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Year of Active Scotland - Northern Islands

16/12/2011

Year of Active Scotland - Northern Islands

The Shetland Isles and the Orkney Isles are Scotland’s forgotten lands are remarkable escapes offer myriad possibilities for adventurous business tourism groups looking for something different and truly special as I discovered when I headed to the Northern Isles and found myself closer to Bergen in Norway than Aberdeen in Scotland. ...

Year of Active Scotland - Southern Scotland

16/12/2011

Year of Active Scotland - Southern Scotland

Many business tourists and MICE event planners are so fixated on Edinburgh and Glasgow that they don’t seem to notice Southern Scotland when they fly over it. That is a real shame as I found out when I headed to the Scottish Borders and then Dumfries and Galloway and discovered a wealth of opportunities for MICE groups looking to get active amon...

Year of Active Scotland - The Highlands

24/11/2011

Year of Active Scotland - The Highlands

An epic land of towering mountain peaks, rich native Caledonian forests, brooding glens and tumbling rivers, the Highlands are Scotland’s gigantic adventure playground. There are more sheep than people and often you don’t even see many of those in one of Europe’s last great wildernesses, an oasis that is ideal for organising a wide array of top ...

Year of Active - West Coast Islands

24/11/2011

Year of Active - West Coast Islands

The problem when picking a Scottish island is not so much the lack of choice, but rather too much choice. As I discovered, traversing the country this year, there are over 800 islands, the majority of them sprinkled off the ...

Year of Active Scotland, Argyll and Ayrshire

16/09/2011

Year of Active Scotland, Argyll and Ayrshire

The world famous charms of the West Highlands and the Hebrides are well known, but what about the rest of Scotland’s western fringes? Argyll and Ayrshire are packed......

Year of Active Scotland, Fife and Perthshire

09/09/2011

Year of Active Scotland, Fife and Perthshire

So incentive and teambuilding trips to Fife and Perthshire are always about swinging clubs around some of the world’s most famous golf courses? Not so. What about hurling off a 40m high bungee jump? Or maybe attaching a sail to a go-kart and land yachting along a beach that starred in a Hollywood movie or perhaps firing down a river rapid in......

Business Tourism and the Year of Active Scotland

11/08/2011

Business Tourism and the Year of Active Scotland

On the Year of Active Scotland, Robin will be travelling around Scotland participating in activities which can be organised for your next incentive or teambuilding activity. ...