Posts Tagged ‘ Linlithgow Palace ’

Finding Jamie Fraser (Outlander Tour)

Sep 13th, 2018 | By

I have a particular interest in the saga, so this year we decided to do an Outlander Tour and visit the film sites, cramming as much as we could into just three days.



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.



Scotland’s heritage boom

Sep 6th, 2016 | By
image of Stirling Castle

1,964,118 visitors flocked to attractions fromApril to July cared for by Historic Envronment Scotland, an increase of more than 169,000 on the same period in 2015.



Fashionable West Lothian: part two

Jan 31st, 2013 | By

Simon Walton concludes his strut through Scotland’s West Lothian. Last time, he was on the catwalk, with Karl Lagerfeld, who unveiled his new Chanel collection at the region’s Linlithgow Palace. For this second instalment, our correspondent heads from high couture to high street, and checks in at the check outs in the retail heartland of Scotland’s heartland



Fashionable West Lothian

Jan 29th, 2013 | By

Fashionistas have found it, now it’s our turn. Meticulously coutured Simon Walton follows King Karl Lagerfeld down the queen’s catwalk and into West Lothian, the plaid not plain host for Chanel’s Métiers d’Art



Volunteering at Linlithgow

Jan 26th, 2011 | By

Would tourism be as successful or indeed as profitable as it is without volunteers? The industry relies on us to turn up week in, week out to act as guides, parking attendants, ticket sellers, watchful glances to keep an eye on visitors, information kiosk minders and goodness knows what else. Why do we do it?
The main reason is that we like it. No, we enjoy it. Which is just as well because, just like charity shops, many attractions and sites may not open without the volunteers.
Take this coming Saturday at Linlithgow Peel next to the famed palace in Scotland.



The Trail of Mary of Guise

Jun 27th, 2010 | By

June commemorates the 450th anniversary of the death of Mary of Guise, the mother of Mary, Queen of Scots. Why so important an anniversary?
Because after the death of her husband, James V, at the end of 1542, she was the ruler of Scotland up until her death. It was she who maintained the Catholic cause against Protestant reformers. It was she who outwitted the Scottish nobles albeit with French money and it was her brother who captured Calais from the English during the time of Mary I.