Attractions in Scotland
Stately Homes & Gardens
Isle of Arran, KA27 8HY
National Trust for Scotland. Red sandstone castle dates from the 13th century (extended twice) and became the property of the Dukes of Hamilton in 1500's. Silver, porcelain, paintings, fan collection, gilded heraldic ceiling in the drawing room. V...
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.
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.
Castlehill, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2NG
A mighty fortress, the defender of the nation, and home of the famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - Edinburgh Castle has dominated the skyline for centuries and is part of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site. The powerfu...
Pencaitland, Tranent, Edinburgh, East Lothian, EH34 5ET
From the rich agricultural countryside of East Lothian comes Glenkinchie, the Classic Malt of the Lowlands. As the distillery is so close to the Capital, it is known as The Edinburgh Malt. Experience a real taste of Scotland and have a chance to s...
Castles & Historic Monuments
Nairn, Scotland, IV12 5RD
Historic Houses Association. The central tower of the castle, set amongst beautiful Highland scenery, is a 14th century keep. 17th century wings have been added. Cawdor is the title promised by Shakespeare's witches to Macbeth, and legend makes...
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.
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 ...
Zoos & Wildlife Centres
SCOTTISH SEABIRD CENTRE
The Harbour, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 4SS
Interactive live cameras controlled by our visitors, the chance to see amazing wildlife in their natural habitat, zooming off on a boat trip, indulging in retail therapy and local produce in our cafe.
Stately Homes & Gardens
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH
20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 5LR
Welcome to the four remarkable Gardens of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Together they represent one of the world’s largest living collections of plants. Scotland's premier garden displays plant treasures from around the globe in its seve...