Planning a trip lanning a trip to Scotland and want to expand your reading horizons...? Take a look at some of these key websites:
In 2009 there will be a year long celebration of Scotland and we’re inviting you to come and join us. 2009 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of our national poet and cultural icon Robert Burns, whose message of friendship and 'Auld Lang Syne' lives on. And Burns is the inspiration behind our year long celebration of some of Scotland's great contributions to the world: Golf, Whisky, The Enlightenment and Innovation, Burns himself and our rich culture and heritage. Whether you have Scots ancestry or simply a passion for our great nation, 2009 will be an exceptional year to visit Scotland.
A programme of inspirational events will run throughout 2009, complementing the vast range of world-class attractions already offered in Scotland. From the world's biggest ever Clan Gathering in Edinburgh to Celtic Connections in Glasgow and from the Open Championship at Turnberry to the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, there's something special for everyone.
Click here to learn more about why we love Robert Burns.
This is the official website of the national tourism organisation for Scotland. They have lots of information about where to stay, what to see and do.
Edinburgh – Inspiring Capital
The official tourist board for Edinburgh and Lothians, this website has information about accommodation, tourist information, attractions, tours and events, essential when you visit Edinburgh and Lothians.