A Scottish History Lover’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

Published on : Saturday, January 28, 2017

6Scotland is a land of contradictions: from the bright sunshine hitting a Highland hillside in the spring; to the dark and gruesome history of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Romantic Scotland is hardly a new concept in the 21st century… but it could get decidedly darker. Glasgow is reputedly the final resting place of St Valentine; as well as some blood-thirsty vampires. And many people love a Scottish ceilidh wedding; as well as a spooky story.


This 14 February, just make sure you have an arm to cling to in the dark…
Romance most foul

A Valentine’s Special – Sin in the City, Mercat Tours, Edinburgh

Friday, 11 February 2017

Price: £15 (£13 conc)

6.30pm, 18+


This Valentine’s Day join an expert guide and learn about the salacious side of Edinburgh’s (often forgotten) history. On the most romantic day of the year learn all about love gone wrong, treacherous deeds and unspeakable perversions. This unique tour celebrates the great St Valentine’s Day but don’t expect love hearts and flowers. Learn about the popularity of the shellfish in shady illicit drinking dens and many acts of betrayal that occurred within them.



Starry, starry night

Stargazing weekend, Knockinam Lodge, Dumfries & Galloway

Friday, 10 – Saturday, 11 February 2017


Dumfries and Galloway, home to the UK’s first Dark Sky Park, is known for its dark nights and starry skies. Visitors are welcomed to a stargazing spectacular at Knockinaam Lodge, which sits exclusively by its own beach and a dedicated Dark Sky Ranger will present an informative evening of ethereal delight.


Guests will learn about the positioning of Mars, representing the Roman God of War, and Venus, representing the Roman God of love, both parents of Cupid – the God of Desire. The Special Break is available on Friday, 10 and Saturday, 11 February offering guests two nights’ stay inclusive of a five course dinner and full Scottish breakfast.


Source:-Visit Scotland

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