Today marks the anniversary of the birth of one of Scotland’s most respected and well-known authors, though his most famous creation is more closely associated with English Capital city, London. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who possibly created the finest detective in fiction, Sherlock Holmes, was born and raised in Edinburgh and his mark is still felt in the city. Edinburgh and the people
Well this has been a good week for us all here at Timberbush Tours; not only did we renew our Green Tourism Silver Award accreditation but we have also now received our Certificate of Excellence for 2015 from Trip Advisor!
This award recognises businesses that consistently receive top ratings from Trip Advisor travellers. We’re thrilled to be receiving this again (for the 5th year
We're thrilled to announce that our Green Tourism Award has been renewed for 2015/16!
At Timberbush Tours, we're conscious of the importance of preserving and maintaining Scotland's natural beauty and how, as a business, we operate within our natural environment.
We're thrilled to be reaccredited with a Silver Award from Green Tourism Business Scheme for our continued efforts,
Did you know Scotland has over 10% of Europe’s total coastline?
With over 790 islands, Scotland is home to all kinds of marine wildlife; bottlenose dolphins, 82 species of whale, and even 43% of all the breeding seabirds in Europe!
However our beautiful Scottish coastlines are causing chaos; marine creatures are becoming entangled in discarded fishing nets or accidentally
On Monday the 11th we at Timberbush Tours shall be doing our bit for the environment. If you pop down to Cramond beach you shall see several members of staff, including myself, taking part in the Big Beach Clean-up.
As a company we feel it is incredibly important to do our bit for the environment as we wish to keep Scotland beautiful and continue to highlight this beauty
Not sure what to do on your visit to Scotland? Our guest blogger Ian Simm, from Palmerston House Educational Services, is here to lend a hand!
Itinerary of the Top 11 things to do in Scotland
Having read a number of ‘Top ten things to do in Scotland’ lists recently, we decided to put together a list of our own.
Just to be
Saint Andrew, or Andrew the Apostle to some, the Patron Saint of Scotland, crucified on the X-shaped cross or saltire in the 1st century AD. This image would later be encapsulated into the Scottish Flag, something that Scots take great pride in brandishing.
The reason I bring this up is that according to legend St Regulus, a Greek Monk residing in the city of Patras in