Features

Our features 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. Pick from some of our most popular topics below, or dive into 'all features' to explore everything we have to offer!

The Birthplace of Peter Pan Opens Its Doors

The Birthplace of Peter Pan Opens Its Doors

The New National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling opens in the Dumfries house where JM Barrie played as a small child. See where the legend of Peter Pan first took flight in the Scottish writer’s imagination at this brand-new family attraction.

Scotland is Dedicated to Tackling Period Inequality

Scotland is Dedicated to Tackling Period Inequality

Scotland’s pioneering world-first scheme to offer free period products to students at all levels of education is just another example of our commitment to gender equality.

Introducing Barclays’ new world-class campus in Glasgow

Introducing Barclays’ new world-class campus in Glasgow

The plans for Barclays’ exciting new 5000-person campus in Glasgow support Scotland’s fantastic credentials as a major financial hub. Head of Barclays Scotland, Scott Stewart, reveals why the city and Scotland are the perfect fit.

Saddle-up for summer

Saddle-up for summer

All eyes will be on the Highland town of Fort William this weekend – the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK’ – as Scotland prepares to welcome the world's best downhill riders to the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup.

Whisky Spotlight: Studying the science behind creating the perfect whisky

Whisky Spotlight: Studying the science behind creating the perfect whisky

Get a great education, and enjoy a tasty dram! If you’ve ever wanted to find out what it’s like to study in Scotland, this is the feature for you.

Whisky Spotlight: Discovering Scotland’s Distilleries

Whisky Spotlight: Discovering Scotland’s Distilleries

May is World Whisky Month, so what better time to celebrate and enjoy Scotland’s most iconic drink? Let us take you on a tour on some of the country’s finest whisky experiences at distilleries - many old, others rediscovered - across Scotland. 

Whisky Spotlight: The £5 billion whisky story every investor must read

Whisky Spotlight: The £5 billion whisky story every investor must read

By the time you read this article, a staggering 3000 bottles of Scotch Whisky will be shipped globally. With worldwide exports reaching a whopping £5 billion, it's an investment gold mine. 

Scotland celebrates Europe Day

Scotland celebrates Europe Day

Scotland is one of the many countries around Europe coming together today to celebrate Europe Day.

Whisky Spotlight: The Sweet Scent of Success

Whisky Spotlight: The Sweet Scent of Success

To celebrate World Whisky Month, we chatted with Imogen Russon-Taylor on why working in Scotland's whisky industry was the perfect preparation for launching the country's first fragrance house - Kingdom Scotland.

Scotland and its products prove they are fit for a god

Scotland and its products prove they are fit for a god

The small village of St Abbs, as well as two iconic Scottish drinks brands – craft beer producer, Innis & Gunn and soft drink, Irn-Bru – feature in Marvel’s latest blockbuster.

Dundee ups its game for new exhibition

Dundee ups its game for new exhibition

V&A turns spotlight on city’s pivotal role in global games industry

Why Scotland will change the way you think about FinTech forever

Why Scotland will change the way you think about FinTech forever

Fuelled by over 161,000 financial professionals and 290,000 active students, Scotland has a fantastic wind in its sails to power fledgling global FinTechs - and that wind is getting even stronger.

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