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10 amazing reasons why Scotland is so family friendly

Scotland will put a smile on your face around every corner, with so many family-friendly aspects to make living and working here so special.

A Roaring Success: Celebrating Baby Box’s First Birthday

Scotland’s Baby Box is celebrating its first anniversary alongside more than 50,000 happy recipients.

Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire

Located in the north east of Scotland, this region is fondly referred to as 'the oil capital of Europe'. If city life gets too much for you, it's also home to the stunning Cairngorms National Park.

Aberdeen: Flower of the North

Home to a population of 229,000 Aberdeen is a thriving, cosmopolitan port in the North-east of Scotland and the country's third largest city after Glasgow and Edinburgh. Built at the mouth of two rivers, the Dee and the Don, the so-called Granite City owes its distinctive appearance to the famous, locally quarried stone.

About Highland Games

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.

Argyll & The Isles

Located on the west coast of Scotland, Argyll & the Isles is made up of a stretch of mainland Scotland as well as 23 inhabited islands, providing the perfect mix of rural and urban areas.

Ayrshire & Arran

Ayrshire & Arran is located on the south west coast of Scotland, on the shores of the Firth of Clyde. Arran is perfectly descirbed by those who visit as 'Scotland in miniature'.

Baby Box

Scotland's Baby Box initiative is designed to give every single baby in Scotland an equal start in life

Celebrating Scotland’s Women

To celebrate International Women's Day, we've rounded up just a small selection of some of Scotland's most successful and influential women. This year's theme is #BalanceforBetter, which is a call to help forge a better balanced world – a more inclusive, gender equal world.

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