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Scottish history, kilts, tartans, language, clans and culture.
surpass the Scots in their contribution to mankind' - Winston Churchill
Here you can find Scottish History from the ancient Picts and Scots, through successive waves of migrants who contributed to the formation of modern Scotland up to the Enlightenment period.
The history of Scottish Dress shows how the modern kilt emerged from the typical ancient dress of older times.
Tartans are described in detail, from their earliest origins, through the collecting, documenting, and modernising of the current tartan standards.
The Scots languages show the complexity of Scots history and the many influences on our country.
Scots culture has taken the best from many sources in its past and preserves them in a way unique to Scotland.
The Scottish cuisine is also an amalgam of the best of many historic sources, and you can find recipes and explanations of many kinds.
Food, or course, requires drink in counterpoint, and our famous Scotch Whisky is covered in detail and accompanied by a number of traditional brews.
The above areas cover some of the most popular themes investigated by those who love Scotland. There are many others, and you can begin by visiting and trying for yourself.