Sightseeing Ideas

Find things to do & places to visit on a sightseeing tour of Scotland with these articles which cover themes from wildlife spotting to exploring castles.

Google Maps of Scotland

Welcome to Scotland, a land of rugged mountains, glittering lochs, and cities steeped in history. From the bustling city life of Edinburgh to the remote beauty of the Isle of Skye, Scotland is a treasure trove of experiences waiting to be unlocked.

In this article, we’ll take a look at a collection of recommended places to visit in Scotland with a list of Google Maps that show attractions in the main cities and their surrounding areas as well as maps that highlight mountains, lochs, and castles.

Read More

The Best Beaches in Scotland

With over 11,600 miles of stunning coastline, Scotland is home to an incredible array of sandy shores and hidden coves that are all waiting to be discovered by visiting tourists.

Whether you have an interest in famous beaches like Luskentyre on Harris or less-known stretches of sand like Traigh Mhor on Barra, Scotland offers the perfect escape for sunbathing as well as swimming in turquoise waters.

Discover Scotland’s top beaches in this ultimate guide.

Read More

A Guide to the Best Castles to Visit in South Scotland

Scotland is home to some of the most breathtaking and awe-inspiring castles in the world.

With nearly 1,500 towering turrets and sprawling curtain-walled fortresses to see during a sightseeing tour, Scotland’s castles offer visitors a unique glimpse into the country’s past.

From world-renowned castles such as Stirling and Edinburgh to lesser-known gems like Dirleton and Tantallon, here are the best castles to visit in South Scotland.

Read More

The Best Places to Photograph in Scotland

Scotland is a true paradise for photographers. From its rugged, untamed landscapes to its charming villages and historic towns, this country is brimming with opportunities to capture Instagram-worthy shots that demand to be shared with friends and family.

In this article you will discover a collection of top places to take photos in Scotland, all of which are guaranteed to elevate your images to the next level.

Read More

The Best Cheap Places to Visit in Scotland

Scotland can be an expensive place to visit, with attractions like Edinburgh Castle costing more than £50 for a small family to enter – and that’s without adding on the extra costs of meals and gifts.

The best way to save money is to spend as little as possible on tickets, and that’s exactly where this article comes in.

In it, you’ll find a selection of top-rated Scottish attractions that are either completely free to enter or cost no more than a couple of pounds per ticket.

Read More

A Guide to Munros in Scotland

Munros are mountains in Scotland that are over 3,000 feet in height. They can be found in the Scottish Highlands as well as the Western Isles and Central Scotland.

Discover the best Munros to climb, the easiest, the highest and advice for Munro bagging in this ultimate guide.

Read More

The Most Beautiful Lochs in Scotland

There are more than 30,000 lochs in Scotland and the majority are located in the Scottish Highlands, including the tourist-favourites of Ness, Lomond and Shiel.

Discover a collection of wonderful Scottish lochs in this article that delves deep into what makes each one such a special place, along with details of what you can expect to find when you visit them.

Read More

The Best Winter Activities in Scotland

Winter is an amazing time to be in Scotland, especially if you love exploring the great outdoors. There’s something magical about the country when winter visits and there are more things to do in this season than you might expect.

In this article I’ll show you the top activities to enjoy in Scotland between November and March whether you want to see wildlife, go on an invigorating walk or take part in exciting sports, along with a couple of other winter activities that just might surprise you.

Read More