Scotland has many attractions to appeal to all tastes: from castles and stately homes to galleries and museums; from parks and gardens to exhibitions and theme parks. Whether it’s for mum and dad or just for kids; whether you prefer to watch wildlife and nature at work, or marvel at Scotland’s dramatic history and fine culture; whether you want to be outdoors or indoors … Scotland has something everyone.
March - November, Dunfermline:
Visit the humble birthplace of the weaver’s son who became the richest man in the world.
March - November, Scottish Borders:
Dating back to 1107, Traquair was originally a hunting lodge for the kings and queens of Scotland.
February - November, Scottish Borders:
With one of the world’s finest arboreta, woodland garden and an abundance of exotic and native plants, Dawyck Botanic Garden is a joy to visit.
February - November, Aberdeen:
Based in the heart of north-east Scotland in the beautiful former home of prominent Scottish artist, Sir George Reid, the Museum is committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of the world-famous Gordon Highlanders for future generations.
This 16th Century Tower House is set amidst a garden of pear trees in the heart of Jedburgh.
March - November, Edinburgh:
This restored Edinburgh Town House dates from 1796 and is filled with Georgian treasures - furniture, silver, porcelain and fine paintings - reflecting the domestic arrangements and social conditions of the time.
March - November, Argyll:
Oban’s War & Peace Museum contains a fascinating collection of artefacts and photographs depicting the rich cultural history of the busy port town and its people.
29th & 30th November 2014, East Lothian:
Man at Arms tour of Dirleton castle with two armoured knights telling bloodthirsty tales of castle life and siege warfare.
29th & 30th November 2014, Moray:
Enjoy festive shopping in the beautifully decorated Castle packed with gorgeous gift ideas, decorations and stocking fillers.
30th November 2014, Glasgow:
Harvester at Glasgow Fort is kicking off the Christmas celebrations early in aid of Save the Children.