The Scottish kilt is one of the most recognizable items of traditional clothing in the world. This warm, smart and durable garment is frequently worn at weddings and it’s the only national dress in the UK that’s worn for ordinary purposes as well as special occasions.
Discover the history behind Scotland’s kilt as well as its modern-day use, and learn exactly how to wear it and which accessories to wear with it in this handy all-in-one guide.
Scotland is full of surprises. Whether it’s the jaw-dropping views of Glencoe or the magical atmosphere of Edinburgh, this country is regarded as one of the world’s top tourist destinations. Discover a collection of fascinating facts about Scotland in this article.
Red squirrels may be declining in other parts of the UK but here in Scotland we have healthy – and even growing – populations that are estimated to exceed 120,000 animals.
Discover exactly where red squirrels like to live, what you should feed them and the threats they face in this ultimate guide.
Highland Cows are a Scottish breed of rustic cattle known for their thick, shaggy coats that enable them to survive in the harshest of temperatures.
In this article you’ll learn all about the ‘Heilan Coo’ and discover the best places in Scotland to see them.
Everybody loves puffins. There’s something about their oversized heads and brightly-coloured stripy beaks and that makes them impossibly endearing.
In this article I’ll show you the best places to see these fascinating seabirds.
Scottish Beer is almost as legendary as Scotch whisky, and you can’t step foot in any town in the country without finding yourself in the vicinity of at least one watering hole that serves a wide selection of local brews.
What do you think of when someone mentions Scottish food? Cardiac-arresting mars bars dipped in batter? Or diabetes-inducing squares of tablet fuelling hyperactive children? Discover the top recipes that will change your opinion of Scottish food with this in-depth guide.
The Out About Scotland complete guide to celebrating Burns Night in Scotland – background information, what happens at an event, and the best places to go on Burn’s Night.