With an eclectic range of theatre and dance, the world’s festival capital, outstanding summer music festivals, blockbuster movie locations, breathtaking art and architecture and a captivating literary history - Scotland has a truly thriving arts and culture scene. Now is the perfect time to plan your trip to ensure you make the most of the wonderful arts and culture on offer.
Use these itineraries to discover the creative side of Scotland with sculptures, galleries, attractions and much more.
Scotland’s diversity of traditional music is right at the heart of the country’s cultural scene
Uncover the fascinating history of one of Scotland’s most iconic products and discover how to find your own tartan.
Scotland boasts an impressive range of strong contemporary buildings which showcase the diversity of architecture.
Take part in arts and culture events in Scotland and choose between music, film, dance, art and literature festivals.
Discover one of Scotland's most renowned artists and architects, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, whose designs have left their mark
Enjoy world-class art collections, quirky music venues and groundbreaking events in Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley.
Delve into the bookshops of Wigtown, the National Book Town, and explore the galleries of Kirkcudbright, the Artists' Town.
Uncover Edinburgh’s literary history and UNESCO status and discover many intriguing connections to famous writers.
Scotland’s artists include painter Henry Raeburn, designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Fife-born Jack Vettriano.