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.
April - October, Perthshire:
During its long history, Scone Palace has been the seat of parliaments and the crowning place of Scottish Kings, including Macbeth and Robert the Bruce.
March/April - October, Scottish Borders:
This award-winning museum recreates the building’s former use as a home and ironmonger’s shop.
March - October 2010, Scottish Borders:
Built in 1803 as the Sheriff Court, this is where Sir Walter Scott - author of such classics as The Heart of Midlothian and Rob Roy - dispensed justice to the people of Selkirkshire.
March/April - October, Kingdom of Fife:
One of Fife’s most unusual and fascinating attractions, The Secret Bunker is a hidden, underground site that was intended to serve as a seat of government in the event of a nuclear conflict.
April - October, Kingdom of Fife:
Situated on Inchcolm Island in the Firth of Forth, the Abbey is one of the best-preserved group of monastic buildings in Scotland.
April -October, Perthshire:
It was in the Castle of Loch Leven that Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned and forced to abdicate in 1567 before making her dramatic escape a year later.
End March - October, Montrose:
Overlooking the Montrose Basin Nature Reserve, this beautiful Georgian house was designed by William Adam and completed in 1730 for David Erskine, the 13th Laird of Dun.
End March - October, Perth:
Gardeners and botanists come to Branklyn Gardens from all over the world.
April - October, Aberdeen and Grampian:
Castle Fraser is one of the grandest of the Scottish baronial tower houses.
April - October, Turiff:
The charm of Fyvie ranges from its 13th-century origins to its stunning Edwardian interiors.