Contacts in Britain
VisitScotland (Princes Mall, 3 Princes St., Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH2 2QP. 0845/473–3868. www.visitscotland.com.)
VisitScotland is Scotland's official website and includes a number of special-interest sites on topics from golf to genealogy. VisitBritain, Great Britain's official site, has ample information on Scotland's sights, accommodations, and more.
Historic Scotland cares for the more than 300 historic properties described on its site. The National Trust for Scotland has information about stately homes, gardens, and castles. Both offer sightseeing passes.
All About Scotland
Historic Scotland (www.historic-scotland.gov.uk.)
National Trust for Scotland (www.nts.org.uk.)