The ‘Lang Dreel’: Walking the Great Glen Way

The ‘Lang Dreel’: Walking the Great Glen Way

A few years ago, I walked the West Highland Way, Scotland’s best-known and most popular long distance walking path. Since then, I’ve completed many long day walks but nothing of comparable scale. One of the issues with other long-distance paths in Scotland is that there aren’t the same facilities for walkers at the end of […]

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Clans to take part in the Edinburgh Military Tattoo in August

Clans to take part in the Edinburgh Military Tattoo in August

Clan chiefs have been sending out rallying calls to their Clansmen and Clanswomen all over the world to come and join them at the Edinburgh Tattoo this August.  Rather than setting a fire on-top of a hill – this time they’re using the internet. Back in 2009 many of us remember the epic Clan March […]

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Scotland’s Most Inspiring Places: A Personal View

Scotland’s Most Inspiring Places: A Personal View

Having seen dozens of top ten places to visit in Scotland, mostly compiled by tourist guides who’s writers have barely scratched the surface we felt it was time to weigh in with our personal view. At ScotClans we spend a lot of time travelling to parts of Scotland collecting stories and legends and capturing the […]

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Edinburgh Zoo!

Edinburgh Zoo!

On Wednesday 22nd July Edinburgh Zoo celebrated the 102nd anniversary of the day it first opened to the public. Going from strength to strength through the years the zoo has become Scotland’s second largest paid for tourist attraction, only being beaten by Edinburgh castle, and attracting over 600,000 visitors every year. This week we will […]

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ScotClans on the Road to the Isles

ScotClans on the Road to the Isles

There is something about the North West coast of Scotland. Maybe it’s the ancient weather beaten rocks of the shoreline or the near perfect sandy beaches with their scattering of tiny tidal islands. Perhaps its the light or the remote locations. Whatever it is I always feel like I’ve ventured into another world, as if […]

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