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.
30th March - 28th October 2014, Aberdeenshire:
Opened in 1983, the Grampian Transport Museum tells the history of travel and transport in the North East of Scotland through displays, working exhibits and DVD presentations.
April - October, Angus:
This 19th-century cottage, set in the heart of Kirriemuir, is the birthplace and early home of famed Scottish author, playwright and creator of Peter Pan, Sir James Matthew Barrie.
End of March - October, Isle of Bute:
Home to the Stuarts of Bute, Mount Stuart is a made up of an impressive Victorian Gothic mansion and 300 acres of beautiful gardens.
March - October, Fife:
Dating back to 1450, Falkland Palace is the only Royal Palace in the care of the National Trust for Scotland.
Easter - October, Fife
Delve into the history of this ancient Royal Burgh with a visit to the town’s friendly museum run entirely by volunteers.
30th March - 31st October, Fife:
This charming museum celebrates the working lives of the people of Fife their agricultural life, crafts and industries, fashions, textiles and home lives.
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.