Scotland has many attractions to appeal to all tastes: from castles and stately homes to galleries and museums; from parks and gardens to exhibitions and theme parks. Whether it’s for mum and dad or just for kids; whether you prefer to watch wildlife and nature at work, or marvel at Scotland’s dramatic history and fine culture; whether you want to be outdoors or indoors … Scotland has something everyone.
4th October 2014, Highlands:
Porridge fans across the world are invited to join in the 21st annual World Porridge Making Championships.
May - beginning October, Highlands:
Still home to the Cawdor family to this day, Cawdor Castle dates from the 14th century and is romantically linked with Macbeth by Shakespeare.
9th October 2014, Glasgow:A chandelier from Adolf Hitler’s bunker, the tiara that ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn wore in The Nutcracker and a vintage red dress designed by the man who made for Marilyn Monroe.
11th October 2014, Edinburgh:
Our popular event returns, with lots of insects on display and plenty of handling sessions.
11th October 2014, Inverness:
War gamers and modelling societies will again march upon Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre as the Centre hosts its third Cuil Lodair War Games fair.
1st April - 15th October 2014, Skye:
Lying 22 miles west of Portree, Dunvegan Castle is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the stronghold of the Chiefs of MacLeod for nearly 800 years.
End March to mid October, Sutherland:
Dating in part from the early 1300s, Dunrobin Castle is the largest house in the Northern Highlands with some 189 rooms.
Easter - mid October, Scottish Borders:
With a vast collection of family research documents an artefacts that go back hundreds of years, the Clan Armstrong Trust Museum is one of the world’s best and biggest Armstrong museums.
April to mid-October, Highlands:
The museum has displays relating to Bonnie Prince Charlie and the ’45 Rising, a portrayal of the history of the clan and artefacts relating to the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders.
18th October 2014, West Lothian:
Come along to historic Hopetoun House and enjoy a guided walk with the ranger and local fungi expert to explore the fascinating world of Fungi.