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Top 10 Recommended Things To Do in Scotland


Edinburgh Castle

One of Scotland's top tourist attractions built on the basalt plug of an extinct volcano.

Seilebost Beach

Beautiful sandy beach on the Isle of Harris off the coast of north west Scotland.

Glen Coe

Part of the designated National Scenic Area of Ben Nevis and Glen Coe, a 10 mile (16 km) long glen or valley surrounded by some of Scotland's finest mountains.

The Cuillin (Black)

Compact and stunning mountain range on the Isle of Skye. Very popular with hikers, scramblers and climbers. Boats leave from Elgol to the loch in its centre.

The Quiraing

A spectacular landslip at the northern end of the Trotternish Ridge National Scenic Area. Nice walking with great views across to mainland Scotland.

New Lanark World Heritage Site

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, New Lanark is a model cotton mill village dating from the eighteenth century.

Stirling Castle

Built on top of a volcanic crag, where Mary Queen of Scots was crowned when just nine months old.

Eilean Donan Castle copyright Daniel Rose-Bristow

One of Scotland's most famous castles. Fascinating history explored in a small museum on site. Good place to stop on your way to the Isle of Skye.

Kelso Abbey

Kelso's wonderful, it's Abbey is one of many historical buildings in the Scottish Borders with a fascinating history.

The National Gallery of Scotland Complex

Works by Raphael, Titian, El Greco, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Monet, Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin are held in this world famous collection.