GIVEAWAY – a copy of The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley, and an Orla Kiely ‘Books are my Bag’ tote!

21st April 2019

We are feeling very sunny this week, so in order to reflect the good weather we have a bright yellow theme going on in this week’s giveaway! Be in with a chance of winning a copy of the excellent The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley and a Books are My Bag tote, designed by Orla Kiely.

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

The Hunting Party is set in the Scottish HIghlands ….. Read our review here. 

In a remote hunting lodge, deep in the Scottish wilderness, old friends gather for New Year.

The beautiful one
The golden couple
The volatile one
The new parents
The quiet one
The city boy
The outsider

The victim.

Not an accident – a murder among friends.

How to enter:

Just share with us your thoughts on SCOTLAND… where have you been? Do you have some top tips? Where would you like to go? Do so in the COMMENTS below by midnight UK time on 4th May, 2019. It’s as simple as that. It’s INTERNATIONAL too!

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  1. User: tripfiction

    Posted on: 06/05/2019 at 2:47 pm

    Sarah D’s name came out of the hat. Thank you to everyone who took party in this giveaway!!

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  2. User: sarah dunsbee

    Posted on: 05/05/2019 at 11:04 am

    So many places in Scotland would love to visit…my friend lives in England,another in Highlands,my mum used to buy Ortak jewellery from the Orkney Islands and would adore to see the ancient sites there and the puffins,surely the cutest birds ever and so clever…they can walk ,fly and swim! I can barely do one of those!
    Then Edinburgh for the shows and the castle…where my great grand father was a guard during the first world war…
    Glasgow for Rennie Mackintosh
    Walter Scott and John Buchan’s museums and sites
    Jessie! And more sites of beauty,lochs and mountains….

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  3. User: Abantika Bose

    Posted on: 03/05/2019 at 3:21 am

    Haven’t even been out of India but would love to visit Scotland and Paris one day!❤

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  4. User: Claire Davies

    Posted on: 02/05/2019 at 7:49 am

    We went to Edinburgh a few years ago now for the The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and loved it! We went to The Royal Yacht Britannia and The Palace of Holyroodhouse and Holyrood Abbey. We also visited the National Museum of Scotland – so many great places to visit. Would highly recommend going to The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

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  5. User: Alison Hunter

    Posted on: 30/04/2019 at 8:30 am

    I am lucky as my son lives in Edinburgh so I visit regularly. We love to take the train across the Forth Rail Bridge as two of my great grandfathers were involved in the construction. My dream place to live is Oban – just love it.

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  6. User: Paula Courtney

    Posted on: 29/04/2019 at 6:14 pm

    I’ve been to Glasgow and loved the city and was made feel so welcome. The architecture is amazing.

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  7. User: Irena Matković

    Posted on: 28/04/2019 at 1:17 pm

    I would love to visit! Edinburgh is high on my travel wish list.

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  8. User: Clare Ollif

    Posted on: 27/04/2019 at 8:05 pm

    I’ve been all over Scotland and love Perthshire the most. Especially Dunkeld and up to Pitlochry there are wonderful walks , scenery and local pubs.

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  9. User: Linda Gomez

    Posted on: 24/04/2019 at 10:07 pm

    We visited Edinburgh a couple of years back, it was so hot we had to buy sun cream!!!! Lovely city. We toured the Queens old ship, which is really interesting.

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  10. User: Elaine Fearnley

    Posted on: 24/04/2019 at 12:56 pm

    I went to Dundee in 1978 as a young girl and I loved the train ride from the NorthWest of England through Scotland. The scenery was magnificent, and the people were very friendly. I’d love to visit the Lochs, and to experience first-hand the beauty of the Highlands, and see the wildlife and the grandeur of the surroundings. I’d love to visit Edinburgh, and soak up the history there, and I’d like to visit the Moray Firth. Scotland is a magnificent country, rugged and steeped in history, with a wild and natural beauty, and although I’m now in my early 60’s, I’d love to visit again if I had the chance.

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  11. User: Jane Willis

    Posted on: 24/04/2019 at 12:50 pm

    Back in the 1960s, I lived for a couple of years in Thurso, on the far North East coast of Scotland. I absolutely loved it there – the wild sea, the views over to the Orkney islands, the rolling wilderness of Caithness and the grandeur of Sutherland. From there I visited the Orkneys a couple of times but I would love to explore them more, and to head even further out to the Shetlands.

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  12. User: ALYSON READ

    Posted on: 24/04/2019 at 6:50 am

    The Highland Fling organised by the Outlander crew – fantastic party!!

