Food and Drink
From salmon and beef to strawberries and whisky, Scotland has some of the finest locally grown produce anywhere in the world. We also love foods from all over the world so no matter where you're from and what your tastes, you can find it in Scotland.
Festivals and special events
Scotland has many festivals and special events throughout the year, from Celtic Connections and Burns Night in January through to Hogmanay in December. Whether your passion is music, film, dance, food, literature or anything else, there's sure to be a festival in Scotland to amaze and engage you.
The success of Scottish musicians across the world spans all different styles, from folk and rock to dance and pop, and has seen the country produce international superstars who dominate the charts today.
Scotland boasts a rich heritage of classical music, dance and theatre that has established the country as a leader in classical and contemporary performing arts.
It's widely acknowledged that Scotland has some the best shopping in the UK outside London. FInd out more about shopping in Scotland's cities.