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  • Relish Simple Pleasures in the ‘Year of Natural Scotland’

    With 2013 designated as the 'Year of Natural Scotland' and CNN declaring Scotland to be its top travel destination choice for 2013, travelers who have considered visiting this ruggedly ...

  • Explore Dunstaffnage Castle at Loch Etive

    Situated on a rocky outcrop overlooking Loch Etive in Argyll and Bute, Dunstaffnage Castle is one of Scotland's oldest stone castles, dating back to the 13th century. The castle was built ...

  • Spectacular Sea Eagles on the Isle of Skye

    Considered to be a close cousin of the North American Bald Eagle, the White-tailed Eagle, or Sea Eagle, is one of the largest birds of prey found in Scotland and is the fourth largest bird ...

  • Admire the View from the Summit of Schiehallion

    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 ...

  • Scottish Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie

    Widely regarded as one of the most important philanthropists of his era, Andrew Carnegie was born in a small cottage in Dunfermline, Scotland, on 25 November 1835, and was named after his ...

  • Visit Bressay and Noss in the Shetland Islands

    Separated from Lerwick by the Bressay Sound, Bressay is the fifth largest of the Shetland Islands, with a population of around 400 people, many of whom travel daily by ferry to work in ...

  • Kinloch Castle on the Isle of Rùm

    Located on the Isle of Rùm off the west coast of Scotland, Kinloch Castle was built between 1897 and 1900 as a private summer residence for Sir George Bullough, who inherited the island and ...

  • Henry Bell – Steamboat Pioneer

    Scottish engineer Henry Bell (1767-1830) is credited with pioneering the development of Europe's first successful passenger steamboat service, a paddle steamer named PS Comet, which ran ...

  • SSHF – Honoring Achievers in Sport

    Supported by SportScotland and National Museums Scotland, the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame (SSHF) is part of the Sporting Scotland Gallery located in the Museum of Scotland on Chambers ...

  • Experience the Ancient Sport of Falconry

    The ancient sport of falconry may have originated in Mongolia or China in around 2000 BC and is thought to have been introduced to Europe in around 400 AD. In Scotland the sport had quite a ...