Bloody Jacobite battles to Bronze Age cemetaries: exploring Scotland's past

A trip to the Scottish Highlands offers a fascinating glimpse into the country’s history, with helicopter rides and fairytale accomodation all part of the experience.
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Coasts and waters

Jim Richardson’s images vividly capture Scotland’s hugely varied coastline and the inland waters which shape the country. In 2020, Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters celebrates these vital elements of the landscape with a year-long programme of events and activities.

How to spend a long weekend on the Isle of Mull

Although just off the Scottish mainland, the Hebridean island of Mull can feel lightyears away — and its fiercely beautiful coastline and rugged highlands provide ample opportunity to truly escape.

Long weekend: Scottish Highlands

The call of the wild runs deep in Scotland’s atmospheric northwest Highlands. Travel to the far-flung Isle of Skye and Wester Ross for rugged outdoor thrills by day, whether slithering up muddy hillsides or hauling in a catch of the day, before enjoying classic comforts by night in a clutch of gourmet restaurants