Articles in Scottish Culture and Traditions

Scottish Culture and Traditions. Scotland has been handing down its traditions for close to a thousand years now, since the earliest days of the clans in the 12th century. However, Scottish traditions are not something sterile under glass and steel in a cold museum.

Scotts Heritage and Stories

by Denise McGill (PAINTDRIPS) on

The Scotts have a great colorful heritage of love stories and triumph.... Read full article

Tips For the Scottish Bride and Groom

by Anna Murray on

Scotland is unique in allowing the wedding ceremony to take place almost anywhere you like - as it's the person conducting the ceremony rather that the location that's important ... Read full article

A Guide to Kilt Outfits


Kilts are a rich part of Scottish heritage. They are perhaps the most iconic and memorable thing about Scotland for those who live outside of the country, as it is commonly thought that this garment originated in the country.... Read full article

Kilts: More than Just a Fashion Trend


Kilts have long been a cultural marker of Scottish people and their heritage. When you think of a kilt, you are likely to think about men in full Highland's Dress wearing thick, wooly tartan kilts and playing the bagpipes.... Read full article

Reasons to Love Scotland | Scottish Culture

by Kendall H. on

So after the Scots there should be a tribute to the Scottish castles too! Some of the few in the photos include Edinburgh Castle where Queen Mary of Scots last ruled before she had an untimely run-in with her cousin Queen Elizabeth and lost her head.... Read full article

Tartan Day April 6 - How To Celebrate The Scottish Holiday

by Patty Inglish on

April 6th is National Tartan Day in America and you can celebrate by researching your family history and finding whether you have any Scottish - or Irish - heritage. Both the Irish and the Scottish have tartans. They both have bagpipes as well. ... Read full article

Highland Games – athletics, pipes and dancing

by Heather MacCain on

After an enjoyable weekend at the Cowal Highland Gathering a few weeks ago, we thought now would be the perfect time to discuss the wonderful tradition of Scottish Highland Games.... Read full article

Kilts and Scottish National Dress

by Lauchtane on

This lens is intended to provide information about the Kilt and its origins as well as to provide a guide on how it should be worn. ... Read full article

A Traditional Scottish Wedding

by scotslass on

In Scotland you can exchange your wedding vows practically anywhere you desire too. You can say 'I DO' to the love of your life, by a 'scottish loch', in a romantic glen, on the shore of a snady beaach or even at the top of Arthur's seat! ... Read full article

Top 7 Facts You Need to Know about Scottish Tartan Kilt


A tartan is a specified fabric having different patterns of horizontal and vertical lines on a colored background. For example the black watch tartan with a black background! ... Read full article