Holyrood Park – Edinburgh: Complete Visitor Guide

Walk a mile to the east of Edinburgh Castle and you’ll find Holyrood Park – an outstanding area of natural beauty that offers visitors a haven of tranquillity amongst the hubbub of Scotland’s capital city.

The Crieff Hydro – Perthshire: Complete Visitor Guide

The Crieff Hydro is a popular resort in the Perthshire countryside that offers a range of health-based activities as well as large grounds for walking and relaxation. The hotel boasts over 200 bedrooms and over 50 self-catering properties, as well as restaurants, cafes and bars.

The Isle of Islay: Complete Visitor Guide

The Isle of Islay is one of the largest west-coast Scottish islands and has the nickname ‘The Queen of the Hebrides’ – a title that’s been passed down the generations for hundreds of years by the proud people who live there.

Pressmennan Wood – East Lothian: Complete Visitor Guide

Pressmennan Wood is a gorgeous woodland area in rural East Lothian that runs alongside a ribbon-shaped lake that offers quiet walks along several paths with views towards the Firth of Forth and across the rolling East Lothian countryside.

Ben Cruachan Dam – Argyll & Bute: Complete Visitor Guide

A visit to Ben Cruachan (which isn’t actually a mountain – it’s a Munro) rewards walkers with some of the finest views in the Southern Highlands, especially if they make it to the very top of its summit and gaze down at the multitude of rocky satellites below it.

The Isle of Tiree: Complete Visitor Guide

The Isle of Tiree is the most westerly island of the Inner Hebrides and although small at only 20 square miles it has become increasingly popular with tourists thanks to its golden sandy beaches and shallow bays of crystal clear water.

Bass Rock – East Lothian: Complete Visitor Guide

The Bass Rock is absolutely enormous and reaches 107 metres above sea level at its highest point, with most of the sides of this 320 million-year-old volcanic plug standing almost vertical above the pounding waves of the Firth of Forth.