The Best Outdoor Winter Activities in Scotland

Winter is an amazing time to be in Scotland, especially if you love exploring the great outdoors. There’s something magical about the country when winter visits and there are more things to do in this season than you might expect.

In this article I’ll show you the top activities to enjoy in Scotland between November and March whether you want to see wildlife, go on an invigorating walk or take part in exciting sports, along with a couple of other winter activities that just might surprise you.

McManus Museum Visitor Guide

The McManus museum and art gallery in Dundee is one of the city’s foremost tourist attractions, and it’s most notable for the beautiful building that houses the fascinating collections exploring the fields of fine art, natural history, modern industry, the local landscape and more.

Cullen Visitor Guide

While most visitors to Cullen will undoubtedly have an ‘ah, of course…!’ moment when they realise this pretty little village is actually the birthplace of Cullen Skink soup, they’ll likely have several more unexpected outbursts once they start roaming the gorgeous coastline that borders the village.

Midlothian Snowsports Centre Visitor Guide

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.

Royal Highland Show Visitor Guide

The Royal Highland Show has been celebrated as the biggest showcase of Scotland’s agriculture and countryside for well over a hundred years.