Chefs Kirsty Scobie and Fenella Renwick on their favourite Scottish seafood

Kirsty Scobie and Fenella Renwick are founders of The Seafood Shack, a restaurant in the small fishing village of Ullapool on the northwest coast of Scotland, and co-authors of the book of the same name.

The eight best restaurants for outdoor dining in Glasgow

Boasting one of the most exciting food scenes in the UK, Glasgow has seen its restaurants adapt to cater to al fresco diners during the pandemic. Here, we look at eight of the best places to eat outside across the city.

CLOSED: Win a 10-night island-hopping tour in Scotland

We've teamed up with McKinlay Kidd to offer an incredible 10-night adventure for two through the Western Isles.

How I got the shot: photographer Simon Bajada on capturing the culinary culture of Stonehaven

The photographer was tasked with uncovering the history and culinary heritage of the Scottish town of Stonehaven on his latest assignment for National Geographic Traveller Food. We caught up with him behind the scenes to discuss methods and techniques.

Warrior queens, fairies and feuding clans: exploring legends on Scotland's Isle of Skye

For centuries, colourful tales have shaped the lives of those who call Scotland’s ‘Misty Isle’ home, and are still deeply intertwined with its soul-stirring landscapes.

A neighbourhood guide to Edinburgh

While still renowned for its grand, imposing aesthetic, the Scottish capital has been busy sprucing up once-gritty parts of town into happening new neighbourhoods. 
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Discovering the waters of Caledonia

Scotland’s Highlands and islands are beautiful — and there are more stunning coasts and waterways to be found all over the nation.

How to spend a weekend in Fort William and Glencoe

In the shadow of Ben Nevis, the town of Fort William and the nearby valley of Glencoe offer a rugged springboard for outdoors adventures, with hiking, biking and Highland history all in easy reach.

How to plan an architecture walking tour along Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

The Scottish capital was heralded as the pinnacle of European urban planning when, in the 18th century, its neo-classical New Town was built as a harmonious compliment to the Medieval fortress and lanes of the historic quarter.

Photo story: the celebrated seafood of Stonehaven, Scotland

Stonehaven’s glory days as a thriving fishing village may be behind it, but the culinary legacy of its past remains. Grab yourself a table with a sea view and tuck in to smoked haddock, award-winning fish and chips or fresh lobster. 

Photo gallery: the celebrated seafood of Stonehaven, Scotland

Stonehaven’s glory days as a thriving fishing village may be behind it, but the culinary legacy of its past remains. Grab yourself a table with a sea view and tuck in to smoked haddock, award-winning fish and chips or fresh lobster.

What to do in Scotland's Shetland Isles

Whipped by North Atlantic winds, Scotland’s northernmost frontier is a truly remote escape, with plenty of ancient history and fine seafood to boot.

A journey through Lewis and Harris, the wild heart of Scotland's Outer Hebrides

The island of Lewis and Harris is home to an unfathomable number of shades of blue, from the sea to the sky. Perhaps that’s what calls so many natives back to the Scottish isles. And why the world wants to get its hands on their famous tweed.

Photo story: from barley fields to whisky barrels in rural Scotland

Large swathes of the Scottish countryside are coated in golden barley fields — an ancient, humble crop that's key to producing the country's legendary whisky. 

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