Scotland

Scotland Travel Guide

Browse bolts of house-woven tartans or pick up one of the leather pouches that adorn traditional men's dress. Downstairs at 21st Century Kilts, the owner's son turns out black leather versions favored by U.K. rockers like Robbie Williams.

Each of the 1,300 tartans Lochcarron makes is a meaningful interpretation of a grid, and every design is copyrighted and listed with the Scottish Register of Tartans, thereby reducing, according to the mission statement of its predecessor, the Scottish Tartans World Register, “the likelihood of t

Four-day course on one of Scotland's most remote islands (Jura is a two-hour ferry ride from the mainland town of Kennacraig).

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For incredible couture hats and contemporary hairpieces, style mavens and royals turn to Jelfs. The milliner's studio—a centuries-old feather-, felt-, and flower-filled beamed farmhouse—fittingly lies on Palace grounds. Hours are quirky, so call ahead.

Since 1670, when it was established for cultivating medicinal plants, the gardens have been an exemplar of botanical conservation. On the immaculate grounds: dwarf rhododendron, 11 glass conservatories, and a heath garden.

Riverside outfit with a weekend Whisky School

This Edinburgh neighborhood is dominated by Georgian architecture and lined with cafés and boutiques.

The House of Bruar, a compound of buildings surrounding a courtyard, including the Men’s and Women’s Wear Hall, Food Hall, Knitwear and Cashmere Hall, Country Living Hall, and Rod and Reel restaurant, takes its architectural cues (whitewashed stucco; slate roofs) from a traditional Victorian hunt

Check out the first hole, where a public path crosses the famous fairway where golf was born.