Travel

Enjoy the best of Scotland with our guides focusing on the country's history and heritage.

Discover the story of the Stewart queen’s imprisonment at Carlisle Castle, the first place to which she was taken ...

24/06/2019

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Visit sites connected with lives of the Stewart queens with History Scotland’s history travel guide. ...

04/06/2019

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James Crawford, presenter of the BBC series Scotland from the Sky explores Mousa Broch. ...

15/04/2019

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A new exhibition at the Nelson Monument in Edinburgh is now open, part of a series of events celebrating the life ...

04/04/2019

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Our pick of London sites with intriguing links to Scotland and the many Scotsmen and Scotswomen who have lived and ...

04/04/2019

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A review of Paul Boobyer’s Walking the Borders Abbeys Way, exploring the abbeys of Melrose, Dryburgh, Kelso and ...

07/03/2019

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A new video from VisitScotland highlights the filming locations for the new Focus Features movie Mary Queen of ...

28/01/2019

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A history of one of the Great Railway Journeys of the World – the Jacobite line between Mallaig and Fort William. ...

16/11/2018

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A fourteen-foot-high sculptural siege engine forms the centrepiece of Fight for the Castle, a new exhibition at ...

15/11/2018

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In our latest guest blog, to mark the release of the film Mary Queen of Scots, Anne Daly of Mary's Meanders takes ...

15/11/2018

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Explore the history of the Covenanters with these five sites that acted as prisons during the ‘killing times’. ...

09/11/2018

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Enjoy the best views of the city of Edinburgh from these ten vantage points that allow you to see the city from a ...

08/11/2018

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