- soc.culture.scottish FAQ
- Info on Scottish culture (music, language, politics, food and drink, what's on, history, traditions, festivals, dance, current affairs, education, hillwalking etc.
- Gathering of the Clans
- Information on Scottish folklore, history, culture as well as images of Scottish heraldry.
- Gateway to Scotland
- University of Edinburgh's gateway to the country of Scotland; its geography, history, people, traditions and culture
- Highlander Web
- Amazing resources for the Scottish Highlands - music, newspapers, short stories and much, much more!
- Scotland: Mega-Links Cultural Page
- An index site with many varied links and lovely graphics.
- Scotland Rampant Index
- A large and varied index site with a weekly newsletter as well.
- A virtual ceilidh with links to artists and organizations involved the thriving traditional and Celtic music scene of Scotland.
- Sgian Dhu Interactive web site
- A source of Scottish information - clans & tartans, whiskey, golf, news and more.
- John Walsh illustrates how to wear a great kilt
- Photos and instructions for wrapping your great kilt. This is the same way I do my airsaid. :-)
- Dennis Fallen's link page
- Glawegian and Celtic links.
- Orkney Islands
- Sigurd Towrie offers an interesting site, full of history, myths, legends and pictures of the islands he loves.
History and Folklore
- Dalriada Celtic Heritage Trust
- Information on Scottish society, culture, folklore and more.
- Electric Scotland - History
- This site hostes Historic Scotland which safeguards the nation's built heritage and promotes its understanding and enjoyment on behalf of the Secretary of State for Scotland; they maintain over 300 monuments and properties, including a wealth of prehistoric sites and historic buildings. Also presented are historical articles from a 1798 encyclopedia!
- Gopher site with links to lots of gophers with info on Scottish history, life and culture.
- Skyelander's Scottish Highlands and Islands History web
- Articles by Robert Gunn - Boadicea, The Bruce and more.
- A Brief History of Dundee
- Dundee College offers insights into their fair City and the Tay Valley.
- Book of Deer Project
- Digital photos of one of Scotland's oldest books, and one of the oldest extant sources of Scots Gaelic amid the Latin gospel text and Celtic illuminations.
- National Museums of Scotland
- This sites hosts seven wonderful Scottish Museums.
- Royal Museum of Scotland
- Edinburgh's fine museum houses international collections with a wide range of interests.
- Shambellie House Museum of Costume
- Housed in a beautiful country house near Dumfries, it contains costumes from the 1850s to the 1920s displayed in period room settings.
- Museum of Antiquities
- Currently closed pending removal to the National Museum of Scotland.
- Scottish United Services Museum
- This Edinburgh museum displays the uniforms, medals, arms and equipment of Scots who served with the Royal Navy, the Army and the Air Force.
- Scottish Agricultural Museum
- This Edinburgh-area museum houses objects and documentary evidence, covering not only farming to the 1950s, but also the trades that supported farming and the social and economic life of the countryside.
- Museum of Flight
- This East Lothian museum offers a collection of aircraft and associated objects dating from 1895 to the present day.
- Biggar Gasworks
- The last coal-gas works in Scotland was bought by the National Museums of Scotland and Historic Scotland so that the story of the Scottish coal-gas industry could be preserved. Original buildings, working machinery, gas appliances and displays present a fascinating glimpse of this once vital industry.
- Dundee Heritage Trust
- The Trust presents information Dundee's industrial past, including a living history museum in the textile factory, Verdant Works.
- Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland
- They have surveyed sites, monuments and buildings around Scotland and offer pictures on the web.
- Highland Council Archaeology Service
- Lots of info, sites to see and learn about, fieldwork opportunities and their newsletter online.
- Inner Hebrides Crannogs On the Web
- An introduction to these small artificial islands and links to Scottish archaelogy in general.
- Stones of Wonder: Prehistoric Observatories in Scotland
- Guidebook to prehistoric monuments in Scotland (dating to the Neolithic or the Bronze Age) which have orientations to the sun, moon or stars.
Travelling in Scotland
- Scottish Tourist Board
- NetTrak's Scotland Online
- A variety of information including accomodations and shopping.
- Destinations in Scotland
- Produced by Scots living in Scotland, offering travel related resources covering all of Scotland including the Highlands and Islands, independent travel advice including itinerary planning and accommodation services.
- The Internet Guide to Scotland
- Largely based on the personal travels of Joanne Mackenzie-Winters, this 80,000-word guide contains details on transport, sightseeing, activities and accommodation throughout Scotland with particular emphasis on the Highlands and Islands. And don't miss her guide to Scottish castles.
- Bed and Breakfast Accommodation, Vacations, Lodgings, Weekly Rentals, Hotels, Self-catering accommodation, Guest Houses, Touring, Specialist Holidays, Conference Venues, Travel advice, and information on Scottish castles (including castle accommodation), landscape, and sites of interest
- Scotts Castle Holidays
- Scottish castle and country house accomodations.
- Glasgow tourist information.
- An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language by Alexander McBain
- This is the file containing this dictionary (dated 1911) to be downloaded and used locally.
- Comann an Luchd-Ionnsachaidh
- The Gaelic Learners' organisation. Information on joining CLI.
- Scots Gaelic
- Lessons and contacts for learning Scots Gaelic.
- Sabhal Mór Ostaig
- Scotland's Gaelic-medium college on the island of Skye provides both online and local resources for Scots Gaelic learners.
- Carmina Gadelica
- Sections of the Carmina in Scots Gaelic and English.
- Am Braighe
- A newspaper (primarily in English) that intends to be a meeting place for Gaels and anyone interested in Scottish Gaelic language and culture. There is a Gaelic learners section and a bookstore with selection of Gaelic and English books.
- Books from Scotland
- An Ayrshire bookseller on the web.
- Lark in the Morning
- Fine supplier of instruments and music. Bodhrans, etc.
- Duncan House
- Garth Duncan's fabulous Celtic and Scottish blades, traditional and custom jewelry.
- Scots Connection
- Kilts and tartan items, gifts and more.
- U.S. SCOTS Magazine
- Info for the Scottish-American community including games and events, sample articles and links.
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