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  13. User: Lesley

    Posted on: 23/04/2019 at 12:50 pm

    I have very fond memories of Edinburgh and exploring its fascinating history. In recent times I’ve been told about a place called Plockton by 2 different friends who do not know one another. 1 described it as Paradise and the other called it a Beautiful Jewel. I hope to get there this year.

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  14. User: Liam James

    Posted on: 23/04/2019 at 12:45 pm

    There’s a loch, deep in the old forests of the Scottish Highlands, where I like to go to, string my hammock up between two Scots Pine trees and spend a few days. It’s just the most beautiful, tranquil and calm place, with a whole host of amazing wildlife surrounding me and the ever changing sky, the forest and the mountains reflected in the calm water of the loch.

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  15. User: Susan Bailey

    Posted on: 23/04/2019 at 12:55 am

    Would love to go to the Highlands!

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  16. User: Tracy Terry

    Posted on: 22/04/2019 at 5:43 pm

    Love Scotland, amazing scenery. As a girl I can remember spending hours looking for a haggis which my grandad assured us existed.

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  17. User: Sarah Clapton

    Posted on: 22/04/2019 at 6:45 am

    Scotland is breathtaking, a few years ago we travelled up to Fort William by car and the scenery was stunning, so isolated and unpopulated, great for walking and the people were so friendly. Definitely will go back again.

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  18. User: Leah Tonna

    Posted on: 22/04/2019 at 6:33 am

    I’ve only been to Scotland once to stay with friends. I made myself scarce every morning to not be in their way, took gentle walks around the local loch….such perfect silence. I’ve never known quiet like it.

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  19. User: Teresa S

    Posted on: 22/04/2019 at 5:19 am

    I loved travelling on the train line between Fort William and Mallaig. The views across to the islands near the beautiful Morar beach were fantastic.

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  20. User: Lana Hood

    Posted on: 22/04/2019 at 1:52 am

    I have never been to Scotland by family have been and still talk about the amazing experience of touring this lovely region.

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  21. User: Judy smith

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 9:49 pm

    We have visited the trossocks,Edinburgh and it’s lovely castle.you can’t beat Scottish shortbread and a wee dram. I would love to visit loch Ness.

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  22. User: Lacy Morris

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 9:32 pm

    I adore Scotland, as a little girl I have very fond memories of staying in Edinburgh with my mum, in a hotel over looking the castle and nibbling on Scottish Rock. My favourite book is Greyfriars Bobby. My dad still goes to Scotland for holidays, I would love to see the puffins.

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  23. User: Linda Rumsey

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 9:14 pm

    The Cnoc Freiceadain Long Cairns in Caithness is a favourite place to visit.

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  24. User: Susan T.

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 9:09 pm

    I’d like to visit Skara Brae and Stirling Castle and of course Loch Ness!

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  25. User: Suzanne Ryan

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 8:17 pm

    My daughter is living in Edinburgh, I love visiting!! Last summer we headed up the Highlands, it was superb. The highlight was driving along Glen Eteve, our photos are fabulous!

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  26. User: Claire Harris

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 8:11 pm

    The only place I’ve been to in Scotland is Glasgow airport on a National Express bus!
    I always think that I will save Scotland for when I can no longer get abroad!
    I have always intended to go to the Edinburgh festival, but so far it hasn’t happened!

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  27. User: Maureen Julian

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 7:52 pm

    Visited Scotland many years ago – saw the Edinburgh Tattoo, Highland Games – visited a kilt making firm, etc. The only problem with the visit was the continual rain!

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  28. User: Rachel Hall

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 7:27 pm

    Edinburgh so I could see the views from Arthur’s Seat and meet the giant pandas in the zoo.

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  29. User: JULIE RYAN

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 6:34 pm

    The Highlands – stunningly beautiful but keep an eye out for Nessie

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    • User: tripfiction

      Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 7:03 pm

      VERY true….!!! 😉

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  30. User: Andrea Hedgcock

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 6:33 pm

    I have never been but one of my nieces is studying at St Andrews so I’d like to go there at some point.

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  31. User: Janine Phillips

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 6:26 pm

    I was born in Scotland and lived there until I was 9, then moved to England. My fave place is Aviemore, the scenery is stunning x

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  32. User: Claire Broomsgrove

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 6:24 pm

    I have been luck enough to go to the Highlands where the countryside is beautiful, the air is so fresh and clean. I love Blair Castle, and the magnificent Altholl Highlanders.

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  33. User: Penny-sue Wolfe

    Posted on: 21/04/2019 at 6:18 pm

    We have always wanted to visit Scotland but have not as yet! Would live to stay in a big house in the Highlands like Monarch of the Glen!

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