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      5 Essential Scottish Experiences

      By Rupert Shanks, Chief Storyteller
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      Irn-Bru, Whisky and battered Mars bars?

      There’s a bit more to this wee country than these infamous exports! But how do you taste the real essence of Scotland?

      We spend a while explaining to people what we love about Scotland. But this time we’ve filtered it down to just 5 quintessential experiences. These seem to sum it up for us. Here’s Our Top 5 Classic Scottish Experiences.

      1. Find some space Read More

      Taste Scotland - Our Top 5 Classic Scottish Experiences

      Our company name may give you a hint, but we have a bit of a thing for Scotland’s wild places.

      Our time table for sea kayaking in The summer Isles – many beautiful islands dot the coastline.

      2. Eat Fresh Read More

      Taste Scotland - Our Top 5 Classic Scottish Experiences

      Scottish cuisine has a rich and diverse heritage. Get a taste of Scotland’s natural larder, the fresher the better.

      Here’s our take on Scotland’s best eateries.

      3. Start an adventure Read More

      Taste Scotland - Our Top 5 Classic Scottish Experiences

      Adventure is a state of mind. Find your own sense of adventure by trying something new this year. Whether you’re scaling new peaks, paddling, pedalling or just rambling. Scotland makes a great place to play.

      Some tips on Wild Camping in Scotland.

      4. Meet the locals Read More

      Taste Scotland - Our Top 5 Classic Scottish Experiences

      Say hello to our neighbours. A Scottish wildlife experience is one to remember. The two-legged locals aren’t too bad either! Go for a pint and a chat.

      Here’s our take on the top pubs in the Highlands.

      5. Experience history Read More

      Taste Scotland - Our Top 5 Classic Scottish Experiences

      Paddle up to Eilean Donan castle on our West Coast Explorer trip.You don’t have to move much to meet some of Scotland’s ancient history. It’s a part of the fabric that makes Scotland great. Get amongst it.

      Experience historical landscapes on our West Coast Explorer trip

      Meet the Author: Rupert Shanks

      “After a spell in the corporate world in London Rupert decided to find a more rewarding way of life involving a closer connection to the outdoors and to his camera! Rupert produces a lot of the photography and video for Wilderness Scotland and works within the Marketing team.”

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