Scotland

The bronze plaque at the entrance to Advocates Close on Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile. Credit: Ian Rutherford / Alamy

Florence Sheward discovers the lesser known highlights of the Scottish capital With more than 3.7 million annual visitors adding to a population that has grown...

Cutting a swathe across the Scottish Highlands, from Inverness in the north to Fort William in the south, The Great Glen is a wild and wonderful landscape, with spectacular natural and cultural heritage to discover.
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...
Grenadier Guards march outside Buckingham Palace after Changing the Guard

Enter our competition for your chance to win a luxury holiday to the UK including flights, hotels, a trip to Windsor Castle and first-class train...
House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh created many elegant buildings across Glasgow. And there has never been a better time to explore his elegant...

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

“The sofa cushions are soft underneath you, the fire is well alight, the air is warm and stagnant. In these blissful circumstances, what is...

Scotland: Accommodation

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...
Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire, hotel

If you’re looking for a special place to stay that’s fit for a king and queen, why not try one of Britain’s romantic castle hotels, perfect for a weekend away.

Scotland: Great British Buildings

Edinburgh Castle. Credit: Visit Britain

Wherever you walk in Edinburgh, whether it’s down a medieval cobbled street in the Old Town or around one of the gorgeous Georgian crescents...

Scotland: Cities & Towns

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...

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House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh created many elegant buildings across Glasgow. And there has never been a better time to explore his elegant...

So celebrate St Andrew’s Day today, we unearthed some home truths about Scotland’s national saint.
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...
Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire, hotel

If you’re looking for a special place to stay that’s fit for a king and queen, why not try one of Britain’s romantic castle hotels, perfect for a weekend away.
Dunnottar Castle, Aberdeenshire. Credit: VisitBritain

With the warmer weather we take a look at some of Britain's perfect picnic spots To the beach  Surrounded by Tenby’s iconic string of pastel-shaded properties...

As the sun comes out and thoughts turn to the coast, check out some of Britain’s most idyllic and secluded beaches, highlighted in Daniel...

Scotland is famous, and rightly so, for its stunning scenery. Huge numbers of visitors go there to take in the dramatic and varied landscape....

What better way to soak up the sun and sea than a stay at one of Britain’s beautiful coastal spots? We check out the best places...

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The bronze plaque at the entrance to Advocates Close on Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile. Credit: Ian Rutherford / Alamy

Florence Sheward discovers the lesser known highlights of the Scottish capital With more than 3.7 million annual visitors adding to a population that has grown...

Cutting a swathe across the Scottish Highlands, from Inverness in the north to Fort William in the south, The Great Glen is a wild and wonderful landscape, with spectacular natural and cultural heritage to discover.

The Ben Nevis and Glen Coe National Scenic Area covers around 400 square miles and some of Scotland’s finest mountain vistas, an epic landscape...
Edinburgh Castle. Credit: Visit Britain

Wherever you walk in Edinburgh, whether it’s down a medieval cobbled street in the Old Town or around one of the gorgeous Georgian crescents...