Scotland

Quiet, crisp and clear autumn days are perfect for exploring some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery – especially with the promise of a wholesome...

While the mystery of the Loch Ness monster has kept visitors coming back for generations, there’s far more to Britain’s most infamous lake as...

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...

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

Enter our latest competition for the chance to immerse yourself in the history and mystery of Loch Ness Experience the wonders of Loch Ness thanks...

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

Quiet, crisp and clear autumn days are perfect for exploring some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery – especially with the promise of a wholesome...
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

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

Scotland: More on Discover Britain

Glasgow University, Scotland. Credit: Visit Britain

Famed for its Victorian and art nouveau architecture, Scotland's Glasgow is a city rich with history By Wilma Patterson There's an old saying that ‘the Clyde...

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

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.
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...

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...

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Quiet, crisp and clear autumn days are perfect for exploring some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery – especially with the promise of a wholesome...

While the mystery of the Loch Ness monster has kept visitors coming back for generations, there’s far more to Britain’s most infamous lake as...

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...

Enter our latest competition for the chance to immerse yourself in the history and mystery of Loch Ness Experience the wonders of Loch Ness thanks...