Renfrewshire is a county located in the west central Lowlands. Renfrew, from which the county gets its name, is the county town, but the largest town in the region is Paisley.  The region contains a mixture of land, from hills to woodlands and coastline, plus a variety of inland parks. Parks in fact dominate much […]


Perthshire is a historic county in the centre of Scotland. Perth, from which the region takes its name, is the county town. Beartrix Potter, a famous English children’s author and illustrator, spent many long holidays in Perthshire, on the banks of the River Tay in Dunkeld. The Beartrix Potter Garden, in Birnam, is an interactive […]


The County of Kinross is a historic county in eastern Scotland and is the second-smallest county in Scotland. Kinross, a village of the same name, is the county town. The county is dominated by the large inland loch, Loch Leven, with several islands which form a nature reserve of international significance. One of the islands […]


Fife is a natural peninsula and historic county in eastern Scotland, home to the most ancient university within Scotland and one of the oldest universities in the world: the University of St. Andrews, established in 1413. St. Andrews is also known as the home of golf.  The land contains extinct volcanic features, including the Lomond […]

East Lothian

East Lothian is a historic county which lies in the eastern central lowlands of Scotland. It is a predominantly rural region, with 40 miles of coastline, including the Firth of Forth which is a large estuary where several Scottish rivers meet. The current geology of the region was formed due to prehistoric volcanic activity, erosions […]


Based in South-West Scotland, Ayrshire is a historic county, meaning it was established by the Normans. One of the most agriculturally fertile regions in Scotland, the land is used for propagating potatoes and other root vegetables. Its principal towns include Ayr, Kilmarnock and Irvine. Over millions of years, the geology in Ayrshire has seen massive […]