Heritage: Jarlshof in Shetland

Images courtesy of Historic Scotland Jarlshof is perhaps the best known prehistoric site in Shetland with remains dating from 2500 BC right up to the...

£3m TO PROTECT THE WILDERNESS OF COIGACH AND ASSYNT

Coigach-Assynt Panorama Picture credit Alex Nail It's one of Scotland's least populated areas. The far North-West - the area from Ullapool to Lochinver and beyond...

Local Hero Alan Cumming Set to Open Highland Cinema

The Birks Cinema - a celebrity re-opening For a time, it seemed as if the commercial cinema was, if not doomed, then limited to the...

Simply Scottish: What Symbolizes Scotland For You?

The waterfront at Seattle Creative Commons by Andrew McDiarmid Owner of Simply Scottish in Seattle Greetings! I'm Andrew McDiarmid. I was born and raised in Edinburgh in Scotland...

THE BATTLE OF PINKIE CLEUGH

The River Esk today, looking up towards Roman Bridge September was not a good month to be a Scottish soldier in the 16th century. The...

A JAPANESE GARDEN IN SCOTLAND

The Japanese Garden at Cowden Castle The Japanese-style Garden at Cowden in Clackmannanshire, created in the early twentieth century, is among the few surviving sites...

James Clerk Maxwell — A Birthday Tribute

James Clerk Maxwell Building at Edinburgh University His name doesn’t always come to mind when thinking of famous Scots; but James Clerk Maxwell FRS FRSE...

£600,000 Investment for Our Dynamic Earth

Our Dynamic Earth, the visitor attraction beside Holyrood which tells the story of planet earth, has won a Heritage Lottery Fund grant worth £622,800...

THE LIVINGSTONE LEGEND AND LEGACY

Victoria Falls Picture by Gary Bembridge, Creative Commons Two hundred years after David Livingstone was born, the debate over whether it is right to intervene in...

Edinburgh Hosts ‘Britain from the Air’

Edinburgh has been confirmed as the latest host venue for Britain from the Air, an outdoor exhibition of more than 100 stunning aerial photographs....