Your resource for discovering and promoting Highland Games and Festivals around the world!

Your resource for discovering and promoting Highland Games and Festivals around the world!

Resources

ARTS/MUSEUMS

© Genesis Keefer

National Museums Scotland

NMS is one of the country’s National Collections, and holds internationally important collections of natural sciences, decorative arts, world cultures, science and technology, and Scottish history and archaeology.

 

© Genesis Keefer

Royal Collection Trust

Explore the Royal Collection online, one of the largest and most important art collections in the world. This includes the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Queen’s Gallery  in Edinburgh.

© Genesis Keefer

National Galleries Scotland

The National Galleries of Scotland cares for, develops, researches and displays the national collection of Scottish and international art. It comprises the Scottish National Gallery, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

CULTURE, BUSINESS AND TRAVEL

© Genesis Keefer

VisitScotland.com

A great general resource to plan your trip to Scotland with information on events, places to see, visit and stay.

© Can Stock Photo Inc. / walshphotos

Scotland.org

The official gateway to Scotland provides information on Scottish culture and living, working, studying, visiting, and doing business in Scotland.

© Genesis Keefer

Scotland Magazine

Scotland magazine showcases its stunning landscapes and natural  beauty, and delves deep into Scottish history. From mysterious clans and famous Scots (both past and present), to the hidden histories of the country’s greatest castles and houses, Scotland‘s pages brim with the soul and secrets of the country.

HERITAGE AND PRESERVATION

© Kim Traynor

National Library of Scotland

The National Library of Scotland is the legal deposit library of Scotland and is one of the country’s National Collections. As one of the largest libraries in the United Kingdom, the NLS is a member of Research Libraries UK and the Consortium of European Research Libraries.

© Can Stock Photo Inc. / chbaum

National Trust of Scotland

A Scottish conservation organization that protects and promotes Scotland’s natural and cultural heritage. The Trust owns and manages around 130 properties and 180,000 acres of land, including castles, ancient small dwellings, historic sites, gardens, and remote rural areas.

 

Photo: © Can Stock Photo Inc. / Jule Berlin

Historic Environment Scotland

HES is an executive non-departmental public body responsible for investigating, caring for and promoting Scotland’s historic environment. HES was formed in 2015 from the merger of government agency Historic Scotland with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. HES maintains more than 300 properties of national importance including Edinburgh Castle, Melville Monument, Skara Brae and Fort George.

 

NEWS AND INFO LINKS

© Genesis Keefer

© Can Stock Photo Inc. / SteveAllen

Rampant Scotland

An in-depth database of links to Scottish-related websites.

©Can Stock Photo Inc. / vichie81

The Scotsman

The Scotsman is a Scottish newspaper and daily news website headquartered in Edinburgh. 

ANCESTRY

© Can Stock Photo Inc. / neillockhart

Scotlands People

The official government source of genealogical data for Scotland. Perform a free search of birth, death, marriage and census records.

© Can Stock Photo Inc. / doubleus

National Records of Scotland

National Records of Scotland is a non-ministerial department of the Scottish Government. It is responsible for civil registration, the census in Scotland, demography and statistics, family history and the national archives and historical records.

© Shutterstock

Scot Clans

Ultimate guide to Scottish Clans and the largest Clan Shop, incl. Tartans, Kilts & Clan Crests, from Scotland, delivered Worldwide.

error: Content is protected.