Scotland's Stories

Scotland's Stories

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Stunning scenery. Incredible innovation. Pioneering projects. 

Find out more about the incredible stories that make Scotland the place to be. Now!

Touch Bionics

Now is Compassion

In 2015, nine year old Josh Cathcart became the youngest person in the world to be fitted with a ‘bionic’ arm.

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Danny Macaskill

Now is freedom to roam

Danny MacAskill is a professional street trials mountain bike rider from the Isle of Skye. His incredible biking skills have amassed hundreds of millions of views on YouTube.

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The Bridges

Now builds bridges

Scotland’s Forth Bridges are a wonder of the modern world. Towering over the Firth of Forth, they represent the pinnacle of engineering from three centuries.

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mark beaumont

Now gives its all

Mark Beaumont is a long-distance cyclist, ultra-endurance adventurer and world record breaker. He's travelled the world, but always returns home to Scotland.

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andy scott

Now is the heart, the soul and the head

Andy Scott’s sculptures transform landscapes and create a focal point for locals and visitors alike. He is drawn to, and inspired by, Scotland.

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Now is the town you'll want to paint red

Glasgow is Scotland's largest city and was recently voted 'The World's Friendliest City'. A trip to this incredibly vibrant city is sure to delight anyone.

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Scotland Welcomes Refugees

Now is the welcome for all those who come

Scotland's refugee programme is playing a critical role in ensuring that displaced families have a new place to call home and a chance to start again.

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Now is breathtaking sights

The stunning setting of Arisaig is a perfect example of why Scotland was recently voted 'The Most Beautiful Country in the World' by readers of Rough Guides.

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V&A Dundee

Now bucks the trend

Dundee is one of Scotland's incredible cities and it was recently given the honour of becoming home to the first V&A museum of design outside of London.

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Now fights for rights

The LGBTI community is hugely important to Scotland and we are a world-leading country in a number of LGBTI areas.

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Renewable Energy

Now faces up to an inconvenient truth

Renewable energy is a priority, not just for Scotland, but for everyone, as we strive to find ever-greener and cleaner methods of powering the modern world.

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Baby Box

Now is the hope that our country feeds

We want to make Scotland the best place in the world to grow up and Baby Box initiative is designed to give every single baby in Scotland an equal start in life.

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Download Portal AR

Built in collaboration with Google, our augmented reality app allows you to literally step into Scotland, experience some of our incredible attractions and get an idea of what's happening here right now!

Step Into Scotland

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