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New galleries at the National Museum of Scotland: 14 amazing things you can see

What’s the best way to celebrate a landmark birthday? Well, if you are a museum, opening 10 fabulous new galleries...

A History of Edinburgh’s August Festivals

Discover the history of Edinburgh's world-renowned festival season, including the origins of the Edinburgh International Festival, Festival Fringe and more

11 Pawesome dog-friendly days out in Scotland

Thinking about “embarking” on a dog-friendly holiday in Scotland? Or simply looking for a fun day out for you and...

Happy Birthday Ma'am – 5 Royal Attractions in Scotland

As Her Majesty The Queen celebrates her 90th birthday, it seems only fitting that there be a string of royal...

First Look Scotland: An interview with Scottish actor Alan Cumming

Scottish actor Alan Cumming recently returned to his homeland to film a TV special for NBC. VisitScotland caught up with Alan for a quick interview.

7 Creepy Abandoned Places in Scotland

There’s something eerily fascinating about abandoned places, melancholy reminders of previous eras with seemingly little purpose in the modern world....

Only in Scotland – Six Uniquely Scottish Experiences

Travel writer Joe Reaney reveals six amazing experiences only available in Scotland, from scuba diving among German warships to exploring a breathtaking railway right out of a storybook.

Meet golf’s biggest tricksters – the Bryan Bros!

The Bryans playing a bunker shot at the Old Course, St Andrews Think you know what to expect with golf? Plaid...

Celebrate Pride in Glasgow and Edinburgh this summer

Scotland is a pretty great place for LGBT folk. The country became the 17th in the world to legalise same-sex...

Kate Thornton and Craig Revel Horwood’s #Brilliantmoments

Scotland might not be the largest country in the world, but the sheer magnitude of things to see and do here...

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