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.
Easter - October, Ayrshire:
Situated about two miles south of Ayr off the A719 coastal road, the Heads of Ayr Farm Park has something for everyone.
March/April - October, 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.
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.
Tarbat Discovery Centre is a museum situated in an old church in the beautiful coastal village of Portmahomack.
April to October, Aberdeenshire
Housed in part of a former college, Blairs Museum gives a unique insight into Scotland’s Catholic history and heritage with spectacular collections spanning more than 500 years.
April - October 2013, Arran:
Arran Heritage Museum, located on the main coast road at Rosaburn just north of Brodick, maintains records of the social history of the Island.
March/April - October, Dumfries and Galloway:
Behind the fine 18th century town house with its pink lime washed exterior lies a treasure trove of collections together with a magically secret garden.
March/April - October, East Dumfries & Galloway:
Annan Museum is a small, friendly local museum in the centre of the historic town of Annan.
March - October, Bute and Cowal Peninsula
Belonging to the national Botanic Gardens of Scotland group, this spectacular, 120-acre mountainside garden is famous throughout the world for its magnificent conifers, extensive range of flowering shrubs and avenue of Giant Redwoods.
Mid March - October, West Drumfries
With its walled and woodland gardens, and famed for its tender collections, Logan Botanic Garden is an exotic delight set amongst some of Scotland’s most majestic scenery.