual international television audience of around 100 million and 220 thousand live spectators, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo is one of the biggest events on Scotland’s calendar and well worth a visit if you’re visiting in August.  Whether you’re on one of our pre-set guided Scotland tours or on one of our fully customised … Continue reading “Guide to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo”

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Looking down the water of Leith Walkway
Scotland

A Local’s Guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, which means there’s an abundance of guidebooks and blogs telling tourists where they should visit. Many of these guides are great… but some are also a little too mainstream for visitors looking for the quintessential Edinburgh experience. As Inspiring Travel specialises in tailormade Scottish … Continue reading “A Local’s Guide to Edinburgh”

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Shows at The Fringe
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A Brief Introduction to The Edinburgh Festival

Edinburgh undergoes an incredible transformation in August, with the advent of the Edinburgh Festival: arguably the biggest celebration of culture and performing arts in the World. Although it’s often considered to be one single festival, it’s technically 11 different festivals that all take place in August. The two biggest festivals are the Edinburgh International Festival … Continue reading “A Brief Introduction to The Edinburgh Festival”

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Gullane Golf Course is the location for the Scottish Open 2018
Scotland

Top Tips for Visiting the Scottish Open 2018

If you’re visiting Scotland this year for the Scottish Open, then you’ll probably want to make the most of your trip. You may be coming here to spectate some of the best golf in the world, but there’s nothing to stop you enjoying a few drams of whisky, visiting a castle or two, or playing … Continue reading “Top Tips for Visiting the Scottish Open 2018”

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St Andrews golf course in Scotland
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Scotland, the home of golf

Here at Inspiring Travel Scotland, we’re immensely proud of the customisable nature of our Scotland tours. We offer tailor-made Scottish experiences to match our clients’ unique requests, and we have a range of pre-existing luxury Scotland tours if you’re looking for a little travel inspiration before you plan your next trip. For this blog post, … Continue reading “Scotland, the home of golf”

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Landscape shot of Loch Lomond - Scotland in spring and summer
Scotland, Landscapes

Spring and summer: the best time of year to visit Scotland?

Scotland’s tourism industry flourishes all year round due to the country’s rich history, beautiful scenery, vibrant culture, and fascinating heritage. But Scotland is a country with clearly defined seasons, and Scotland in spring and summer is very different from Scotland in autumn and winter. If you’re considering taking that special trip to Scotland, then we’d … Continue reading “Spring and summer: the best time of year to visit Scotland?”

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Glass of Scottish whisky
Scotland

Everything you need to know about Scottish Whiskey Before You Visit

Scotland is famous for its whisky. Whisky was invented and perfected here and it’s one of our most important industries. While we think the Americans, Canadians, the Irish, and the Japanese all make some great whiskies, Scotland’s vast range of whiskies puts us way ahead of the pack. Anyone coming to Scotland looking for the … Continue reading “Everything you need to know about Scottish Whiskey Before You Visit”

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