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2020 Highland Games with a Virtual Twist

2020 Highland Games with a Virtual Twist

North East Scotland Virtual Games 2020. Traditional sights and sounds can now be heard by visitors old and new across the digital channels & networks.

#VirtualHighlandGames being held this Saturday at the Braemar Gathering & Highland Games Centre from 9am - 5pm. 

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Staying Safe this Easter in NE Scotland

Staying Safe this Easter in NE Scotland

Here are a selection of the online activities that some of our Northern Highlights Sightseeing Pass businesses are sharing to keep you safe at home this Spring.

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NE Scotland Out and About exploring Mountains to the Sea

NE Scotland Out and About exploring Mountains to the Sea

NE Scotland is home to the UK's largest National Park, Cairngorms National Park set in the Grampian Mountains. The area really has the best of both environments and worlds as you can escape into the wilderness of the mountains or relax along the stunning coastline.

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Did You Know - North East Scotland

Did You Know - North East Scotland

  Did you know The Cairngorms is where the majority of Scotland's wildcats call home? So,make sure you keep your eyes peeled! Scotland's Malt Whisky Trail is the only trail of its kind in the world Aberdeen has the only medieval granite cathedral in the world Enough oats are grown in North East Scotland every year to make 700 millionservings of porridge Fraserburgh Harbour is Europe’s largest shellfish port.  Aberdeen Airport is home to the world’s busiest civilian heliport Walkers Shortbread is made in Aberlour. The largest biscuit maker in the UK,it is responsible for 60% of Scotland’s shortbread...

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Know Before You Go- North East Scotland

Know Before You Go- North East Scotland

  Know Before You GoFirst visit to Scotland? - Here are 5 general tips that may help  You may hear words like aye (yes), nae (no), wee (little) and loch (lake). Ben and glen are not men’s names, they mean mountain and valley, respectively. There is usually no table service at pubs; you order food at the bar. You also pay for drinks when you order them. People from Scotland are Scots (noun) or Scottish (adjective) Use the word Scotch when you’re talking about things that are of Scottish origin, like Scotch tape and Scotch whisky. Tipping is not mandatory in Scotland and Scots wouldn't dream of tipping...

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