Scotland’s dramatic landscapes, which in the Highlands include Britain’s highest mountain Ben Nevis, make for a world class outdoor activity playground. Think of an activity and you’ll find it here in Scotland’s great outdoors from white water rafting in Great Glen to 7 Stanes mountain biking in the Borders and South West around Glentress and Galloway forest parks.
Thrilling world best activity experiences are numerous in Scotland, a region offering everything from loch, sea and river fishing to skiing, spectacular hill walking and wild surfing on the far North Coast and Scottish Islands. Renowned as the home of golf, many of Scotland’s championship golf courses feature in the world top 50!
The variety of Scottish attractions will amaze, from top family wildlife parks and interactive science centres to castle and whisky trails, a huge choice of themed boat trips and award-winning museums and galleries in Scottish cities. The region’s rich heritage is evident in its many magnificent monuments, ancient standing stones, cliff top castles, ruined abbeys and breathtaking feats of engineering like the canal connecting Falkirk Wheel and Forth rail and road bridges.
Scottish city breaks are brimming with free entry National museums and galleries, landmark heritage sites and internationally acclaimed festivals in world festival capital Edinburgh. Arts and culture across the region is an eclectic mix of the traditional and cutting edge. Discover Scotland’s National Poet Robert Burns on the Ayrshire and Dumfries Burns trail or head to style city Glasgow and explore the Charles Rennie Mackintosh trail.
There’s a million and one things to do and see in Scotland – a tailor-made holiday region of filmic landscapes, ancient heritage, arts and culture and adventure activities, and if you’re lucky Nessie spotting on Loch Ness! If you’re unlucky with a Nessie sighting, you’re guaranteed to see beautiful birds of pretty in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs, a huge variety of nesting seabirds around the Scottish Highlands & Islands and sightings of seals, dolphins and whales on a Caithness or Moray Firth boat trip.