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10 beautiful British picnic spots

In honour of National Picnic Week (15-24 June), we’re packing our hamper and heading to some of the loveliest places in Britain for lunch with a view Brancaster Beach, Norfolk Norfolk isn’t short of stunning beaches,...
Edinburgh Castle and Gardens. Credit: Visit Britain

How Edinburgh inspired great literature

Scotland's capital is the world's first UNESCO City of Literature. Read about the locations that inspired Britain's literary greats Words: Lee Karen Stow Arriving by train into Waverley Station, the end of a journey from the...

Britain’s Finest Whisky Distilleries

Join us in raising a glass and wishing ‘good health' to whisky as we take a tour of some of the finest distilleries around Britain.
Balmoral Castle

Royal Deeside: Scotland’s Victorian Heritage Trail

Janice Hopper follows the Victorian Heritage Trail in Royal Deeside, Scotland, to discover the land that Queen Victoria fell hopelessly in love with When Queen Victoria wanted somewhere to escape to, it was to Royal Deeside in...
Early evening over Edinburgh Castle, Scotland. Edinburgh Castle history

Edinburgh Castle history: 900 years protecting Scotland’s capital

Scotland’s biggest attraction still stands proud above its capital city 900 years after its inception It’s estimated there were once around 3,000 castles in Scotland but one stands head and shoulders above the rest: Edinburgh...
Isle of Eriska, Oban, Argyll, Scotland. Best hotels in Scotland

Best hotels in Scotland: From castles to cottages

Yearning to escape it all? We’ve found some of the best hotels in Scotland to indulge in some serious down time Forget the Scandinavian trend of hygge; this year is allabout còsagach – a Gaelic...
The Torridon Scotland. This Victorian hotel, is located on the shores of Loch Torridon in Wester Ross, the Highlands

Scottish Highlands hotels: The Torridon Scotland

The Torridon Hotel and Inn offers a warm welcome and luxury accommodation in one of the most majestic settings imaginable After a two-hour drive from Inverness airport, we were welcomed into the lobby of the...
Airds hotel autumn sunset, Port Appin, Argyll, Scotland. Airds hotel views

Airds Hotel, Port Appin, Argyll: Scotland’s Clan Stewart country

At the westernmost edge of the Great Glen stands the Airds Hotel – the perfect get-away-from-it-all Scottish hotel As you enter the edge of Loch Linnhe you know you’re in for a treat — it...
King James I (James VI of Scotland)

Who was James VI? How did he escape the Gunpowder Plot?

King James oversaw a relatively peaceful reign, despite Guy Fawkes trying to blow up the Houses of Parliament. He was King of Scotland as James VI from 1567 and King of England and Ireland...
Adrian Vanson’s Sir John Maitland, 1st Lord Maitland of Thirlestane (1589) and an X-ray view which reveals a portrait hidden underneath the top paint layers

Remarkable portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots discovered under 16th-century painting of a man

Unfinished portrait of controversial 16th-century queen Mary Stuart found under painting of Sir John Maitland. The picture may have been painted and then covered up in dangerous times A rare portrait of Mary, Queen of...

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