The Top FREE Things to do in Scotland – The Complete Guide

Glenfinnan Monument

I don’t know about you, but when I’ve got a day off work I just love getting outside and exploring Scotland, especially if it’s a sunny day and there’s a visitor attraction I’ve been itching to check out for a while.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Calton Hill in Edinburgh

Calton Hill

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.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Fort George in the Highlands

Fort George

The Battle of Culloden in 1746 marked the end of the Jacobite uprising and the attempt by Bonnie Prince Charlie to claim the throne of Britain for the Stuart monarchy. It was also the catalyst for the creation of one of the grandest fortifications in Europe – the magnificent Fort George near Inverness.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Dallas Dhu Distillery in North East Scotland

Dallas Dhu Distillery

Many distilleries have been and gone in the intervening years but luckily for whisky-loving tourists the distillery at Dallas Dhu is now in the protection of Historic Environment Scotland (HES) who have restored this fascinating part of Scotland’s history back to its former glory, although unfortunately it no longer produces spirit.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Gretna Green Blacksmiths Shop in South West Scotland

Gretna Green

If you’re in any way romantically inclined you should probably take a visit to the famous Gretna Green Blacksmiths Shop on the Scottish border near the Solway Firth (which you can read about in my Complete Guide to the Solway Firth).

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