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.
Year-round, St Andrews:
Situated in a grand Victorian mansion in Kinburn Park, the museum tells the story of St Andrews’ heritage from early times through to the 20th century.
This ruined cathedral dates back to 1160 and was consecrated in the presence of Robert the Bruce in 1318.
Year-round,Kingdom of Fife:
Formerly a private residence, Pittencrieff House Museum is an elegant 17th century mansion housing a display for Pittencreiff Park, known locally as `The Glen.
Permanent collections include fine and decorative arts of local and national importance, plus works by William McTaggart, S J Peploe and the Glasgow Boys.
Lying to the north of St Andrews, this ruined castle was once the main residence of the bishops and archbishops of St Andrews &ndash the focal point of the Church in Medieval Scotland.
Year-round, Kingdom of Fife:
A hidden gem which has won international recognition, this 18-acre garden has about 8000 species of ferns, herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees - some are native to Scotland but most grow wild in other regions of the world.
Cambo’s Victorian Walled Garden and Woodland Garden are a joy to visit.
The Royal Burgh of Culross is a unique survival, a town that time has passed by.
The Castle is comprised of an imposing suite of buildings ranging from the 12th to the 17th century.
The Abbey’s foundation dates back to 1072 and the time of King David I of Scotland who built the abbey in honour of his mother.