Posts Tagged ‘ Historic Environment Scotland ’

Tourist information and Urquhart Castle

May 22nd, 2018 | By

People outside the vicinity of Loch Ness will be watching what happens with Urquhart Castle and the visitor centre. If successful expect to see more communities look to running their own heritage sites.



Saturday snippets: 14th October 2017

Oct 14th, 2017 | By

More tourists, more spending, smoking bans and new theme park attractions are just some of the things catching Adrian’s attention this week



The television effect

Jul 5th, 2017 | By

It just shows that destinations which invest in attracting series or films to be made in their areas gain a long term benefit.



Visiting Scotland’s heritage

Mar 2nd, 2017 | By

Last year well over 4 million people visited the historic sites that are managed by Historic Environment Scotland.



What heritage means to the Scots

Dec 30th, 2016 | By
statue of Walter Scott in Edinburgh

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has announced a national campaign to find out what heritage really means to the people of Scotland.



Saturday snippets: 19th November 2016

Nov 19th, 2016 | By
overhead view of Thorne Island

A listed fort, toilets, supersonic flights, high-speed rail between Singapore and Malaysia, APD and Christmas Markets are on Adrian’s radar screen this week.



Scotland’s ticket giveaway

Nov 6th, 2016 | By
image of Stirling Castle

Historic Environment Scotland‘s annual Ticket Giveaway has begun. From last Tuesday you could apply for the free tickets which can be used on the weekend before St Andrew’s Day.



Saturday snippets: 28th May 2016

May 28th, 2016 | By

Airport delays, strikes in France, Belgium and Greece, restrictions on island destinations in Thailand all tend to deflate Adrian this coming bank holiday.



Saturday snippets: 31st October 2015

Oct 31st, 2015 | By

Adrian looks forward to the World Travel Market next week,, hears of a cure for post-holiday blues and wondres why more of us don’t know about WWI.