Explore Culloden Battlefield, the iconic site of Scotland's last great battle. An essential stop for every history lover.
Burns Cottage in Alloway. Uncover the history, and immerse yourself in the surroundings that shaped his enduring poetry.
Towering amidst a historic golf course in Fife, Scotland, these prehistoric monoliths offer a unique blend of sports and history.
General Wade's Bridge in Aberfeldy, a testament to 18th-century strategic planning and architecture.
An overview of the very oldest castles in Scotland, from lesser-known Castle Sween to the famous Edinburgh Castle.
Study the fascinating history and modern significance of the 'Prince of Scotland' title, currently held by Prince William.
'Bonnie', a term deeply embedded in Scottish culture. Discover its origin, historical context, and its role in literature and music.
Explore Scotland's captivating past, from its geological formation over 3 billion years ago to its cultural evolution.
Explore Fort George's rich history, architectural marvels, and the Highlanders' Museum at this 18th-century fortress.
Faith, Hope, and Charity statues in Inverness. Learn about their journey from atop the YMCA building to their rightful place in the city.
Discover the mysterious stone circles of Aberdeenshire, ancient monuments rich in history and folklore.
The Bernera Barracks serve as a reminder of the government's efforts to assert control after the 1715 Jacobite uprising.
Stories about the Highland clearances rarely end positively, but the people of Skye united against a wealthy landowner in 1884.
The great kilt debate is finally put to rest. Read on to find out what a Scotsman wears underneath his kilt.
The unicorn is Scotland's national animal, but why? Let's look at the history of the unicorn and why it was chosen by Scottish royality.
A magical ancient motte and bailey style castle ruin, jutting out of the Moray landscape near Lossiemouth.
The sad tale of Janet Horne, the last witch to be lawfully executed in Scotland. Read on to find out more about her.
A short guide to the best castles in Moray, tower houses, motte and bailey keeps and the traditional baronial style, Moray has them all!
Guest writer Kieran MacRae takes us to the most haunted places in Scotland! Not for the faint hearted!
A four thousand year old burial site, similar in design to the chambered cairns at Balnuaran of Clava near Inverness.
An ancient broch not far from Golspie and Dunrobin Castle. Carn Liath is around 2000 years old and is a fascinating place to visit.
A quick visit to the fantastic ruin of Old Inverlochy Castle, a 13th-century ruin built by the powerful Comyn family.
A visit to Spean Bridge Commando Memorial, a fantastic monument to the heroic commandos of World War 2.
A quick visit to this interesting 4000 year old ring cairn and stone circle near the Ballindalloch Castle ticket office.
A family-owned 16th-century castle on a large estate with golf, shooting, stalking and fishing. Fantastic gardens and self guided tour.
A nice place to stop on the NE250, the ancient Inveravon Pictish Stones are a fascinating hidden gem.
One of the finest surviving cast iron bridges in Scotland is located near Craigellachie in Moray. Find out more!
How was Scotland able to withstand the might of the Roman Empire 2000 years ago? The Battle of Mons Graupius and Hadrian's Wall.
A brief overview of some of the weird and wonderful Scottish mythical beasts & monsters from Scotland's folklore.
Let's look at the Scottish Highland games - athletic events, history, music, locations and ticket prices around Scotland!
Once home to Edward Longshanks and the Wolf of Badenoch, Lochindorb Castle is steeped in medieval history!
Does Scotland have its own national anthem? Flower of Scotland is the adopted song of choice but is not official.
Discover the meaning of Scotland's unique motto and its use throughout history and the modern world.
An in-depth article into the many amazing Scottish inventions from the past 300 years which have shaped the modern world.
A look at the popular Scottish folksong - Coulter's Candy / Ally Bally Bee - which is still sung to children today.
A 600 year old castle on a hilly prominence near Dufftown in Moray. Lets look at the car park and directions to this amazing castle.
Synonymous with Scotland, loved by tourists and locals alike, what is the enduring appeal of the Highland cow?
The 152 year old Victorian Market in Inverness on Academy Street. Independently owned businesses in the city centre.
Climb an extinct volcano in Edinburgh?! Fantastic walks, lochs and geology - a stones throw from the city centre.
All about Burns Night in Scotland, celebrating the life and work of Robert Burns, national poet of Scotland.
An article about Scottish Christmas traditions and how we celebrate this fantastic
holiday in Scotland.
Upper and lower Lagmore Stone Circles near Ballindalloch and Bridge of Avon, don't drive by our history - stop for a look!
Visiting the Falkirk Wheel, the worlds only rotating boat lift, connecting two canals. Fantastic engineering and many activities.
An area of outstanding natural beauty, Randolph's Leap is a lovely area for a walk in west Moray with an interesting story.
The town of Dornoch in north Scottish Highlands on the east coast. A lovely place with a cathedral and many nice restaurants.
A spur of the moment visit to Morayvia, a brilliant aerospace museum based in Kinloss with many fantastic exhibits.
The ruin of Beauly Priory, once home to Valliscaulian monastic monks from France. A great tourist attraction west of Inverness.
An article about neepie lanterns and how to carve them. A great Scottish tradition in the Halloween holidays!
An amazing trip back in time to view the 4000 year old burial cairns and standing stones at Clava Cairns.
The ruin of Redcastle, situated on the Beauly Firth it is a wonderful castle and gardens to visit in The Black Isle.
Held by the Sutherland clan for over 700 years, Dunrobin Castle is steeped in history and has a beautiful Victorian garden.
Learn about the rich history surrounding Dornoch Cathedral and its Bishop - Gilbert de Moravia in 1222.
A charming ruin of a Scottish Castle located near Dornoch in the north of Scotland. Currently owned by a Russian billionaire!
Spey Viaduct is a stunning example of Victorian engineering, completed in 1886 it is now part of the coastal trail walk.
Often overlooked by holiday makers, Moray is a fantastic county packed with interesting things to see and do.
A little history of the iconic Scottish Saltire flag, one of the oldest flags still in use in the world today.
An article about the ruin of Balvenie Castle near Dufftown and Glenfiddich Distillery in the county of Moray.
Exploring the extremely ruinous Boyne Castle, reclaimed by nature, near Portsoy, Aberdeenshire
The Falls of Shin Waterfall, visitor centre and Salmon leaping in Sutherland. Fantastic restaurant, play park and woodland walks.
Visit the 1100 year old Sueno's Stone, a carved standing stone of Pictish origin in Forres, Moray. Find out more.
The ruins of Ruthven Barracks - go back in time to the Jacobite rebellion and learn about a focal point in Scottish history.
Just a few of the fantastic filming locations I have visited in Scotland from the hit TV show Outlander.
Nelson's Tower memorial, built in the 1800s to celebrate the victory at the Battle of Trafalgar during the Napoleonic wars.
Things to see and do on the Moray Firth / Coast in North East Scotland. Castles, Cliffs, Dolphins and more.
Let's delve into the history of Scottish Independence & the political structure of the United Kingdom - Is Scotland a country?
A visit to Edinburgh need not be expensive, here are some free activities you can do on your visit.
A crumbling ruin of castle situated on the Moray coast near Cullen with a fascinating history and link to Mary Queen of Scots.