Scotland is the UK’s most northerly nation, traditionally famed for its mythical monsters, whisky, haggis, tartan, bagpipes and golf. Its landscapes are full of drama and variety, from the gentle rolling hills of Dumfries and Galloway to the breathtaking peaks of the Cairngorms.
Scotland is packed with history and culture, from the neolithic sites of the Orkneys to the vibrant cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The Scottish Borders: Battles, boundaries and nature’s bounty

Once a battlefield of the Scottish and the English, the Borders today attracts those in search of spectacular ruined abbeys, world-class fishing and majestic market towns. For centuries scotland and england battled for control of…

Scottish Beaches

Scotland’s beaches mistaken for Thailand

We’ve long maintained at BRITAIN magazine that this country has everything to offer and there’s no need to travel anywhere else. Now, Scotland has been mistaken for Thailand.

A celebration of the art of Scottish Colourists

To celebrate its 10th annversary as a charity, The Fleming Collection is holding a series of exhibitions in 2010, starting with a fabulous display of all its Scottish Colourist paintings.

Guide to Christmas Shopping in Britain

If you’re dreaming of a traditional white Christmas, of fairy lights, festive atmosphere and seasonal shopping, here’s our guide on what to buy and where to go

Scotland’s industrial heritage scoops prize

The project to save Stanley Mills, the former water-powered cotton mill complex on the River Tay near Perth in Scotland, has won a prestigious international award.

Loch Ness Lodge

Loch Ness Lodge voted AA Guest Accommodation of the Year Scotland

We are delighted to announce that Loch Ness Lodge a luxurious Highland retreat overlooking Loch Ness which we featured in BRITAIN in 2009, has been named AA Guest Accommodation of the Year Scotland at the…


Discover the Spanish Masters in Scotland

Scotland will be embracing Spanish culture with a collection of over 130 paintings, watercolours, drawings, prints and photographs at The National Gallery of Scotland.

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How Edinburgh inspired Britain’s literary greats.

Besides boasting castles, history and festivals, Scotland’s capital is the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature. Read all about some of its locations that have inspired Britain’s literary greats.

Scotand’s Finest Whiskey 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.

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Sally Coffey
James Davis