A Traveller’s Guide to Literary Scotland

This guide details 60 places to visit in Scotland associated with writers and their works: writers' homes, birthplaces, graves, locations vividly described in novels and poems, theatres, writers' museums and more. 

Autumn breaks in Scotland

Want to see Scotland at its best this Autumn? Here are a ten great locations to inspire.

Dundee: City of Discovery

Dundee has always been a place with vision. The City of Discovery comes from the Royal Research Ship Discovery, which was captained by Robert Falcon Scott on his first journey to the Antarctic. 

Edinburgh Castle: Ageless Beauty

Multi-coloured fireworks exploding from the Castle at the climax of the Festival is one of the most widely used images symbolising the power and allure of modern Scotland.

Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh is Scotland's shining capital city: an architectural jewel with its contrasting Old and New Towns, a place packed with history from its Castle to its Palace and every wynd and close in between.

Edinburgh: Iconic Capital

Auld Reekie, Athens of the North, Festival City and now UNESCO City of Literature, Edinburgh has many monikers and epithets and has had many words written about it.

Explore Scotland: Scottish Highlands and Western Isles

When most people think of Scotland its the Highlands and Western Isles they see in their mind's eye.

Explore Scotland: South East Scotland

The unique Scottish experience starts the moment you cross over into the Borders from England: the accents and the beer change, and you find yourself in 1,800 square miles of spectacular countryside and woodland

Glasgow reinvented – the regeneration of Glasgow and the River Clyde

With Scotland's biggest city regenerated, it is time to rediscover Glasgow.

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