Luss is an attractive conservation village situated on the shores of Loch Lomond in The Trossachs National Park.
The village has a long history dating back to the early 6th century but it wasn’t until the 1980s that it became a tourist destination when the popular Scottish TV drama Take The High Road was filmed there.
There are 24 listed buildings in the village, as well as boat cruises, a beach, and watersports hire.
Castlebay is the main settlement on the Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides.
The village is a popular tourist destination, but it is perhaps best known for the ferry terminal which provides links to Oban on the mainland and the isles of Tiree and South Uist.
Castlebay is a good base to explore Barra as it allows easy access to the A888 ring road and the Isle of Vatersay. The village also features a number of attractions including the famous Kisimul Castle.
North Berwick is one of the top seaside towns in the southeast of Scotland.
Not only is North Berwick the home of the Scottish Seabird Centre which operates boat trips to the Bass Rock, but it also boasts golden beaches to the east and west along with an eclectic mix of artisan shops and cafés in the high street.
In addition, the town is surrounded by a number of noteworthy attractions which include North Berwick Law and Tantallon Castle.
The picturesque village of Ullapool is located in the North Highlands on the shore of Loch Broom.
While many people only visit Ullapool to take a ferry to the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, there are lots of worthwhile attractions in the area that make Ullapool a great visitor destination in its own right.
Brodick is the main village on the Isle of Arran which is situated on the west coast of Scotland.
The town lies halfway along the eastern side of the island where it overlooks Brodick Bay and Goatfell mountain.
It is the arrival point for most visitors due to the ferry port but is popular in its own right thanks to its beaches, surrounding forests, castle and quality restaurants.
The village of Lochranza on the Isle of Arran is located in an exceptionally picturesque area on the north of the island.
Although it is mostly visited for the small ferry terminal that connects the island to Claonaig on the mainland, Lochranza is also worth visiting for its tourist attractions.
The village lies at the foot of dramatic mountains that encircle it to the south while a small scenic bay opens up to the Firth of Clyde and the Campbeltown peninsula to the north.
Leith is a historic district of Edinburgh that centres around the Water of Leith, Leith harbour, and the restaurant-packed Shore.
The district has a rich maritime history but it is now a popular tourist destination thanks to its combination of trendy bars, award winning restaurants, superb shopping areas and attractions including the Royal Yacht Britannia.
Braemar is a small village in Aberdeenshire that is located near the River Dee. The village is a popular tourist destination due to the number of outdoor activities on offer with hikers using the village as a base to explore Glen Tilt, Glen Dee, Glen Derry and Glen Feshie.
The annual Highland Games Gathering is held in Braemar on the first Saturday in September and is traditionally attended by members of the British royal family.
The historic village of Culross is situated on the banks of the Firth of Forth where it overlooks the petrochemical works of Grangemouth to the south and the Longannet power station to the west.
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.