St. Giles Cathedral has been a focal point for religious activity in Edinburgh for over 900 years, although the present structure that we see today can trace its roots back to the 14th century.
Due to its central location on The Royal Mile, St. Giles has become a popular tourist attraction and is an ideal stop-off point between excursions to the palace and the castle.
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and is famous for its superb collection of free attractions that include Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Riverside Museum of Transport, and Glasgow Cathedral.
Discover the best things to do in Glasgow with this complete visitor guide which includes overviews of the top attractions, a map, and lots of useful visiting advice.
Glasgow is a city that’s chock-full of tourist attractions, from the busy Riverside Museum on the banks of the River Clyde to the tranquil Botanic Gardens in the West End, and not only are most of the city’s attractions top-notch but all the best ones are completely free too.
If you ever decide to head down to the Scottish Borders to get away from the busy attractions of Edinburgh and Glasgow you should consider visiting the picturesque town of Melrose.
If you’re in Glasgow and looking for something to do that’s a bit out of the ordinary I can’t think of anywhere better to visit than the 37-acre Necropolis next to the city’s imposing cathedral.
Glasgow Cathedral is widely recognised as one of the top tourist sights in the city, a distinction that’s totally justified in my opinion because this building is one of the most beautiful in Glasgow, if not the whole of Scotland.
This lovely walk across the rolling countryside of East Lothian will take you from a starting point at the birthplace of Scotland’s national flag to the 95-foot Hopetoun Monument on Byres Hill in the Garleton Hills area near Haddington.
Edinburgh hosts 12 major cultural events each year including The Fringe (the world’s biggest arts festival) and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay (one of the biggest street parties in the world). Edinburgh is also a UNESCO City of Literature and the city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Discover the best things to do in Edinburgh with this complete visitor guide which includes useful visiting advice, travel information, and much more.
The Out About Scotland complete guide to the 10 best things to do in Edinburgh on a Rainy Day – city information, the weather, and the best attractions.
Iona Abbey is located on the beautiful Isle of Iona just a few minutes ferry ride from the Isle of Mull where it has played an integral role in Scotland’s religious history for well over a thousand years.
Your complete guide to the 10 best places to visit in Scotland in January – reasons to visit, weather guide, what to wear, and the best attractions.
The Inner Hebridean Isle of Mull is the third largest island in Scotland and is home to a wide variety of tourist attractions, with pretty harbour towns nestled along the rugged coastline and spectacular mountain landscapes in the island’s centre drawing in visitors from across the UK and beyond.