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Summer in Scotland – The Best Places To Visit

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.

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The Arran Coastal Way: Complete Visitor Guide

The Arran Coastal Way is a circular cycling and walking route around the perimeter of the Isle of Arran on Scotland’s west coast. This easy-going trail rewards visitors with stunning views at every section of its 65-mile length and there are plenty of opportunities to deviate onto nearby attractions along the way.

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Faraid Head – Sutherland: Complete Visitor Guide

While Scotland’s west coast islands usually take first prize for the number of amazing beaches you’ll find (hello Isle of Tiree) you shouldn’t be too quick to discount Scotland’s mainland either, especially in the far north where it’s relatively tourist-free compared to the rest of the country.

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Talmine Bay – Sutherland: Complete Visitor Guide

It was during my last visit to Sutherland, and while exploring the nearby Kyle of Tongue, that I took a minor diversion down a single-track road just a few hundred yards north of the A838 bridge and discovered a place that I just had to share with you.

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The Best Places to Visit in East Lothian

When you think of places to visit in Scotland you might be like the majority of tourists and have all the big-hitters first and foremost in your mind. Edinburgh. Glasgow. The Highlands. The Isle of Skye.

But there’s another region that’s often overlooked. That region is East Lothian. Find out why it’s such a special place in this guide.

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Duncansby Head – Caithness: Complete Visitor Guide

If you love visiting Scotland’s attractions you’ve likely considered taking a look at the most northerly point of mainland Britain at John o’ Groats. Maybe you want to see the amazing coastline in that part of the country, or perhaps go there as part of a North Coast 500 road trip.

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The Isle of Tiree Music Festival: Complete Visitor Guide

The Tiree Music Festival (TMF) is a Scottish folk music event that is hosted annually on the Inner Hebridean island of Tiree. The TMF was founded by a local resident and a member of the band Skerryvore. It has gained something of a cult following since the first event was held in 2010 for its first-rate performance line up.

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The Best Beaches on the Isle of Tiree: Complete Visitor Guide

The Inner Hebridean island of Tiree is popular with tourists for a number of reasons thanks to its low-lying treeless landscapes, its abundance of wildlife, its beautiful expanses of golden beaches, and its weather – which sees this tiny island bathed in an average 1,450 to 1,500 hours of sunshine annually.

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