Scotland

Scotland Travel Guide

A 10-day celebration of film, theater, and food that takes place along the Edinburgh harbor.

New president and CEO Massimiliano “Max” Zegna Baruffa plans to bring much needed energy to Scottish cashmere’s most luxurious label. Though the company’s new U.K. postal code–like name—J.J. & H.B.

Three-day course at a seaside distillery on the Isle of Islay that also includes evening trips to the pub, live folk-music performances, and informal talks on local history. Face time with the operators in charge of each step of the whisky-making process is a main thrust of the program.

Edinburgh's most glamorous set congregates at the city's buzziest club under the Tigerlily Hotel. The black-and-rose wallpaper is embedded with Swarovski crystals, and top mixologists shake, muddle, and stir while DJ's spin a mix of Latin and techno.

Rent a Mini Cooper S—a sporty classic that hugs the winding Scottish roads nicely.

Established in 1842, this bottler deals in fine aged single-cask whiskey from distilleries like Banff, Glenlivet Minmore, and Royal Brackla; the naturally caramel-colored, concentrated liquors are of a rare quality.

The shop carries pottery, art, and jewelry produced by Scottish artisans.

Thirty Miles from Edinburgh, on the North Sea, lies a blossoming, 20-acre meadow filled with ponds, trails, and wildlife—including thousands of bumblebees.