The Scottish Parliament Building is situated opposite Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh. It is the seat of the Scottish Government and is open daily for guided tours.
The building is a triumph of design but it has drawn a great deal of criticism over its cost which was more than ten times over the original budget.
Learn this story of this fascinating building and find out how you can visit it in this complete guide.
The Nevis Range Mountain Experience Centre located at the foot of Aonach Mor is widely regarded as Scotland’s premier adventure destination – a claim you’ll likely find yourself agreeing with once you visit the centre for yourself.
The 84-mile rail journey across the Scottish Highlands from Fort William to Mallaig has been described as one of the great railway journeys of the world, and with good reason.
The Midlothian Snowsports Centre located in the Pentland Hills area of Edinburgh offers a variety of fun outdoor activities that the whole family can enjoy – even if it’s the middle of summer and there’s no snow.
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.
This lovely walk joins the Water of Leith at its central location at the visitor centre on Lanark Road and follows the river south-west to the old rail station at Colinton.
The Glasgow Scottish Event Campus Centre is Scotland’s largest exhibition arena and is home to some of the biggest artistic events in the entire Scottish calendar.
The Cairngorm mountain is the UK’s sixth-highest and is well-known for being Scotland’s premier snowsports destination.
You might be wondering why a bridge has been included in a website about Scotland’s tourist attractions, but bear with me because I think the Forth Road Bridge is well worth taking the time to visit if you come to explore Edinburgh and the Lothians.
These equine marvels are Scotland’s celebration of a bygone era of horse-drawn barges that kept the nation’s industry going for well over a hundred years, and although Clydesdale’s (the breed of horse) are no longer a sight on the canals you can at least enjoy the spectacle of the world’s biggest horse sculptures when you go to visit them at Helix Park.