Experience Scotland’s bar culture for yourself. From traditional pubs in the countryside, which are steeped in history, to contemporary and stylish bars in the heart of the city, there is something for you.
Many of the pubs and bars listed in this section are members of the Scottish Licensed Trade Association. Founded in 1880, it is the only national association in Scotland which represents all sectors of the Scottish licensed trade industry.
In the heart of the west mainland of Orkney the Smithfield is situated in the village of Dounby, this family run hotel is surrounded by many archaeological sites, RSPB reserves and well stocked brown trout lochs.