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Trainspotting around Scotland

Trainspotting around Scotland

Press Releases   •   Jan 20, 2017 14:59 GMT

To celebrate the release of T2 Trainspotting, VisitScotland has produced an online guide to some of the films and TV shows starring the cast and shot in Scotland.

Lands of Legends Celebrate 'King Arthur'

Lands of Legends Celebrate 'King Arthur'

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2016 11:14 GMT

Links to England, Scotland and Wales celebrated ahead of blockbuster 2017 film

New BBC Documentary puts Scottish Borders centre stage

New BBC Documentary puts Scottish Borders centre stage

Press Releases   •   Oct 31, 2016 12:19 GMT

A new six-part BBC One documentary focusing on the River Tweed and the people who live and work on and alongside it will be broadcast from next week.

Simon Pegg beams into Palace

Simon Pegg beams into Palace

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2016 09:50 BST

Star Trek fans attending an historic film screening at Linlithgow Palace this weekend will be treated to two exclusive welcome messages all the way from Hollywood.

To boldly Linlith-gow!

To boldly Linlith-gow!

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2016 10:50 BST

A legendary Hollywood writer has welcomed an historic Star Trek screening at Linlithgow Palace to celebrate the town’s links to Montgomery “Scotty” Scott on the 50th anniversary of the science fiction franchise.

West Sands’ Chariot Awaits

West Sands’ Chariot Awaits

Press Releases   •   Jul 21, 2016 13:50 BST

VisitScotland stages beach takeover to launch new initiative

One 'giant' leap for island tourism

One 'giant' leap for island tourism

Press Releases   •   Jul 19, 2016 11:17 BST

Skye and Orkney’s starring roles in Disney’s The BFG have highlighted the “giant” contribution Scotland’s islands have made to cinema and television over the years, according to VisitScotland.

No Secret to Edinburgh's appeal

No Secret to Edinburgh's appeal

Press Releases   •   Jul 15, 2016 12:56 BST

Edinburgh’s New Town will be transformed into Victorian Soho this weekend, when The Secret Agent premieres on BBC television.

Ready, set jet, go!

Ready, set jet, go!

Press Releases   •   Jun 06, 2016 10:39 BST

Visitors to this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) are being encouraged to go on “set-jetting” trips to explore the real Scottish locations they see on the silver screen.

Scotland's Wild(life) Heart could boost economy

Scotland's Wild(life) Heart could boost economy

Press Releases   •   May 23, 2016 11:08 BST

Elegant ospreys and radiant roe deer will play their part in attracting more visitors to discover Scotland’s wildlife, thanks to new BBC Scotland TV series Highlands: Scotland’s Wild Heart.

See The Da Vinci Code - on location!

See The Da Vinci Code - on location!

Press Releases   •   May 19, 2016 14:25 BST

Special outdoor screenings of The Da Vinci Code will take place later this year beside Rosslyn Chapel, one of the film’s locations, to mark the 10th anniversary of its release.

Riding the crest of an Outlander wave

Riding the crest of an Outlander wave

Press Releases   •   Apr 21, 2016 10:10 BST

An historic ship that plays a starring role in Outlander is helping to showcase Scotland to a group of influential tour operators from North America.

All aboard for Outlander

All aboard for Outlander

Press Releases   •   Apr 08, 2016 11:28 BST

New Yorkers are being encouraged to book their tickets to the land that inspired Outlander as a VisitScotland-branded bus hits the streets of Manhattan this weekend.

Is this a DVD I see before me?

Is this a DVD I see before me?

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2016 09:19 GMT

​Film fans taking home Justin Kurzel’s critically acclaimed big-screen version of Macbeth on DVD and blu-ray will also be able to plan a holiday around the Scottish king’s old haunts.

Tourism Game Plan

Tourism Game Plan

Press Releases   •   Dec 29, 2015 15:53 GMT

VisitScotland encourages gamers to take a “consoliday” in the 2016 Year of Innovation Architecture and Design

Meri-da Christmas Everybody!

Meri-da Christmas Everybody!

Press Releases   •   Dec 21, 2015 10:05 GMT

​The terrestrial television premiere of Disney-Pixar’s Brave on BBC1 on Christmas Day could prove the perfect start to the New Year for some of Scotland’s most iconic visitor attractions, according to VisitScotland.

Dunnottar braced for ‘monster rise’ in visitor numbers

Dunnottar braced for ‘monster rise’ in visitor numbers

Press Releases   •   Dec 02, 2015 16:38 GMT

Castle hits silver screen in Victor Frankenstein

Map celebrates the sites of Sunset Song

Map celebrates the sites of Sunset Song

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2015 09:38 GMT

The Aberdeenshire locations featured in the big-screen adaptation of Sunset Song are being highlighted in a new movie map produced by VisitScotland.

Scotland feels 'Outlander effect'

Scotland feels 'Outlander effect'

Press Releases   •   Oct 30, 2015 12:50 GMT

As the first series of Outlander is released on DVD and blu-ray, Scottish locations associated with the hit television show are reporting a surge in visitor numbers.

Haggis, neeps and chatty - Shoots to thrill

Haggis, neeps and chatty - Shoots to thrill

Blog posts   •   Oct 28, 2015 17:18 GMT

Last month was huge for Scotland, film and me. After quite a lot of build-up and fanfare I got to see one of Scottish history’s greatest characters on screen, marching through dramatic Highland scenery, engaged in high octane battle scenes and delivering powerful speeches.