things to do
Arts & culture
Scotland is full of venues where you can explore art and culture. All the main cities have theatres, galleries, museums and more. Select the area below to find out more.
Dundee Repertory Theatre
The Dundee Repertory Theatre or Dundee Rep is a theater in the city of Dundee, Scotland. Besides hosting performances and concerts, it also produces six to seven productions a year. It is home to the Dundee Rep Ensemble, Scotland's only theater company employing full-time actors, and the Scottish Dance Theatre, a contemporary ballet company.
Perth Concert Hall
Perth Concert Hall is a contemporary and elegant space that hosts various concerts, performances, and modern art programs in Perth, Scotland.
Island Davaar sits at the mouth of Campbeltown Loch off the east coast of Kintyre, close to Campbeltown. A natural shingly causeway links it to the mainland, a pleasant crossing that takes about 40 minutes by foot.
The Great Tapestry of Scotland
The Great Tapestry of Scotland is located in the centre of Galashiels, under an hour away from Edinburgh on the Borders railway. You can discover 420 million years of Scotlands History, heritage and culture. The Great Tapestry of Scotland is one of the most significant community arts projects in Scotland.
Machrie Moor Stone Circles
Neolithic structures dating back to the New Stone Age. Free to visit and open year-round.
Learn to speak Gaelic
Today, people learn Gaelic to celebrate Scotland’s past, enjoying something that was very nearly lost forever. Learning Gaelic will open up centuries of literature, arts, and folklore, giving you an insight into the culture of a nation that can’t be obtained without speaking the language