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.
The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses, in Fraserburgh consists of the first lighthouse built on mainland Scotland and a purpose-built museum.
A cultural and heritage centre, Aros provides a range of facilities for all the family, from static exhibitions to live shows.
Created for the public to enjoy and situated on the outskirts of Kilwinning, Eglinton Country Park features some 400 hectares of parkland and countryside.
17th century flour mill and ancillary buildings on riverside site.
Small visitor centre situated adjacent to the pier focusing on the history, people and impressive archaeology of Rousay.
Constructed and used between 200BC and 200AD, Midhowe Broch is perhaps the most impressive broch in the Orkney Isles.
Year round, Orkney:
A recently rediscovered Iron Age chamber and the subject of two Time Team programmes.
The Museum tells the story of Orkney throughout the ages from the Stone Age.
February - December, Westray
Wheeling Steen is Old Norse for ’Resting Stone’.
Many of the museum’s exhibits reflect the importance of Orkney’s maritime history.