Find Things to Do in Scotland

Last updated on November 2nd, 2020

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  • Where Are The Best Forest Walks in Scotland?
    Discover the best forest and woodland walks in Scotland with this in-depth guide that covers their locations, facilities, paths and wildlife. Plus, learn why walking is good for you, what you should wear, and which animals you need to keep an eye open for.
  • Where Can I See Highland Cows in Scotland?
    Highland Cows are a Scottish breed of rustic cattle known for their thick, shaggy coats that enable them to survive in the harshest of temperatures. In this article you’ll learn all about the ‘Heilan Coo’ and discover the best places in Scotland to see them.
  • Where Can I See Puffins in Scotland?
    Everybody loves puffins. There’s something about their oversized heads and brightly-coloured stripy beaks and that makes them impossibly endearing. In this article I’ll show you the best places to see these fascinating seabirds.
  • What Are the Best Souvenirs to Buy in Scotland?
    So you’re nearing the end of your Scotland holiday and getting ready to pack… but then you suddenly realise you haven’t bought any souvenirs to take back home. Doh! Well don’t worry, because in this comprehensive guide I’ll show you the best souvenirs to buy as well where to get them from.
  • 12 Essential Things to Know Before You Visit Edinburgh
    Edinburgh. City of cobbled streets, winding alleyways and gothic architecture. This is the second most popular city in Britain after London so you might need a bit of help to plan your visit – which is exactly where this article comes in.
  • How Much Does it Cost to Visit Scotland in 2020?
    A holiday in Scotland can be expensive. There are flights, accommodation each night, meals every day, attraction tickets, and travel between destinations. See how much it all costs in this comprehensive guide.
  • The Complete Guide to Visiting St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh
    St. Giles Cathedral has been a focal point for religious activity in Edinburgh for over 900 years, although the present structure that we see today can trace its roots back to the 14th century. Due to its central location on The Royal Mile, St. Giles has become a popular tourist attraction and is an ideal stop-off point between excursions to the palace and the castle.
  • The Complete Guide to Visiting Lochranza on the Isle of Arran
    The village of Lochranza on the Isle of Arran is located in an exceptionally picturesque area on the north of the island. Although it is mostly visited for the small ferry terminal that connects the island to Claonaig on the mainland, Lochranza is also worth visiting for its tourist attractions. The village lies at the foot of dramatic mountains that encircle it to the south while a small scenic bay opens up to the Firth of Clyde and the Campbeltown peninsula to the north.
  • The Grassmarket in Edinburgh
    Edinburgh’s Grassmarket is a bustling square in the heart of the city’s Old Town. This historic site is surrounded by classic tenement buildings that line the roads along the iconic West Bow and Victoria Street but it’s best known for the lively pubs and restaurants that offer superb outside seating areas. The Grassmarket is one of the oldest parts of Edinburgh and it was originally used as a marketplace for horses and cattle.
  • The Complete Guide to Visiting Leith in Edinburgh
    Leith is a historic district of Edinburgh that centres around the Water of Leith, Leith harbour, and the restaurant-packed Shore. The district has a rich maritime history but it is now a popular tourist destination thanks to its combination of trendy bars, award winning restaurants, superb shopping areas and attractions including the Royal Yacht Britannia.
  • The Complete Guide to Visiting Goatfell Mountain on Arran
    Goatfell is an 874-metre mountain on the Isle of Arran on Scotland’s west coast. The mountain (designated a Corbett) is one of four on the island and is located three miles west of Brodick Castle. Although Goatfell is the highest point on the Isle of Arran the walk to the summit is quite easy with a robust staircase of boulders towards the top and a well-laid path through moorland and forest at the bottom.
  • The Complete Guide to Visiting The Royal Mile in Edinburgh
    The historic Royal Mile in Edinburgh connects the Palace of Holyrood at the bottom to Edinburgh Castle at the top, on a road that is one mile in length (hence the name). The road runs through the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town and is one of the top tourist destinations in the city thanks to the number of tourist attractions, restaurants, pubs and events that can be found along its entire length.
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