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Scotland Government
The Scottish Parliament was reconvened in 1999 after almost 300 years, having been adjourned on March 25, 1707 when members passed the Act of Union combining the Scottish and English Parliaments at Westminster in London. more>>
About Scotland Week
This year,the programme kicks off on Tartan Day (April 6), celebrated nationally in both America and Canada, and will come to a close on April 14 with the spectacular Tartan Day Parade finale in New York. more>>
About Scotland
Highland Games, which take place from Cowal to Tomintoul and all points in between, are a unique mix of the sporting, the cultural and the social. They usually comprise a programme of field and track events, piping and Highland dancing competitions and ‘heavy events’ like the tug-o-war, the hammer throw and tossing the caber. more>>
 Scotland South part of Scotland
Turn west from the Borders into Dumfries & Galloway and you're soon breathing fresh ocean air and taking in the incredible views across the Irish Sea towards the Isle of Man. The area is rich in history: it was here, in 1307, that Robert the Bruce launched his campaign to free Scotland. more>>