Scotland

Hebrides & Scottish Highlands Tour of Cultural Highlights

Enjoy this Scottish Highlands tour with a virtual visit to nine stunning locales, narrated by the poetic voices of people ranging from clan chiefs, chefs, and weavers to curators, crofters, pipers and genealogists. This circuit takes you north from Newtonmore to Inverness, circling up to Durness in the northwest corner of the country, then down to Ullapool, over to the Outer Hebrides and the islands of Harris, further south to the Isles of Skye, Mull and Iona, ending in Inveraray. Prepare to be wowed!

Hebrides & Scottish Highlands Tour of Cultural Highlights

The Great Scottish Castle Trail by David Weinczok

Scotland is the land of castles: Discover which are the best castles in Scotland and get the “Must-Sees” from local and Castle Connoisseur David Weinczok! We’ll take you on the great castle trail of the lowlands, highlands and western Islands to discover Scotland’s historic gems.

The Great Scottish Castle Trail by David Weinczok

Encounters With Serendipity at West House, Ullapool

At West House, Ullapool on Loch Broom in the Scottish Highlands, locals share stories of powerful instances of serendipity. Meet Collen & Richard Lindsay, co-owners of West House, who share stories of serendipity and chance encounters in this beautiful corner of the Scottish Highlands!

Encounters With Serendipity at West House, Ullapool

The Ten Best Views in Scotland

There’s nothing quite like a good view, and especially not in Scotland: land of lochs, soaring mountains and mysteries. Here we’ve put together some of the best views in Scotland to take in on your visit to this beautiful part of the world.

The Ten Best Views in Scotland

Inner Hebrides Islands of Mull & Iona: Microcosms of Scotland's Story

Scotland's Inner Hebrides Isles of Mull & Iona are places of pilgrimage for both history and nature lovers for good reason. Reached by ferry from Oban, these sister islands offer a microcosm of Scotland's story, from Bronze Age cairns to the ruins of ancient Iona Abbey to Duart Castle, fought over by two clans.

Inner Hebrides Islands of Mull & Iona: Microcosms of Scotland's Story

Loch na Keal: Refinding Awe on the Island of Mull

Find Scotland’s wow factor on the shores of Loch na Keal, with a dose of daily rainbows, reflections and a history of how the world wow was created in Scotland!

Loch na Keal: Refinding Awe on the Island of Mull

The Isle of Skye & The Search That Never Ends

Discover the wonders of Scotland's most loved isle: from Kilt Rock, Skye,  MacLeod’s Tables, Three Chimney's Restaurant & Neist Point. Learn the lore & legends behind some of the Isle of Skye's most distinctive landmarks.

The Isle of Skye & The Search That Never Ends

Visions of the Scottish Highlands

Roam the open fields of Scotland and see the beautiful country as the locals do. Be humbled by the deep valley of Glen Coe, surrounded by the soaring splendor of the “Three Sisters”! Enjoy views of Loch Ness & Urquhart Castle from a Jacobite cruise! Be spellbound by Skye's landmarks and much more!

Visions of the Scottish Highlands

Clava Cairns, Scotland & Grey Cairns of Camster: The Past Speaks.

Discover Clava Cairns, Scotland on the River Nairn and the Grey Cairns of Camster: Two Bronze Age sites in the Scottish Highlands. These mysterious ancient stone structures are sure to inspire questions & conjecture about the Neolithic residents who built them.

Clava Cairns, Scotland & Grey Cairns of Camster: The Past Speaks.

The Scottish Crannog Centre - Connecting with the Past

Discover the community at the Scottish Crannog Centre and allow yourself to go back in time to an Iron Age Halloween pagan ritual and learn more about the traditions that this centre celebrates.

The Scottish Crannog Centre - Connecting with the Past

The Languages of Scotland: Three Tongues

Beannachdan! You’ve likely heard of Gaelic, but did you know there are three languages of Scotland? Find out more about the linguistic heritage of Scotland and how things are changing fast in Scotland today.

The Languages of Scotland: Three Tongues

Duke of Argyll & Head of Clan Campbell on His Scottish Heritage, Inveraray Castle & More

Meet His Grace Torquhil Ian Campbell, Chief of Scotland’s Clan Campbell, in this behind-the-scenes glimpse of Inveraray Castle and a look at one of the largest clans of Scotland today.

Duke of Argyll & Head of Clan Campbell on His Scottish Heritage, Inveraray Castle & More

The Ten Most Gorgeous & Fascinating Lochs of Scotland

These are some of the best Lochs, Scotland. With over 31,000 lochs scattered around Scotland it's no wonder that they hold such a powerful place in Scottish folklore and history.

The Ten Most Gorgeous & Fascinating Lochs of Scotland

Finding Home at the Rainbow’s End at Balnakeil, Scotland

The remote village of Balnkakiel, Scotland is called home by both local crofters & artists, who all have a potent connection with the area’s spectacular beauty. See Balnakiel’s fast-changing light show and green misty valleys through the eyes of Nicola Poole.

Finding Home at the Rainbow’s End at Balnakeil, Scotland

Life on the Waters of Mull, Scotland - with Skipper Iain Morrison

Mull boat trips offer a unique opportunity to see the Inner Hebrides’ abundance of wildlife, from the water - meet local Skipper Iain Morrison, who will guide you through the islands of the Inner Hebrides and encounters with Orcas, Sea Eagles and adorable Puffins!

Life on the Waters of Mull, Scotland - with Skipper Iain Morrison

Donald Smith, Director, Scottish Storytelling Centre

The Scottish Storytelling Centre is located in Edinburgh, Scotland. In this interview with its director, Donald Smith, we discuss the themes of identity and connecting with ourselves, others and the environment.

Donald Smith, Director, Scottish Storytelling Centre

In the Outer Hebrides, a MacPhee Tutorial in Peat

Are there certain smells that conjures up “home” for you? Peat might just be one of them as we learn about Peat heating in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, and the story behind the beloved scent of a good peat fire.

In the Outer Hebrides, a MacPhee Tutorial in Peat

Taize in Findhorn Eco Village Scotland

Findhorn eco village is on Scotland’s Moray Firth coast. Within the walls of its Nature Sanctuary, the power of sound, intention and prayer reverberate. Learn all about Findhorn eco village, the community and the practice of Taize.

Taize in Findhorn Eco Village Scotland