The Balmoral Hotel is a historic building situated in the heart of Princes Street in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The luxury hotel is located next to Waverley train station and was built in 1902 by the North British Railway Company. Today, it is a popular landmark that attracts visitors to its superb restaurants and bars.
Goatfell is an 874-metre mountain on the Isle of Arran on Scotland’s west coast. The mountain (designated a Corbett) is one of four on the island and is located three miles west of Brodick Castle.
Although Goatfell is the highest point on the Isle of Arran the walk to the summit is quite easy with a robust staircase of boulders towards the top and a well-laid path through moorland and forest at the bottom.
This is a cave that’s absolutely monumental in size, and the cave entrance has the privilege of being the largest sea cave entrance in Britain – something you’ll only really appreciate once you visit the place.
One of the great things about the north Highlands is that it’s full of little surprises, from driving to the brow of a hill and finding a stunning mountainscape stretching away into the distance to stumbling into a quaint country village with a wee cafe that sells THE best cream cakes you’ve ever tasted.
The historic county of East Lothian is situated to the east of Edinburgh and is highly-regarded for its beaches, hill ranges, castles, and beautiful countryside.
Discover the best things to do in East Lothian in this complete visitor guide which includes details of the top tourist attractions, the main towns, facts about the weather, and how to travel around the county.
I think it’s fair to say that most people have heard of John o’ Groats, the northern-most point of the UK mainland with its iconic signpost overlooking the harbour, that like its twin at Lands End offers more photo opportunities than you can poke a selfie stick at.
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.
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.
This impressive example of Scotland’s world-leading engineering skills lifts boats over 115 feet into the air between the Forth & Clyde and Union canals, and since opening in 2002 it’s seen over 1.5 million people take a boat trip on this extraordinary lift.
The Quiraing is an outstanding area of natural beauty on the northernmost summit of Trotternish on the Isle of Skye that was formed thousands of years ago by a series of monumental landslips.
Calton Hill is an all-too-often-missed tourist attraction located just a few hundred feet from the hustle and bustle of Princes Street, where a collection of Edinburgh’s most famous landmarks are clumped together on one of the most remarkable viewpoints in the city.
If you visit the Isle of Skye then you have to visit the Fairy Pools, the beautifully clear crystal-blue pools of water that lie at the foot of the Black Cuillin hills.