Scotland Places of Interest

Scotland’s west coast is home to the world’s finest whisky distilleries and the surrounding landscape is every bit as refreshing as the drinks themselves,...

For those that enjoy the treat of an afternoon tea, silver cake stands piled high with pastries, freshly-baked cakes and dainty finger sandwiches, there...

Stunning, unspoilt scenery is what Lochaber in the west Scottish Highlands does best, but it’s by no means just a historic hinterland. Far from...

With serene waters and more than 40 peaks, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park is a charming introduction to highland life, says Jenny...

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.

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...