Scotland

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...

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

The Grant Arms Hotel is in the perfect position for a leisurely break in Speyside, with the snow-capped Cairngorm mountain range on the doorstep...

Enjoy a five-night wildlife and history break in the Scottish Highlands.Join with Discover Britain and experts from the Bird Watching and Wildlife Club at...

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

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

Scotland: Great British Buildings

Vicky SartainScotland is home to an assortment of spellbinding fortresses, but Glamis Castle – a spectacular multi turreted affair lying at the foot of...

Scotland: Cities & Towns

Wander through the city’s streets and it will soon become apparent why Glasgow was voted as the UK’s City of Architecture and Design in...

Scotland: More on Discover Britain

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...
Lindisfarne

We discover Britain‘s top 10 amazing islands.
heritage journeys, scotland

In part 3 of our best heritage journeys series we bring the best trip by boat: an Inner Hebrides cruise from Oban.

Here, we take a look at the twists and turns of five of the UK's best mazes.

This 36-page guide, brought to you by Discover Britain and VisitScotland, brings you the best of Scotland in 2016. Discover atmospheric castles and ancient clan...

A new Scottish Gin Trail and map has been launched to guide you around 12 of the country’s best gin distilleries and bars.

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

With Hogmanay behind us and Burns Night on the horizon, we continue with our Scottish theme this January. And what is more warming on...

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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...

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...

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.