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.
3rd - 18th October 2015, Midlothian:
Featuring lots of exciting events, Midlothian Science Festival has something for adults, children and families.
27th June - 25th October 2015, Dundee:
Enter a massive, music-making and magical acoustic playground and set off on a voyage of discovery.
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.
23rd March - 28th October 2015, Alloa:
The ancestral home of the Erskine family, the Earls of Mar and Kellie, Alloa Tower is one of Scotland’s largest surviving medieval tower houses.
3rd April - 30th October 2015, Dumfries & Galloway:
If you’re looking for a great trip into the outdoors this Easter, then look no further than the historic Barstobrick Estate and Visitor Centre just outside Caste Douglas.
May - October, Rousay
Trumland House is a Jacobean-style mansion designed by David Bryce and completed in 1876.
24th March - 31st October 2015, Orkney:
Situated close to the pier, the museum tells the history of Scapa Flow and the story of its naval anchorage in the two World Wars.
May - October, Highlands:
The Glenfinnan Experience includes not only the Station Museum but also the Monument to Bonnie Prince Charlie at the head of Loch Shiel.