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13 things you might not know about the Cairngorms National Park


By Suzy Bashford, VisitCairngorms

The Cairngorms is the biggest National Park in the UK. It’s 40% larger than the Lake District, twice the size of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs and bigger than the entire country of Luxembourg!

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Foodie Quine recipe: Cranachan flapjacks with whisky icing drizzle


By Claire Jessiman, Foodie Quine

Scottish Cranachan Flapjacks with Whisky Icing Drizzle bring together all the flavours of this traditional dessert in a bite sized oaty snack!

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11 totally free things to do in Aberdeen


By Lucas Duncan

Check out Aberdeen's very own Lucas Duncan's blog on free things to do in Aberdeen.

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Discover these interesting golf holes to play in Aberdeen


By Jordan Fuller

Aberdeen is home to a rich links golfing scene with wonderfully designed courses carved into its beach front. From north Aberdeen to the Torry Battery, these are a few of the best holes to play across several city courses along with my tips for your game. 

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A taste of Scotland in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire


By Joe Pickard

I’ve always been closer to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam than North-east Scotland. Perhaps that’s why this pocket of the world managed to escape my attention for so long. Other than an icy weekend in Edinburgh many years ago, Scotland was an unknown entity to me, so when I was offered the chance to spend three days road-tripping around Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire I jumped at it. 

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