The sparsely populated Highlands offer some of the most serene hikes in the world, and are home to Britain's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis. Review of the Stay Central Hotel in Edinburgh. There are some great LGBT events happening throughout the year, while a number of bars, restaurants and clubs offer themed nights, parties, exhibitions and much, much more. That decade saw an explosion of gay culture into the mainstream. It was always someone's cousin knew a lassie that knew one.
How a nation that took pride in prejudices ended up with the best gay rights in Europe.
Coming Oot! A Fabulous History of Gay Scotland
More on this story. Pop in to enjoy the weekly pub quiz on Wednesdays or karaoke on Mondays, Saturdays and Sundays, plus pop and dance music and good-value drinks throughout the rest of the week. MasterChef winners Where are they now? The Waterloo on Argyle Street is Glasgow's longest-established gay bar and one of the oldest in Scotland, having been around for over 30 years. And the one with the larger population might well turn out to have both the most gay men and the most heterosexuals.
Retrieved 31 October The bill passed by a vote of and received royal assent on 12 March Section 28 of the Local Government Act prohibited "the teaching of the acceptability of homosexuality as a pretended family relationship". By the early s, attitudes became increasingly more accepting. From girthy calves in kilts to sensational single malt whiskies, what's not to love about Scotland? Edinburgh's gay pride festivities, Pride Scotia, take place every June. Glasgow Glasgow is home to a wealth of museums and galleries and its calendar is packed full of shows, festivals and other exciting events.