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August 2015

Braveheart - The facts behind the fiction! Posted on the

Braveheart - The facts behind the fiction!

William Wallace’s popularity in Scottish history is almost unbridled due to the victories he had over the English and his eventual martyrdom. The movie ‘Braveheart’ which showcased his tale, with the usual Hollywood embellishments, was a massive film both in scale, scope, box office takings and awards wrangling. Timberbush Tours take a look at the facts behind the fiction of

Loch Ness - a new sight on the loch Posted on the

Loch Ness - a new sight on the loch

We are happy to share the news that our friends at 'Loch Ness by Jacobite' cruises have added a new vessel to their fleet, named 'The Rebel'. 

This will allow them to host an extra 800 passengers per day so that even more people can enjoy the sights that Scotland's largest loch has to offer. 

We can't wait to see the new vessel and to take our passengers there on our

Scotland's exports: Sean Connery! Posted on the

Scotland's exports: Sean Connery!

Seen as a national treasure and possibly Scotland’s greatest export… for the acting world at least, Sean Connery has been a fixture of stage and screen throughout the last 60 years.

On the 25th of August, 1930 Sean Connery was born, raised in Edinburgh’s Fountainbridge to a working class family where the family had routes Scotland particularly in Fife and

Shakespeare's Macbeth: the man behind the story Posted on the

Shakespeare's Macbeth: the man behind the story

The classic play Macbeth, by the quintessential and celebrated British playwright William Shakespeare, is known throughout the world as a tale of scheming, murder and prophecy, but did you know it was based on a real historical figure?

The play Macbeth is about the rise to the throne and the murderous deeds that are enacted to secure this power by Macbeth, a Knight of the King. This is

Surviving the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! Posted on the

Surviving the Edinburgh Fringe Festival!

It’s that time of year again…

  • The population of Edinburgh triples
  • You can’t move without accumulating enough flyers to wallpaper your living room