The New Hampshire Highland Games at Loon Mountain is hosted by a non-profit organization known as the New Hampshire Gathering of Scottish Clans. It is an organization that is dedicated to ...
Rising up as a lone peak to a height of 1,083 meters, Schiehallion is located between Loch Tummel and Loch Tay in Perthshire, Scotland. Viewed from the west across Loch Rannoch, Schiehallion ...
Bird watching in Scotland is a rewarding hobby as there are birds of every possible habitat here. There are excellent opportunities to observe sea birds and wading birds, inland birds and birds ...
The first Dundee International Guitar Festival was held in the year 1991, and the event has grown more popular over the years. Thousands of music lovers and aspiring guitar masters flock to ...
What to See
You can conveniently visit what is reputed to be the oldest distillery in Scotland, which is just an hour’s drive from both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Though illicit stills in the numerous small huts or bothies in Glenturret flourished even in 1717, a legitimate distillery was established in 1775 to make single malt whiskey. Located next to the Glenturret Burn in the heart of the scenic ...
- Golf Courses
The whistle of the steam engine resounds through the dense silver birch forests adding a touch of nostalgia as you play. The western boundary of the Boat of Garten Golf and Tennis Club is adjoining the tracks of the Strathspey Steam Railway, well loved by vacationers. Popularly called “the Gleneagles of the North,” the delightful Boat of Garten Club is one of the most scenic in Scotland.
If you have spent some time in the Scottish Highlands you may have found yourself listening to some traditional Scottish music. The Highlands may not be the only place in Scotland where people have an appreciation for this type of music, but it is certainly a good place to discover Scottish folk music.
Clan Donnachaidh Museum is dedicated to the clan which bears its name. The name Donnachaidh means “children of Duncan”. Inside the museum you will discover a variety of items, including documents, pictures, books and so forth, which relate to the clan of Donnachaidh. Also contained in this fascinating Scottish museum is the mystical Stone of the Standard or Clan na Bratach. The museum of the ...
The massive ruins seem strangely out of place but still dominate Birsay. One can only imagine what Earl’s Palace was like in its full glory. It stood by the shore of Birsay Bay, a proud edifice whose cruel owner oppressed the people of Orkney as long as he ruled them.
- Stirling and Trossachs
In the southern region of Perthshire you will find Doune, a small burgh near the River Teith. Doune was first made a burgh in the 16th century and it was then that it became well known for its cotton industry and for the pistols it produced. Today those two industries are a thing of the past.
Kenmore is a delightful village overlooking the beautiful Loch Tay. The first thing to catch your eye on approaching the town is the lines of whitewashed cottages. Filled with scenic splendor and historic intrigue, the village of Kenmore is a delightful tourist stop.
- Scottish Theatre
The Gateway Theatre can be found on Elm Row, Leith Walk in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is one of the leading theatre houses that encourages international recognition for local shows and actors. Gateway is also the venue where all the Acting and Production students from the Queen Margaret University College practice and perform.