With its breath-taking scenery and fascinating history, Scotland is a place that needs to be seen to believe!
1. Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle is an amazing icon of Scotland and has stood majestically in the capital of Scotland for centuries.
It actually sits on top of an extinct volcano and boasts Scotland’s most visited attraction.
This magnificent fortress has powerful stone walls which have withstood many sieges over the centuries, its sumptuous apartments also housed many Scottish Kings and Queens.
It is now home of of the famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, a dazzling celebration of music and entertainment which continues to delight audiences from all over the world.
2. Loch Ness
The world-famous Loch Ness is the stuff of legends and is situated within the Scottish Highlands, packed with wild mountain scenery, rugged green hills and the tales of old clans.
Cruise along the beautiful lake and find out about the lake’s mythical monster, or take a leisurely walk along the shore.
The more adventurous could take on the challenge of the South Loch Ness Trail, approximately 28 miles between Loch Tarff near Fort Augustus to Torbreck on the edge of Inverness via Whitebridge, Foyers, Inverfarigaig and Dores.
3. Urquhart Castle
The fairy tale Urquhart Castle sits on a headland overlooking Loch Ness.
The castle dates back to the 13th century and played a dramatic role in the Wars of Scottish Independence in the 14th century.
It was subsequently held as a royal castle but continued to suffer many battles before falling into decay.
However, it is now one of the most-visited castles in Scotland and is a breath taking sight to behold.
4. The Whisky Experience at Glengoyne Whisky Distillery
Have a whisky experience like no other at the Glengoyne Distillery.
Glengoyne is a distillery with pretty whitewashed walls and pagoda roof nestling into the bottom of Dumgoyne Hill.
It is a happy, thriving business and home to tenth generation distillers with the knowledge and methods passed to them by their forefathers.
It offers fascinating and in-depth visits to whisky experts and beginners alike and makes it an utterly fun experience.
5. Edinburgh’s Hogmanay New Year celebrations
Last but not least, be part of Scotland’s famous Hogmanay New Year celebrations, a must experience to behold in your lifetime!
Let the good times roll as Edinburgh puts on the world’s biggest party festivals, full of awesome entertainment, exciting rides and cool bands!
Visit Winter Wonderland and skate on the ice rink, enjoy the cool bars & clubs or take to the streets & soak up the awesome atmosphere & fireworks!