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.
Leith is a historic district of Edinburgh that centres around the Water of Leith, Leith harbour, and the restaurant-packed Shore.
The district has a rich maritime history but it is now a popular tourist destination thanks to its combination of trendy bars, award winning restaurants, superb shopping areas and attractions including the Royal Yacht Britannia.
There are so many things I like about Scotland it’s an almost impossible task to say which is my favourite, but I think if I was pushed I’d put the dramatic mountains of the Cairngorms and the stunning forests of Perthshire at a joint number one, closely followed by the single malt whisky’s.
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.
If you want some good, hearty, wholesome meals there’s a list of recipes in this list that you can easily make yourself with just a few basic ingredients I bet you’ve already got in your cupboard.