Scotland boasts an abundance of beautiful white-sand beaches, fascinating prehistoric ruins and cities with a wealth of culture. To get your wanderlust going, here are 18 gorgeous pictures of Scotland.

Dunnottar Castle, Stonehaven

Durness, north-west Highlands

Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides

Ben Nevis, Lochaber

Glenfinnan Viaduct, Lochaber

Glasgow

Jarlshof prehistoric archaeological site, Shetland

Glen Coe, Lochaber

Loch Ness, Highlands

Melrose Abbey, Scottish Borders

Edinburgh

Tobermory, Mull

South Harris, Outer Hebrides

Calanais Standing Stones, Lewis

Cairngorm Mountains, eastern Highlands

Red squirrel in the Scottish Borders

Eigg, Inner Hebrides

Puffins on the Treshnish Isles, Inner Hebrides

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