At The White Rose Guild, we publish articles related to Scotland and travel throughout the country. We are particularly interested in Scottish history, heritage, culture, myths and curiosities. We will keep you updated with the latest news articles and points of interest we have discovered online too, please see our Coolhunting section.

Scotland’s history, culture and literature have inspired generations of people in this country and globally. Scottish literature has also shaped and influenced some of the greatest writers to have ever put pen to paper. At The White Rose Guild, we want to provide a platform for Scottish storytelling.

The White Rose Guild encourages blog contributions and enquiries regarding content. Please contact us at info@thewhiteroseguild.com for more information.

What 3 things come to mind when you think of Scotland? We asked tourists in Edinburgh. The White Rose Guild aims to transform these typical perceptions of Scotland to provide opportunities for visitors to experience the real beauty, history and lives of people in this country.

Arms for a painter of Heraldry

I have been waiting to begin writing this blog for several reasons but today I had a notification that now permits me to make my first post.

Paraig MacNeil

Paraig MacNeil   Since 1988, Paraig MacNeil, Scotland’s bardic storyteller, has been telling traditional tales,

Hermitage Castle


By the middle of the 16 th Century life in the south of England was becoming relatively safe and prosperous the Borders were fastened in the bitter grip of strife.

First in the Attack

John Sadler BA (Hons), M.Phil, FRHistS, FSA (Scotland.) One of the most notable historians of

WTTC SafeTravels Stamp-ai

Dear Customer,

At The White Rose Guild safety is paramount for both our staff and visitors. 

For this reason we have made all necessary adjustments to ensure we comply fully with Government advice in relation to Covid-19.

We have now been awarded the ‘We’re Good To Go’ mark in partnership with The Tourist Organisation of Great Britain & Northern Ireland.

This ensures we meet strict guidelines for safety and hygiene, meaning our business practises are safe and we are ready to welcome visitors once again.

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