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Flora MacDonald Heroine of Bonnie Prince Charlie
Flora MacDonald smuggled Bonnie Prince Charlie to Skye. Her exploits are remembered in the Skye Boat Song. Her statue stands proud outside Inverness Castle.
Saint Columba, one of the oldest known characters in Scottish history, is famous for the monastery he set up on the island of Iona in the sixth century. His name has also been linked with the Loch Ness Monster...
Stormy Petrel by Mary Stewart - Book Review
Stormy Petrel (sometimes called The Stormy Petrel in the US) by Mary Stewart tells of a Cambridge academic visiting Moila, a small Hebridean island off the west coast of Scotland, and the adventures that befall her there.
Jim Hewitsons Scottish Miscellany - Book Review
This book provides a fascinating, varied colleciton of information about Scotland. It is accurate in parts, controversial in others, often extremely funny. A great source of light relief for those who enjoy Scotland.
John Barrowman, born in Scotland, is best known for his appearances in Dr Who and Torchwood. An all round entertainer Barrowman also sings, dances and presents TV shows.
Classic Scottish Films
Scotland's heritage has inspired film makers for over half a century. The history, mysticism and culture of Scotland provide a rich canvas for storytelling.
Ullapool and Loch Broom
Ullapool, a village on Scotlandís north west coast, lies on the shores of the sea loch Loch Broom. The area has a rich history, spectacular scenery and a thriving artistic community.
Edinburgh For Free
Edinburgh has a lot of famous attractions you can pay for, such as the Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Castle. The city also hosts many places which are rich in culture and history which cost nothing. Find out about Edinburgh's numerous free attractions.
Urquhart Castle, an impressive ruin on the banks of Loch Ness, has changed hands frequently during its lifetime. It is now managed by Historic Scotland and is one of Scotlandís most popular tourist attractions.
Kingdom of Shadows - Book Review
Kingdom of Shadows by Barbara Erskine is a long, page-turning book about a woman who starts to learn about Isobel of Fife, Countess of Buchan, who is said to have crowned Robert the Bruce a second time, making him the only twice-crowned King of Scotland.
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