Centuries ago, Scone Palace was a hive of medieval activity, and this May bank holiday it will return to those historical roots with the Braveheart Scottish Axe Throwing Open taking place on the palace lawns on Sunday 5th May. Sports such as axe throwing and medieval combat have become increasingly popular over recent years due to the huge success of television series Game of Thrones and Vikings.
With better weather arriving and the clocks changing to British Summer Time then it's a great opportunity to focus on outdoor pursuits, especially if you love golf and the camaraderie of playing a round with friends or simply indulging your passion to improve your handicap on some of Scotland's finest golf courses.
There is mounting evidence that children who regularly play outdoors, especially in nature, are smarter, happier and healthier. This comes as no surprise to staff and parents of Wee Wild Sparks Outdoor Nursery in Coupar Angus, Perthshire.
Buildings across Angus will be welcoming the public on 8 and 9 September when they take part in this year’s Doors Open Days.
For most people, a trip from Dundee to Perth takes about 20 minutes along the A90. But this summer you can experience the journey in a completely different way.