Best places to visit in Scotland

best places to visit in Scotland

Over the years, Scotland has been chosen as the most beautiful country in the world! Did you ever think of exploring the best places to visit in Scotland? Scotland welcomes more than 15 million tourists per year. This country is all about its alluring diversity! Scotland’s beauty lies in its towering mountains, beautiful coastline, lush forests, tropical islands, vast lochs, castles and dramatic scenery.

Although Scotland is relatively small country with a population of just over five million, for those who are looking for a memorial tour with endless fun things to do and exciting places to explore, Scotland should rank highly on your list of great places to travel in the world! Serene wetlands, wind cliffs and wind-swept moors of Scotland together provide a natural beauty that makes you want to explore the country.
Be sure to use the below list of Best Places to visit in Scotland that you must travel once in your lifetime!

1. Edinburgh Castle

A historic fortress with a history of its 1100 years, was once the residence of Scottish monarchs, now a museum stands overlooking the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a collection of buildings, and a long and important history. Well-worth a visit.

2. Loch Ness

Loch Ness

a large, deep loch lying in the Highland council area, Scotland which is believed to be having the largest volume of fresh water in Great Britain.
Don’t forget to take a Loch Ness break while travelling in Scotland and enjoy its dramatic scenery. Loch Ness is best known for its mysterious cryptozoological Loch Ness Monster called “Nessie”. 

3. Royal Mile

A historical succession of streets in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, runs between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. You can explore this delightful cobbled street in the royal history of Scotland, which is also the busiest tourist street in the Old Town, rivalled only by Princess Street in the New Town.

4. Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond
Enchantingly beautiful lake in southern Scotland and a part of the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. This is the largest lake by its surface area and the 2nd largest lake by its volume after the Loch Ness, Scotland. The Loch Lomond surrounding highland area is home to charming villages, oak woodlands, rare red deers, rolling countryside, hills and some truly iconic places to wander around.

5. Palace of Holyroodhouse

Holyroodhouse Palace, at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Her Majesty The Queen’s official residence since 16th century in Scotland, is an amazing setting for state occasions and a place worth a visit for sightseeing.

6. Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis
Highest mountain in the British Isles, located 1,345 metres above sea level, in the Highlands of Scotland is very popular among hikers and climbers travel Scotland. It can take up to 7-9 hours to complete the climb depending on your level of fitness. This definitely is a big challenge but well worth the amazing experience and breathtaking views.

7. Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle
A castle Quaintly set about 2 miles southeast of Drumnadrochit, overlooking the beautiful Loch Ness, built-in 13th century in Scotland. Having a lively but complex history involving military offense and defense, as well as its own destruction and renovation, this has been the favorite Loch Ness monster–watching spot.

8. Arthur's Seat

Arthur's Seat
Arthur’s Seat is located in Holyrood Park, at the end of the Royal Mile. It is an extinct volcano which is the park’s highest point located 251m above the sea level, dating from around 2000 years ago, giving an excellent view of the city. It has attracted tourists hearts with its diverse range of flora and fauna.

9. Stirling Castle

Castle in Stirling, Scotland for Stunning views, and a great place for a family day out. This is one of the largest and both historically and architecturally important Castles in Scotland with amazing chambers. The interior and exterior of this castle is even more better. Definitely worth a visit!

10. National Museum of Scotland

Formed in 2006, the National Museum of Scotland has a wonderful array of Scottish history, science & technology, arts, design & crafts, natural history and cultures of the world under one roof.
As everything is engagingly presented, this place worth a visit on your tour to Scotland.

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You’ll find alluring views that take your breath away once you visit these best places to visit in Scotland, the most beautiful country in the world!

Best time to visit : During spring (late March to May) and Autumn (September to November) for bearable temperatures and mild weather.

Budget : $55 -75 USD per day on your visit to Scotland.

Make sure to add these amazing places into your list of next travelling destinations in Scotland! We hope to bring out many more travelling destinations which will keep you inspired in the future! So stay tuned with us ! Don’t forget to comment the places you find fun to travel..
Safe Travel!

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