For the head, heart and the spirit

Some people follow their head, and some follow their heart. In Scotland we’ve always had a spirited determination to follow both.

To be a place where groundbreaking ideas meet the warm embrace of tradition. To celebrate progress and kindness in equal measure.

We’ve come a long way and you could too.

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Edinburgh Festivals

With a packed programme of events, Edinburgh’s festivals continue to be a unique showcase of Scottish and international creative talent for everyone. The festivals are excited to invite you back for 2024.

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Highland Games

Highland Games are a mix of sports, culture and community. These unique events still take place around Scotland, and the world.


About Scotland

Scotland is a progressive nation built on dynamism, creativity and the warmth of its people. Get to know us.

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Scotland is Going Net Zero

Scotland’s playing its part and has committed to reach net zero emissions by 2045 in a way that’s equal, fair and creates new opportunities. Find out more about Scotland’s action on climate change. 

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Our Inspiration section has a whole host of articles all about Scotland and our connections with the world. Full of fascinating facts and interesting information, our features provide an in-depth account of all things Scotland.

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