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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Thinking about a charity group walk?

It seems that fundraising is becoming more and more popular these days with people always finding inventive new things to get sponsorship. At EasyWays, we may be biased, but we’d recommend the noble act of walking long distance for charity! Walking long distances can be extremely challenging. If you’re not […]

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Celebrate the International Day of Forests!

Today we’re celebrating the International Day of Forests – the perfect day to go for a stroll in the greenery. This is a day to take some time and clear out the cobwebs with an invigorating walk in any of the nation’s most beautiful forests. What is the International Day of […]

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Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with EasyWays

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated the world over and especially in areas with strong Irish and Celtic backgrounds but, did you know, according to some versions of Saint Patrick’s legend, he was actually originally from Scotland?  It’s believed that he was born in Kilpatrick, a small […]

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Scottish shinty season starts this week!

A great start in the Premiership for Newtonmore As the shinty season got under way last Saturday, Newtonmore celebrated the Premiership’s most decisive win of the opening weekend, with an impressive 7-0 win over Glenurquhart. What is shinty? Shinty is a fast, physical game where players have to score using […]

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Beltane Fire Festival

Beltane Fire Festival marks the beginning of summer in Scotland and traditionally begins on the evening before 1 May. It’s an ancient tradition, starting way back in the Iron Age, originally carried out by the Celts. What is ‘Beltane’? Beltane has its roots in early Irish literature and is associated […]

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Daffodil Weekend

Each Spring, the grounds of Brodie Castle are carpeted with the beautiful, bright daffodil and include a National Collection of over 110 different cultivars bred at the property by a former laird. Other Spring flowers that appear are Dog’s Tooth Violet and Rhododendrons. On these days, there are tours of […]

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Have you experienced Snowdrop Festival?

What is the Scottish Snowdrop Festival? The Scottish Snowdrop Festival is one of Scotland’s annual visual delights. Each year, you can see some of the best gardens and woodlands with swathes of snowdrops and the festival ensures that you won’t miss out on the arrival of these beautiful, unique flowers. […]

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