Pick from a range of interesting facts and detailed information about Scotland and the Scottish people.
Scotland is known the world over as a place of history and heritage as well as cutting edge art and culture
Study in Scotland and you will benefit from world-class teaching developed over centuries.
VisitScotland is the national tourism organisation, providing information on events, accommodation, travelling to Scotland and what to do when you get here.
Live & Workin Scotland
Key information on the practical aspects of moving to Scotland and where to get advice. Plus read about the experiences of people who have moved to Scotland from all over the world.
Scotland is renowned across the globe for its rich culture and heritage, and its contribution to the world past and present. From its thriving contemporary arts and music scene to its achievements in industry, medicine, science, law and literature, Scotland's story is one of immense achievement
Famous Scottish people
Scotland has produced a large number of well known people across all industries from philosophy, music, film and science. View our galleries and see how many of them you can name.
No need to introduce these famous faces! Did you know they were all native Scots?
Scotland's greatest minds influenced global culture and are still studied today.
Meet some of Scotland's most legendary heroes and heroines.
Meet some of the shining stars of Scottish sport.