Follow in Mary’s footsteps

Mary Queen of Scots hit the theatres in December. Mary continues to intrigue so Historic Environment Scotland has created a trail for you to discover the sites that tell Mary’s real stories. Discover more about Historic Environment Scotland’s castles, abbeys and palaces … Continue reading

Burns Night Approaches … Wild Haggis? A Haggis Song?

Thanks to John MacAulay Court for putting together some interesting factoids about Robbie Burns and the mysteries that surround his legacy. Great examples of our widely-shared Scots sense of humour! As always, we encourage MacAulays to send pics of you celebrating … Continue reading

Scotland Events February 2019 …

Scotland Welcomes You Scotland events highlights for the month of February include the Glasgow Film Festival, Celtic Connections, and The Scottish Caravan and Outdoor Leisure Show. … Continue reading

Kilt Skates … Coming to a Rink Near You! (Well, if you’re in North America)

To read the full history of the Kilt Skate in Canada click here. From The idea for a kilt skate to celebrate Scottish heritage began in Ottawa in 2014 when the Scottish Society of Ottawa sought a way to … Continue reading