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.
Dallas Dhu was built in 1898 to produce malt whisky for Glasgow firm Wright and Greig’s popular ‘Roderick Dhu’ blend.
Dumbarton was the centre of the ancient kingdom of Strathclyde from the 5th century until 1018.
Dunblane Cathedral is a fascinating building.
Built before 1275 on a huge rock overlooking the Firth of Lorn, Dunstaffnage was the mighty stronghold of the MacDougalls.
A well preserved medieval castle, Craigmillar has a tower house, courtyard and gardens.
Holyrood Abbey was founded by King David I in 1128, and settled by canons of the Augustinian order.
Once known as The House of Ruthven, Huntingtower Castle comprises two fine and complete tower houses.
Iona Abbey is one of Scotland’s most historic and sacred sites.
In full working order, the water-powered New Abbey Corn Mill has been carefully restored and is operated regularly in summer months to demonstrate to visitors how oatmeal is produced.
Year-round, Dumfries & Galloway:
Sweetheart Abbey was founded in 1273 by Lady Dervorgilla of Galloway in memory of her husband John Balliol.