Tour Scotland video of a farmer with his sheepdogs moving sheep down a narrow Scottish road in Strathearn, Perthshire. The farmer is from Pairney Farm which is located below Craig Rossie at the edge of the Ochil Hills.

Tour Scotland video of the Neolithic village on a visit to Skara Brae located on Bay of Skaill on the West Coast of the mainland Orkney Islands. Older than Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids, it has been called the Scottish Pompei” because of its excellent preservation.

Tour Scotland close up video shot of a Highland Cow in a field just North of Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland. Highland cattle or kyloe are a Scottish breed of beef cattle with long horns and long wavy coats which are coloured black, brindled, red, or yellow.

Reputed to be the most photographed castle in Scotland, Eilean Donan is located in the Western Isles near Dornie, Ross-shire, at the meeting point of Loch Long, Loch Duich, and Loch Alsh.  The Isle of Skye can be seen across the loch. The following excerpts of castle history are quotedContinue Reading

Faclair Gàidhlig – Beurla The School Gaelic Dictionary Prepared for the use of learners of the Gaelic language by Malcolm MacFarlane Eneas MacKay, Bookseller 43 Murray Place, Stirling. 1912. MacFarlane’s (Scottish-) Gaelic-English dictionary – Out of copyright. Keyed in and verified at Sabhal Mór Ostaig, the Gaelic college on theContinue Reading

“The Highlands have undergone considerable change during the last century and a half, and the alteration, in a social point of view, has been on the whole for the better. The Highlands are now generally as accessible as the lowlands; the manners, speech, and occupations of the inhabitants are becomingContinue Reading

Although many Scots have adopted The Flower of Scotland as the unofficial National Anthem of Scotland, the official National Anthem of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is God Save the Queen. The Flower of Scotland commemorates the Battle of Bannockburn (1314) when the Scottish Army underContinue Reading