A visit to the birthplace of "Peter Pan" author J.M. Barrie in the village of Kirriemuir. Also: how to make oatcakes; the artwork of William Gillies; the Dalbeattie factory where the "See You Jimmy" hats are made; the 1513 battle of Flodden, in which the Scots were defeated by the English.
The Celtic Colours festival in Nova Scotia and the region's connection to Scotland are explored. Included: the MacDonald House Living History Museum; the World's Biggest Square Dance; the Alexander Graham Bell Museum.
The UK Schools Games, a sports competition in Glasgow; a visit to Kirkcudbrightshire, birthplace of John Paul Jones; Scottish weaver James Donald, who creates contemporary designs using traditional skills.
The National Museum for Scotland in Edinburgh is spotlighted. Included: the competition to design it; its creation; a look at some of its treasures. Also: an exhibition on polar explorer William Speirs Bruce; the Royal Museum's plans to increase its international collections.
A visit to Glasgow, with stops at the docks and the shopping district. Included: the Glenlee, a Clyde-built sailing merchant ship, a Coatbridge singer-songwriter; King Tut's Wah Wah Hut (a live-music venue).
A visit to Dundee includes a segment on William McGonagall (often cited as the world's worst poet); the design of computer games; the fishy delicacy known as the smokie; the history of Rob Roy; Ged Grimes, who creates music for computer games; and Dundee's science center.
The Forth and Clyde Canal and Union Canal; the Battle of Bannockburn; the Aberdeen International Youth Festival; Pitmedden Gardens; the history of Scottish legend Rob Roy; the Antonine Wall, which the Romans built to protect themselves from the Scots; Scottish inventions and discoveries.
The Scottish Borders are visited. Included: Melrose, the home of seven-a-side rugby; Melrose Abbey; Walter Scott's home, Abbotsford; Scottish legend Rob Roy; rugby legend Scott Hastings; and Eildon Hills.
The fourth season begins with a look at automotive racing. Included: Knockhill Circuit, an automotive race track; the Jim Clark Room in Duns, which honors the two-time Formula One champion; sidecar racers; GT1 racer Andrew Kirkaldy; three-time Formula One world champion Jackie Stewart.
Celtic rock band Cantara, guitarist-singer Grant McCaskill, harpist Phamie Gow, fiddle player Paul Anderson, Caledon (the three Scots tenors) and Kenny Mackenzie on pipes perform. Also: an interview with actor Alan Cumming. From Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh.
A visit to Gilmerton Cove, which was once used as an illicit still, drinking den and a storage area for smugglers loot. Also: the boarded-up Britannia Panopticon, which was where comic Stan Laurel first performed; a pineapple-shaped building in Dunmore; and a performance by Kenny Mackenzie on mouth organ and pipes.
The start of salmon-fishing season on the River Tay; a Seniors golf tourney featuring Greg Norman, Gary Player and Tom Watson; a golfing academy for hopeful golf stars of tomorrow; Celtic-rock band Three Peace Sweet, which performs in a ruined castle.
An 18th-century model mill village; a baker who became an international exporter; a dog trainer who offers canine line-dancing classes; Treefest, a year-long celebration of Scottish tree heritage. Also: host Fiona Kennedy performs “Wild Mountain Thyme” at the Celtic Colours Festival.
A visit to the Lighthouse, a Rennie Macintosh-designed exhibition center in Glasgow. Also: the world's second-largest granite building, at Marischal College in Aberdeen; the Hamilton family mausoleum, which is said to possess the longest echo in the world; seaweed-eating Soay sheep; a performance by the Celtic band Calasaig.
Four Royal Marines at the old port of Leith, Edinburgh, are featured. Also: Kildrummy Church; blackface sheep;a railway-station-turned-garden at Gartly, near Huntly; the Festival of the Sea; how to tie sailors' knots.
Visits to the East Aquhorthies stone circle near Inverurie and the carved Maiden Stone near Aberdeen are featured. Also: Fiona Kennedy is a judge at a Canine Capers competition at Drum Castle; a look at multi-horned Hebridean sheep; and a conversation with the band Salsa Celtica about how it came to blend Scottish folk and salsa music.
A trip to Chicago spotlights the city's Tartan Day Parade and festivities, including a fashion show that rewards the best of design using tartan; and an encounter with Scottish chef Gerry Goldwyre. Also: Robert Scott visits a stone circle built by the Picts, who were the original people of Scotland.
A film shoot at Fyvie Castle that features Judi Dench, James Cosmo and Olivia Dukakis is featured in a report on Scottish movie locations. Also: how to cook honey-glazed salmon; a look at Clan MacDonald; a visit to the birthplace of Andrew Carnegie; and a look at computer games designed in Dundee.
The search for the Loch Ness monster. Also: Tartan Army football supporters are spotlighted; a lighthouse keeper is interviewed; host Fiona Kennedy sings “Ready for the Storm”; and Salsa Celtica performs its mix of Scottish folk and salsa music.
A visit to St. Andrews, Scotland. Included: veteran caddy Gordon Murray recalls dramatic finishes to the Open Golf Championship; a stop at the British Golf Museum illuminates the history of the game; and the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre is explored. Also: Kenny MacKenzie performs on the small pipes.