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11 breathtaking photos of Orkney

Orkney is a place of real contrasts. One minute you can be wandering through one of the islands’ bustling towns or...

18 Braw Scottish Words & Their Meanings

Learn how to speak like a local with these great Scottish words and their meanings. From ‘braw’ to ‘wheesht’, we’ll...

4 ways to experience traditional Gaelic culture in Glasgow

Scotland’s founding language, Gaelic, dates back centuries and has a history rich with music and folklore. Still spoken by some...

A Yank in Scotland – The Sequel

Back in September 2016, my wife Rochelle and I took our first trip from Charlottesville, Virginia to Scotland and immediately fell...

Discover Scotland’s Storybook Trail

To celebrate Scotland’s many links with children’s literature, we have created Scotland’s Storybook Trail for bookworms of all ages to...

14 must-enjoy experiences in the east of Scotland

We’d like to introduce you to Tay Country, an area of beautiful beaches and serene glens, with a buzzing culture...

6 Scottish baby names inspired by beautiful islands

Looking for a Scottish baby name? Then perhaps you should turn to Scotland’s islands for some inspiration. These six are...

Six Degrees of Scotland

To mark the 90th Academy Awards we are celebrating Scotland’s own big screen appearances by creating Six Degrees of Scotland –...

On the Trail of Bloody Scotland

Scotland has produced and inspired many a dark tale. To celebrate this Historic Environment Scotland have teamed up with 12 of...

Tartan Day – 10 unbe-weave-able facts about tartan

Look out your kilt or tartan trews – Sunday 6 April is Tartan Day, a chance for Scots both at...

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