The Year of Homecoming Scotland 2014

Scotland welcomes the world for the Year of Homecoming Scotland 2014! The year-long programme of events will celebrate the very best of Scotland’s food and drink, our fantastic active and natural resources as well as our creativity, culture and ancestral heritage.

Scotland has played host to two world-class events in 2014 - the XXth Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the 40th Ryder Cup at historic Gleneagles in September.

We invite you to come and experience a place where everyone feels at home!


From walking and cycling festivals to water sports and marathons, explore Scotland's adventure playground throughout Homecoming 2014 here.


Uncover your ancestral roots and Scottish tradition through Highland games, historic events and much more.


Hogmanay kicks off a programme of creative events which showcase Scotland's fantastic arts and cultural scene. Be inspired!

Food and Drink

Celebrate Scotland's national drink at whisky events, or uncover local flavours and foodie festivals throughout 2014 here.


From wildlife festivals to celebrations of our national parks, discover natural Scotland through a year-long programme of events.


Throughout Homecoming 2014, enjoy a packed programme of cultural, active, food & drink, ancestral and natural events and festivals.

Find out more about Homecoming 2014 Events