Scotland Places of Interest

Scottish Highlands

The main draw of Inverness is the beauty of the surrounding Scottish Highlands, but join us first for a whistle-stop tour of the historic...

Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh. Credit: Shabaz Majeed, Scotland in Photographs

Scotland is a beautiful country of wild landscapes, mist shrouded mountains and dramatic green hills that go for miles. Here we share a taster of...

Dunnottar Castle, Aberdeenshire

A favourite haunt of the royal family, Aberdeenshire’s close association with the British monarchy started in 1848 when Prince Albert acquired the lease on...

Sixty-six new gardens in Scotland are to open to the public as Scotland’s Gardens celebrates its 85th anniversary year.

There is nothing more warming on a cold winter’s day than a wee dram of whisky. We look at its history and pick some of...

As the nation gears up for a year of celebrations to mark the enduring influence of Britain’s greatest writer, we’ve gathered together some the places to celebrate Shakespeare.

Unesco, heritage, Scotland, bridge, history

Scotland's famous Forth Bridge was named as UK's 29th World Heritage Site at a recent Unesco committee meeting in Bonn, Germany

Discover more about the intrepid explorer, Dr David Livingstone, at the centre dedicated to his life.David Livingstone Centre. National Trust for ScotlandBorn in Blantyre,...

In a landscape little altered through the ages, the coastal county of Angus comprises some 2,200 square kilometres of wild and mountainous terrain. Battered...

Within this magnificent Victorian building, visitors will be able to discover Scotland’s treasure trove of artefacts. National Museum of Scotland. Image by Andrew LeeThousands...