Scotland Attractions

Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle

Scotland attractions are a dazzling mix of interactive fun family museums, some of Britain’s best art galleries, exotic botanic gardens, zoos and parks and a breathtaking selection of coast, city and country heritage sites. Family attractions in Scotland offer guaranteed thrills from a tour of Edinburgh Zoo with its new panda residents to Glasgow’s award-winning Riverside Museum – Scotland’s Museum of Transport and Travel.

Looking down a reconstructed oil rig at Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Looking down a reconstructed oil rig at Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Many of the Scottish city museums are free entry and packed with internationally renowned exhibits including the first cloned mammal Dolly the Sheep, on show in the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. See world class art collections at Glasgow’s Kevingrove, Burrell and Huntarian art galleries and in the National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh.

The social and ancient history of Scotland is waiting to be discovered in the region’s magical museums from the Highland Museums in Inverness to the interactive maritime world of Aberdeen Maritime Museum. Don’t miss a tour of ‘Juteopolis’ at Dundee’s fantastic Verdant Works. Take your pick of spectacular castles in Scotland from Edinburgh, Glamis and Stirling Castles to Eilean Donan Castle at Kyle of Lochalsh with views towards Skye.

Famed for its wildlife, spectacular coastlines, off-shore islands and National Parks, Scotland offers a huge choice of wildlife tours and boat trips. Go white water rafting, loch fishing, mountain biking and hill walking in the Highlands & Islands, or head off on the Speyside Whisky Trail in the North East for a real flavour of the country. There’s an attraction in Scotland to please all. Book Scotland accommodation online now!

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.