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Scottish attractions

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. 

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Westray Heritage Visitor Centre

May - September, Westray:

A small, children-friendly museum.

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June - September, Dumfries and Galloway

The humble birthplace of this great social historian contains many of Carlyle’s personal possessions.

Moirlanich Longhouse (NTS)

1st May -  30th September 2015, Trossachs:

This perfectly preserved cottage provides an insight into village life in Scotland in the 19th century.

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April - September, Dumfries

Built in 1660, this is the oldest house in Dumfries.

Barony Mills

May-September, Orkney Islands:

A water-powered meal mill and kiln built in 1873 and still in operation today.

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April - September, Kirkwall:

Two of Scotland’s finest examples of architecture, and highlighting Orkney’s close Norse and ecclesiastical links, the palaces are located near St Magnus cathedral.

Brough of Birsay (HS)

Mid June - September, Birsay

Birsay is a tidal island with Pictish and Viking settlements which include some of the finest examples of Norse hall-houses so far found in Scotland.

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April to September, Burray

Displays of local and worldwide fossils and glow in the dark minerals, vintage exhibits and old joinery tools.

Orkney Wireless Museum

April - September, Kirkwall:

A fascinating collection tracing the history of early domestic radio and wartime communications in Orkney.

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April - September, Inverclyde:

Mainly associated with Patrick Maxwell, Newark Castle is a fine and well-preserved building dating back to the 15th century situated on the south bank of the river Clyde.


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