Scotland Trips - Tourist Information Hotels and Holiday Reservations
Scotland is sated with mystic, ancient legends and romance. The Scottish ruined castles from the past are of particular interest for the visitors interested in history and cultural tourism. The two ancient cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, which boast Victorian splendor, are now amid Europe's most dynamic industrial and cultural centers. Not less attractive is the picturesque countryside of Scotland, with its Highlands, majestic misty mountains, deep lochs, rivers full of salmon, and of course some of the best golf courses!
Among tourists, Scotland is mostly popular for its spectacular scenery, but it has also a rich historical and cultural heritage, along with variety of activities on offer. Scotland’s landscape is very diverse - from the rugged peaks sweep to the calm waters of the lochs. Glen Affric and Loch Trool are of particular interest. This land also boasts diverse coastline, with many sandy beaches, nestled down bays and rocky cliffs, overlooking the islands in the Atlantic. To the south, the hills of the Borders, green pastures and large forests present a softer landscape.
Edinburgh is an outstanding city, combining the medieval Old Town with the elegant Georgian New Town and along with Glasgow, which is famous for its Victorian architecture are important cultural centers. In Scotland everywhere one can find ancient castles, prehistoric forts and ruins interesting to be explored, especially at the Neolithic Heart of Orkney, which is Scotland’s newest UNESCO listed World Heritage Site.
Scotland is a paradise for those who love outdoor activities - play golf on popular course such as St Andrews, go hiking, fishing, diving, cycling, sailing or climb on the hills among the spectacular landscape!
Useful Information About Scotland:
Capital of Scotland: Edinburgh
Area of Scotland: 78,782 km2
Scotland Population: ~ 5116900
Language: Scottish English, Scottish Gaelic, (Lowland) Scots
Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP)
Scotland Tourist Attractions and Places of Interest:
Best Castles to Visit in Scotland:
Cawdor Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Braemar Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Balmoral Castle, Drumlanrig Castle, Crathes Castle & Gardens, Culzean Castle, Glamis Castle, Stirling Castle, Scone Palace.
Best Fishing Areas in Scotland:
The Borders & Galloway Regions, The Orkney Islands, Argyll & the Southern Hebrides, Sutherland & Northern Highlands, Tayside, The Great Glen.
Best Hiking and Cycling Places in Scotland:
Trossachs, The Southern Upland Way, The Galloway Region, East Neuk, The Isle of Arran, Ben Nevis, The Isle of Skye, The West Highland Way, Glencoe.
Great Golf Courses in Scotland:
Turnberry Hotel Golf Courses, Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Royal Troon Golf Club, Carnoustie Golf Links, Old Course.
Recommended Museums and Galleries in Scotland:
National Gallery of Scotland, Aberdeen Art Gallery, National Museum of Scotland, Hunterian Art Gallery, The Burrell Collection.
Islands and Island Groups to Visit in Scotland:
Argyll and the Southern Hebrides, The Hebridean Islands, The Orkney and Shetland Islands, The Shetland Islands; Barra, Coll and Tyree, Eigg and Muck, Fair Isle, Harris, Iona and Staffa, Isle of Arran, Isle of Colonsay, Isle of Skye, Kintyre Peninsula, Kyle of Lochalsh,
Mull, North and South Uist, Rhum, The Isle of Gigha, The Isle of Islay, The Isle of Jura,
The Isle of Lewis, The Orkney Islands.
Regions in Scotland:
Aberdeen and the Tayside and Grampian Regions, Fife and the Central Highlands, Inverness and the West Highlands, Outside Edinburgh, Outside Glasgow, The Borders and Galloway Regions, West of Glasgow.
Cities and resorts in Scotland we will provide with tourist information and hotel accommodation reservations:
Aberdeen, Aberfoyle, Alloway, Aviemore, Ayr, Ballater, Braemar, Caithness, Callander, Castle Douglas, Clyde Valley, Crieff, Culross and Loch Leven, Culzean, Dirleton, Dumfries,
Dunblane, Dundee, Dunfermline, Dunkeld, East Neuk, Edinburgh, Fort William, Glamis Castle, Glasgow, Gleneagles, Gullane, Inveraray, Invergarry, Inverness, Jedburgh, Kelso, Kirkcudbright, Linlithgow, Loch Awe, Loch Linnhe and Loch Leven, Loch Lomond,
Loch Ness, Melrose, Moffat, Nairn, North Berwick, Oban, Peebles, Perth, Scotland, Pitlochry, Portpatrick, Scone, Selkirk, Speyside, St. Andrews, Stirling, Sutherland, The Black Isle Peninsula, Troon, Turnberry.
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