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 - September, Kirkwall:
A fascinating collection tracing the history of early domestic radio and wartime communications in Orkney.
May - September, Lanarkshire:
A seventeenth century house which was rebuilt and furnished in 1975.
The Leadhills Miners Library was formed in 1741 and is the oldest subscription library in Great Britain.
Easter - September, West Dumfries & Galloway
A growing mix of exhibits portray the natural and social history of Galloway.
May - September 2011, Lerwick:
A restored 18th century fishing Böd on the outskirts of Lerwick, famous as the birthplace of Arthur Anderson, co-founder of the company P&O.
The Museum is part of the Canal Centre which is administered by the Linlithgow Union Canal Society (LUCS).
May-September, Shetland Isles:
Part of the Unst Heritage Trust, the museum is dedicated to the maritime history of Shetland boats.
May-September, Island of Unst:
At the top end of Unst, the Unst Heritage Centre concentrates on all things unique to Unst and is a permanent link to the rich history of the island.
April to September, West Lothian
Cairnpapple Hill is one of mainland Scotland’s most important prehistoric sites.
April - September, Aberdeenshire:
Long famed for high quality Aberdeen Angus cattle, the North East contains a quarter of Scotland’s arable land and consequently farming is an essential feature of rural life.