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, Skye:
Lying 22 miles west of Portree, Dunvegan Castle is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the stronghold of the Chiefs of MacLeod for nearly 800 years.
April to mid October, Sutherland:
Dating in part from the early 1300s, Dunrobin Castle is the largest house in the Northern Highlands with some 189 rooms.
29th March - 27th October 2015, 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.
May - October, Rousay
Trumland House is a Jacobean-style mansion designed by David Bryce and completed in 1876.
30th March - 31st October 2015, Skye:
The award-winning museum tells the history of the Highlands and Islands through the story of Clan Donald, its most powerful clan.
Easter - October, Highlands:
This award-winning visitor attraction is a living history museum showing how people used to live in the Highlands, how they built their homes, how they tilled the soil and how they dressed.
April - October, Galloway Heartland:
Built between 1369 and 1390, and accessible only by boat, Threave Castle stands on an island in the middle of the River Dee three miles west of Castle Douglas.
March - October, Dumfries & Galloway:
Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre is in Galloway Forest Park on the shores of Clatteringshaws Loch near New Galloway.
March - October, Edinburgh:
Experience what life was really like in Edinburgh’s old town some 400 years ago with a visit to this 17th century high-tenement house furnished with period furniture and artefacts.
April - October, Moray:
There is so much to see and do at the Scottish Dolphin Centre no matter what the weather and admission is free.