Best Places to Visit in Scotland
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The gorgeous, sprawling, natural area of Cairngorms National Park is a true sight to behold. With over 1,700 miles of pristine landscapes, including towering mountains, and dense forests, this destination wears the crown of the UK's largest national park.
With unparalleled beauty and infinite opportunities for discovery, exploration, and adventure, Cairngorms National Park is a must-visit destination for any type of traveler.
Edinburgh is a city that begs to be discovered, filled with quirky, come-hither nooks that tempt you to explore just that little bit further. Here you will not only find its iconic castle overlooking that famous Georgian architecture, but also a whole host of hidden gems you might not have first associated with the Scottish capital.
Situated in the shadow of Ben Nevis, Fort William is the ‘Outdoor Capital of the United Kingdom’ and the main town in the Scottish Lochaber area. As one of the major towns of the Highlands, the village commands an important position and is easily accessible. Fort William’s setting is dramatic, on the shore of Loch Linnhe, and under the mighty hulk of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis.
As Scotland’s biggest city, and the United Kingdom’s third largest city, Glasgow has something for everyone. From its intriguing and quirky architecture, due to its past industrial prowess, to its emerging gastronomical culture, sports and shopping, Glasgow is becoming a hot-spot for travelers looking for an upcoming, fun and hip culture.
The Gleneagles Hotel is a magnificent countryside estate, nestled at the foot of the beautiful Ochil Hills.
When it first opened its doors in 1924, this magnificent property was described as a “Riviera in the Highlands”. Today, Gleneagles continues to offer an unbeatable array of attractions including a five-star luxury hotel, three championship golf courses, an award-winning spa, and the only restaurant in Scotland to hold two Michelin stars.
This charming little city offers the best of both worlds. The city itself, albeit it small, is buzzing, and packed with things to see, do and taste. Shop, eat and stroll your way through the quaint streets, taking in the lively atmosphere as you go along.
Perhaps the most famous destination in the world for scotch whisky, going on a whisky tasting is a must. Not only is it the ideal place to fall in love with whisky, but it will give you a glimpse into shockingly laid back Scottish island life.
It's hard to believe that a place as beautiful as the Isle of Sky actually exists. As if plucked straight from a fairy-tale, this mystical peninsula is sure to enchant you.
The Isle of Skye is certainly one of the most magical destinations in the world and a definite must see.
Loch Lomond, the second largest loch in Scotland is situated north of Glasgow is home of Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park. The region is the perfect introduction to Scotland's countryside.
Perthshire is a land of mountains, lochs, and forest.
The area is frequented by hikers from all over the world who wish to get away from the main hiker population and be on a trail with very few other people. The area offers many different types of hiking trails of different levels of difficulty and length
Portree, the main town on the Isle of Skye, has a bustling port and a thriving cultural center.
The brightly colored, almost magical port town on the Isle of Skye sits beside a natural harbor, with houses stretching up the hillside behind. Tourists frequent Portree because of the town's laid-back environment, beautiful port and great hospitality