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The best time of year to visit the Scottish Highlands

We’re often asked here at WOW Scotland Tours what the best time to visit the Scottish Highlands is. There is no easy answer as each time of year has it’s…

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Tourism Award Winners – yes that’s us!!

Each year the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards give recognition to “the ‘best of the best’ tourism businesses of all sizes in the Highlands and Islands”.  So, you can imagine how…

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Five reasons to Holiday in the Highlands this Autumn

Driving past a packed Inverness caravan park this morning it struck me again how much our city, and indeed the Highlands as a whole, buzzes with tourists during the summer,…

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Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Whisky Tours

Aberdeen, affectionately known amongst is residents as The Granite City, is the third most populated city in Scotland, and its international airport is a popular arrival point for tourists wishing…

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Exploring the Orkney Isles out of season

  Here at WOW Scotland we are constantly looking for new places to take our customers to  – and not just the ‘big ticket’ attractions. With this is mind we…

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Speyside 2 Day Whisky Tour

That’s me just back from a 2 day Speyside whisky tour where I showed 5 guys from Liverpool and Manchester (and 1 from Israel) the very best that this famous…

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The Shetland Islands; Scotland’s best-kept winter secret?

Here at WOW we love spending our summers showing tourists the best that Scotland has to offer and, with 90% of tourists coming to Inverness from May – September, it…

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Cawdor Castle vs Urquhart Castle

  Why Cawdor Castle is better the Urquhart Castle! For this year’s Group Shore Excursions from Invergordon we have decided not to include Urquhart Castle in the program, instead focusing…

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Feeding the Highland Cows

The Highland Cow is a Scottish icon and for many who visit Scotland, it is a real highlight to catch a glimpse of these remarkable creatures. With their impressive fringe…

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The Loch Ness Monster Uncovered!!!

The biggest mystery of all explained – what is the difference between Lock Ness and Loch Ness! The biggest mystery to many visiting Loch Ness will not be ‘is there…

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