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Discover Scotland’s fascinating literary history, its intriguing connections to renowned authors, poets and bestselling children’s writers, and celebrate great literature at some of the world’s best book festivals.
See the breathtaking landmarks that inspired some of the best-known stories of all time from Count Dracula’s castle to Harry Potter’s Hogwart’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Enjoy a drink in Ian Rankin’s fictional character, Detective Inspector Rebus’s favourite pub and relax in the old haunts of many famous literary figures.
Spend a day at one of Scotland’s renowned book fairs and celebrate the best Scottish and international writers. Enjoy many informative and fun events such as meeting bestselling authors, poetry readings and writing workshops.
There are many fascinating and exciting literary events and attractions to enjoy across Scotland throughout the year, so now is the perfect time to discover them.
The Book Shop in Wigtown
The Jacobite steam train passing over the Glenfinnan Viaduct at the head of Loch Shiel, Highlands
The statue of Sir Walter Scott below the Scott Monument, Princes Street Gardens East, Edinburgh