The Glencoe Visitor Centre should be on everyone’s list of must-see attractions in the Highlands. Set in the breathtaking and dramatic landscape of Glencoe, the centre aims to educate visitors not only about the geology and nature of the region but also about its fascinating history.
Loch Ness is without a doubt one of the most famous, most visited, and most photographed tourist attractions in the whole of Scotland. Not only is there an abundance of wildlife living both in the loch and along its banks, but there’s a rich history to be discovered thanks to famous nearby attractions like Urquhart Castle and the city of Inverness.
Urquhart Castle is one of those Scottish tourist attractions that seemingly everyone in the world has seen photos of. Nestled on the banks of the pitch-black waters of Loch Ness, the castle is the perfect location to whip out your camera and really capture the spirit of Scotland.
The wide open expanses of land around the far northeast of Scotland are just begging to be walked, and the well-maintained trail around Causeymire wind farm is perfect for a gentle stroll that can be easily accessed no matter the weather.
The beautiful town of Ullapool is the starting point for this walk where you’ll begin at the harbour, which is a perfect place to take photos of Loch Broom. The harbour is also a great place to get a refreshment from one of several cafes at both the beginning and end of your journey.
The Glenfinnan Monument sits at the north-east head of Loch Shiel where it has commanded spectacular views of the Highland landscape since its construction in 1815.
The Cairngorm mountain is the UK’s sixth-highest and is well-known for being Scotland’s premier snowsports destination.
Sitting in around 260 acres of beautifully managed parkland in the Cairngorms, the Highland Wildlife Park showcases some of the wildlife that can be found in the mountains and wilderness areas of Scotland, as well as several species that are currently endangered in mountainous regions all over the world.