Scottish Highlands

Scottish Highlands

The Highlands (In Scottish Gaelic: A’ Ghàidhealtachd) is a historic region of Scotland.
There’s lots of things to see and do across the Highlands. Expect a warm welcome as locals and visitors alike enjoy the best of the Highland’s rich heritage and culture including spectacular street theatre, music, storytelling, and of course our world famous ceilidhs.

 

Heart and soul: Travel the new Heart 200 touring route through Scotland’s central counties

A spectacular new touring route links a string of historic sights, and takes in some of Scotland’s most heart-stirring scenery

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

The best British September day trips

As summer slowly merges into autumn, parts of the British countryside come alive with colour. Here are a few places that we think are particularly spectacular in September Keswick, Lake District Nestled within the craggy…

Highland beauty: Explore Argyll

Argyll’s wild mountains and tranquil lochs are a stunning refuge for a host of precious sights, from ancient forts to pods of porpoises Traditionally ‘the Highlands’ refers to the part of Scotland that lies northwest…

Scottish Highlands. From VisitBritain video on how Siobhan Mackenzie was inspired by Scotland

Video: Inspired by Scotland – The Scottish Highlands

In this stunning video from VisitBritain and BBC StoryWorks, fashion designer Siobhan Mackenzie reflects on how her roots in the Scottish Highlands have inspired her work

Download your Homecoming Scotland 2014 Guide

This year is a very special one for Scotland

Rare retreats

From tree houses to trailers, roulottes to railway carriages, these unusual escapes offer a chance to abandon bricks and mortar without sacrificing style or comfort.

The Mighty Fells: Britain’s highest peaks

Many have taken on the demanding Three Peaks Challenge – walking to the top of Britain’s highest peaks.

Countryside drives in Scotland

Take a drive through the Scottish countryside and the view through your windscreen is a constantly changing panorama of castles, mountains, lochs and glens.

Find Nessie at Loch Ness

Eight unique Scottish Highlands experiences

From hunting Nessie to attending the Highland Games, there’s lots of things to see and do across the Highlands, offering  unique experiences for visitor.