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
Explore our extensive collection of articles, full of Scottish facts and in depth features on Scottish traditions and culture. Pick one of our most popular topics below or dive into 'all features' to explore Scotland's rich heritage.
Take a tour of Scotland's regions and find out what a visit to Scotland has to offer.
Find out about famous Scottish people, actors and celebrities
From spooky stories to UFOs and the most haunted places in Scotland
All about Robbie Burns, from his poetry to Burns night and supper
Scotland’s links and influence across the water and the world
Great Scottish inventions and inventors that changed the world
From new Scottish bands to studying music in Scotland
Facts about Saint Andrew and how St. Andrew’s day is celebrated the world over
Tartan, kilts and Scotland’s national dress in the 21st Century
Everything there is to know about Scottish whisky (or scotch), distilleries and the traditions that go with them
Find out just how much more there is to Scotland here, from castles to clans and Glasgow to golf.