Scotland is renowned for its traditional bagpipe and folk music but it has far more to offer than that with top festivals like RockNess, T In The Park and the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival taking places each year.
26 of the best Family Friendly Festivals in the UK. With music, food, crafts, fairground and theatre performances. From Suffolk, Oxfordshire, Yorkshire, Shropshire, Scotland, the Cotswolds, Lake District and more. Great summer festivals where you can take the kids. The children will love camping or glamping options for the weekend.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, was born in Edinburgh and is said to have modelled the famous detective on Professor Joseph Bell, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, who used remarkable powers of observation in his diagnosis.