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Published on Jan 1, 2018
The church of Scotland has unveiled its own distinct tartan to celebrate its enduring role as the country's national Kirk.
If beauty lies in the hands of the beer holder then Scotland has never looked so attractive.
The growing popularity of real ale has led to a surge in craft brewers across the country along with a surge in beer festivals, with at least one taking place somewhere in the UK on average every two days.
Proponents of the Danish concept of Hygge, a feeling of cosiness and wellbeing maybe shouldn't get too complacent as there's anew trend on the horizon for 2018. Cosagach, an old Scottish word which describes the feeling of being snug, sheltered or cosy which could rival the Danish concept of Hygge
Exactly 189 years ago this month the reign of terror inflicted by notorious body-snatchers Burke and Hare came to a sudden end, for one of the pair at least.
Since then their names, and the series of grisly murders committed by them in the West Port district of Edinburgh have become part of the city's popular culture.
As the gold and red colours of autumn give way to frost-covered glens and snow-capped peaks and the chill air makes your cheeks glow and your nose tingle it's time to wrap up and enjoy winter in Scotland.
For years visitors to Scotland have been encouraged to visit as many whisky distilleries, play as many golf courses and climb as many mountains as they can. Now they are being urged to go one step further and take up castle-bagging.
A Benbecula school pipe band is hoping to become the first-ever from the Outer Hebrides to spread the Spirit of Scotland at the New York Tartan Parade this year.
The quiet and gentile seaside setting of Helensburgh hides a hotbed of genius, endeavour and success through the ages which has made it a contender for the title of most talented town in Britain.
This 20,000-strong community of less than 10,000 homes has played major supporting role in the lives of numerous actors, comedians, film-makers, writers and musicians.
The former home of a 20th centuryshipping magnate has undergone a major refurbishment to become one of Scotland's most popular luxury boutique hotels.
Gleddoch House sits in over 360 acres of beautiful countryside less than 15 minutes from Glasgow airport and 20 minutes from the city centre.
Patience may be a virtue but when it comes to making whisky it can also be a torment of anticipation.
In an attempt to alleviate the wait for 2020 to enjoy the island of Raasay's first legal spirit Scotland's newest distillery has created the aptly name single male 'Raasay While We Wait'
Dr Samuel Johnson may have been disparaging he described oats as "a grain which in England is generally given to horse, but in Scotland supports the people", but it appears the laugh's on him.
More than 260 years after the good doctor dismissed the essential ingredient of porridge as little more than animal feed it is now universally accepted as a genuine superfood.
One of Scotland's leading luxury wedding venues is hoping that 2018 will be a lucky year, especially for Chinese guests looking to tie the knot on a very special date.
In keeping with the tradition that the number 18 brings good fortune Dundas Castle has launched its lucky 18 wedding packages aimed at the Chinese market
Scotland is a land of ritual and ceremony, much of it based upon centuries of folklore and superstition. Chief among those observances is the celebration of Hogmanay and welcoming the New Year