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.Continue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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

The History of Scottish Gatherings and Games Long before colonists began to settle the New World, Scotland had a lengthy history and culture. In Scotland, Heavy Athletics Events were already being held at least 1,000 years ago! Historians believe that some of the Heavy Events originated during Druid times. HeavyContinue 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