Scotland

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 Prince Charles opens a B&B on Scotland’s remote north-easterly tip, Janice Hopper escapes to Caithness to discover an area rich in natural beauty...

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.

Enter our competition for your chance to win a holiday in Britain for two worth up to £5,000, including free international flights Bagpiping in...

The Up Helly Aa festival celebrates Shetland’s Viking heritage in style, yet there is far more to the remote Scottish archipelago than flaming torch...

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

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.

Looking for a suitably spooky place to visit or even stay? Check out our top five haunted houses across Britain... Inveraray Castle, Argyll, Scotland  Perhaps the...

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

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

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Looking for a suitably spooky place to visit or even stay? Check out our top five haunted houses across Britain... Inveraray Castle, Argyll, Scotland  Perhaps the...

First look at Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Oak Room, recreated at the brand new V&A Dundee museum Charles Rennie Mackintosh's iconic Oak Room will go on...
24 hours in Aberdeen

Dive right into harbour life in Scotland’s third largest city, Aberdeen, with our whistlestop guide In July 1909, Harry Houdini prepared for a run at...
Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire

Make the most of summer and visit one of Britain's perfect picnic spots To the beach Surrounded by Tenby’s iconic string of pastel-shaded properties along the...

Once a Norse stronghold, the Shetland Islands, in Britain’s extreme north, are littered with relics of their former conquerors and much more besides, writes...
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...

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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 Prince Charles opens a B&B on Scotland’s remote north-easterly tip, Janice Hopper escapes to Caithness to discover an area rich in natural beauty...

Enter our competition for your chance to win a holiday in Britain for two worth up to £5,000, including free international flights Bagpiping in...

The Up Helly Aa festival celebrates Shetland’s Viking heritage in style, yet there is far more to the remote Scottish archipelago than flaming torch...