With a country as beautiful as Scotland you might find yourself struggling to choose the perfect destination for your next date.
In this article you’ll discover a collection of fun, exciting and slightly unusual date suggestions that are guaranteed to be a memorable experience for both of you, whether it’s winter or summer in the cities or the Highlands.
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.
There are so many things I like about Scotland it’s an almost impossible task to say which is my favourite, but I think if I was pushed I’d put the dramatic mountains of the Cairngorms and the stunning forests of Perthshire at a joint number one, closely followed by the single malt whisky’s.
What do you think of when someone mentions Scottish food? Cardiac-arresting mars bars dipped in batter? Or diabetes-inducing squares of tablet fuelling hyperactive children? Discover the top recipes that will change your opinion of Scottish food with this in-depth guide.
Edinburgh hosts 12 major cultural events each year including The Fringe (the world’s biggest arts festival) and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay (one of the biggest street parties in the world). Edinburgh is also a UNESCO City of Literature and the city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Discover the best things to do in Edinburgh with this complete visitor guide which includes useful visiting advice, travel information, and much more.
The Out About Scotland complete guide to celebrating Burns Night in Scotland – background information, what happens at an event, and the best places to go on Burn’s Night.
Whisky has links to Scotland in a way that no other product has to any other country in the world, and tens of thousands of tourists flock to the five main single malt regions every year to sample the legendary liquid.
Dallas Dhu began life as the Dallasmore distillery in 1898 when entrepreneur Alexander Edward saw an opportunity to meet the rising demand for fine malts to be included in the blends that were popular at the time. The distillery no longer produces spirit but is instead operated by Historic Environment Scotland as a tourist attraction.
Speyside is famous within whisky-drinking circles for having the largest number of operational distilleries out of all six whisky-producing regions, with two of the most-consumed brands in the world originating from the area.
If you’re embarking on a visit to Edinburgh then your trip won’t be complete without a visit to The Scotch Whisky Experience, located just a short walk from Edinburgh Castle Esplanade on the Royal Mile.