Discover Scotland during Homecoming 2014

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Welcome to Scotland! Find insider travel tips from the locals, explore our seasonal calendar to learn about the events, activities and wildlife in Scotland all year round, or uncover your family's Scottish roots. It's all here for you to enjoy. And there's no better time than now to visit, with hundreds of events and festivals across the country during 2014, the Year of Homecoming Scotland.

Experience history being brought to life at Bannockburn Live in June, take a front row seat during the Glasgow Commonwealth Games or cheer on golfing greats at the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles. Explore below to find out more about everything you can see and do in Scotland in 2014.

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    Win a trip to Scotland
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    Explore our seasonal calendar
  • Our Scotland ambassadors
    Get insider travel tips from our Scotland Ambassadors
  • Jumping pipers
    Celebrate the Year of Homecoming Scotland 2014
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Get travel tips from real Scots!

Our Scotland ambassadors let you in on their favourite places up and down the country.

Check our seasonal calendar to inspire your Scottish holiday at any time of year

Seasonal Calendar

Check our seasonal calendar to inspire your Scottish holiday at any time of year.

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Scottish ancestry

Why not delve into the history books and discover if you are amongst millions of others with Scottish ancestry?

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Fly direct to Scotland

Find out about direct flights into Scotland from North America, Australasia, the Middle East and elsewhere.

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Inspiring itineraries

Scotland is easy to navigate on a touring adventure and our itineraries will provide inspiration for your Scotland vacation.

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Homecoming Scotland events

Enjoy a packed programme of active, food & drink, ancestral and natural events throughout Homecoming Scotland 2014.

Homecoming Scotland 2014

Homecoming Scotland 2014

The year of Homecoming Scotland is the perfect time to visit Scotland. We'll be celebrating everything that's great about Scotland, with hundreds of events throughout the year and across the whole country, including Bannockburn Live and the Ryder Cup.