In this article you’ll find a collection of recommended places to visit on a weekend break in Scotland that are perfect for families, couples and solo explorers alike.
They all have free admission and are guaranteed not to break the bank. You’ll also find tips on how to save money on accommodation as well as suggestions for saving money on transport.
Summer in Scotland is one of the best times of the year to visit, whether it’s for a hike up the mountains, scenic walks around the coastline or island-hopping on the west coast.
This article offers suggestions for places to visit in summer in the main cities, the Highlands and the islands.
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.
A guided tour on a bus means you can sit back and relax while the driver whisks you around a pre-selected list of amazing Scottish attractions.
You’ll never get lost, you’ll be able to take the scenic route, you’ll be able to freely enjoy the magnificent views from the windows and you’ll be able to sample the occasional dram of whisky when you de-bus at each destination. Seriously, what’s not to like about that?!
Discover the best small-group bus tours in this comprehensive guide.
The TV show Outlander has created a whole new generation of tourists who are keen to explore its filming locations in Scotland.
That in turn has lead to a number of Outlander tour operators springing up around the country. In this article I’ll show you where Outlander’s Scottish filming locations are and offer suggestions for the best Outlander tours you can join to see them.
In total, there are over 1,500 castles in Scotland, ranging from tiny lookout towers in the far northern Highlands to immense royal palaces in the south-east of the country.
Some of the best Scottish castles are; Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, and Eilean Donan Castle. Discover more about them and many others in this ultimate visitor guide to the best castles in Scotland.
Scotland is a country where the best things in life really are free, especially when it comes to world-famous attractions like Holyrood Park in Edinburgh, Glasgow Cathedral, The Quiraing on Skye, and Ben Nevis in the Highlands.
Discover a collection of the best free things to do in Scotland with this complete visitor guide which includes an interactive map, sightseeing advice, and a detailed overview of each attraction.
The Out About Scotland complete guide to the best things to do on a bank holiday in Scotland – background information, weather guide, the best attractions and the top events.