Attractions in Scotland
Stately Homes & Gardens
CLUNY HOUSE GARDENS
Cluny House, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2JT
Exciting wild woodland Garden growing Himalayan and North American plants. Delightful in spring and glorious in autumn. A treasure not to be missed and an excellent place to view red squirrels.
GLENESK FOLK MUSEUM
The Retreat, Tarfside, Glenesk, Angus, DD9 7YT
A community owned and charitable company. Showing a collection of local exhibits portraying a way of life, though gone not forgotten, plus tearoom and gift shop. Genealogical archives, community room and business and conference offices.
Shooting / Castles & Historic Monuments / Angling
Dalhousie Estates Office, Brechin, Angus, DD9 6SG
Lord and Lady Dalhousie extend a warm welcome to their home Brechin Castle at the ancient city of Brechin in the beautiful County of Angus in North East Scotland. Brechin Castle and the spectacular gardens are open to the public in May/June each y...
GRAMPIAN TRANSPORT MUSEUM
Montgarrie Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8AE
Award winning museum of the land transport of North East Scotland. Over 100 road vehicle exhibits many working. Travellers Rest tea shop is open daily in July and August, otherwise every Sunday. Outdoor events programme. Children's pla...
KILDRUMMY CASTLE GARDENS
Kildrummy Castle, Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA
The gardens were designed c1904 by Messrs Backhouse under the direction of David Peary. It is made up of several large pools and magnificent rockwork, dominated by the ruins of Kildrummy Castle. Tea room serving light refreshments.
GORGIE CITY FARM
51 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2LA
This child-friendly attraction is billed as "a breath of the countryside in the heart of the city". There is a pet lodge and loads of friendly farm animals for you to meet including goats, poultry, rabbits, sheep and tortoises. Bring your ...
Museums & Galleries
GIANT MACASKILL MUSEUM & COLBOST CROFT MUSEUM
Tigh na Bruaich, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, IV55 8WA
Exhibition with model of tallest 'true' giant he was 7ft 9in in height Angus MacAskill & stories of his feats of strength. Translations in several languages available. The Colbost Croft Museum is an old black house showing how people lived ...
THE SCOTTISH STORYTELLING CENTRE
43 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR
The Scottish Storytelling Centre is a vibrant arts venue with a year round programme of live storytelling, theatre, music, exhibitions, workshops and family events. It's also home to two festivals: TradFest, (Spring), and the Scottish Internationa...
THE SAVINGS BANKS MUSEUM
Ruthwell, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG1 4NN
The museum, in an 18th century building, charts the history of the savings bank movement and the role played by the Rev Henry Duncan DD - Minister, Author, Antiquarian, Geologist, Publisher, Philanthropist, Artist and Businessman. The museum is...
BLAIRS MUSEUM & ST. MARY'S CHAPEL
Deeside Road, Blairs, Aberdeen, AB12 5YQ
You can come face to face with over 500 years of Religious History at the Blairs Museum. The museum is set in part of the former Blairs College on the picturesque Royal Deeside. The Blairs Museum has a remarkable collection of embroidered vestments.