Are you wondering what are the best things to do in Scotland Dropdown content you need to include in your trip? Read on to make sure you don't miss out on these big ones, taken straight from our travel guide The Rough Guide to Scotland Dropdown content.
Perfect example of a tiny, friendly Hebridean island, Eigg offers with a golden beach to lie on, a hill to climb and stunning views across the sea to its neighbour, Rùm.
Traditional New Year celebrations Dropdown content, with whisky, dancing and fireworks staving off the midwinter chill.
Natural splendour and terrific outdoor activities such as hiking, mountainbiking and in winter even skiing, plus the last remaining Caledonian pines - the Cairngorms Dropdown content have it all.
Stay in the thatched blackhouse hostel in the beautifully restored former crofting village on Lewis Dropdown content.
Ruined Cistercian abbey Dropdown content situated in the most beguiling of Border towns.
The main town on the beautiful island of Mull Dropdown content, and Scotland’s most picturesque fishing port.
View the basalt columns of Staffa’s Fingal’s Cave from the sea, and then picnic beside the puffins on the Isle of Lunga.
The world’s biggest festival Dropdown content of theatre and the arts transforms Edinburgh every August.
Hebridean island Dropdown contentwith no fewer than seven whisky distilleries, and wonderfully varied birdlife that includes thousands of wintering geese.
An exceptional archeological site on the Shetland isles Dropdown content taking in Bronze Age, Iron Age, Pictish, Viking and medieval remains.
Shetland is the place to experience traditional folk music, and the annual Folk Festival is the best time to do it.
Forget the great outdoors and install yourself in one of Scotland’s cosy and convivial hostelries.
Finest example of the unique style of Glasgow Dropdown content architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
The mother of all Iron Age brochs (round towers) on an island off the coast of Shetland Dropdown content.
Lose yourself in the capital’s medieval cobbled streets and closes and enjoy the unique city vibes of Edinburgh Old Town Dropdown content.
Enjoy a commanding outlook over both Highlands and Lowlands from Stirling Castle Dropdown content, one of the grandest castles in Scotland.
Take your pick of deserted golden sand beaches in South Harris Dropdown content, or further south in the Uists.
The legendary home of Celtic Christian spirituality, Iona Dropdown content is an island of pilgrimage today as in antiquity.
Among the gnarled pines, survivors of the great ancient forests in the Scottish Highlands Dropdown content, you can encounter one of Scotland’s largest populations of the elusive red squirrel.
Memorably dramatic ruined fortress just south of Aberdeen, surrounded by giddy sea cliffs
Prehistoric standing stones that occupy a serene setting on Lewis Dropdown content, the largest of the Western Isles.
Are you looking for even more Scotland inspiration? Check out our round up of the most remote places in Scotland Dropdown content, as well as the most beautiful places in Scotland Dropdown content as voted by our readers.
Ready to travel to Scotland Dropdown content? Find out about the best time to go Dropdown content, the best places to visit Dropdown content and top things to do in Scotland Dropdown content. For inspiration use the Scotland itineraries Dropdown content from The Rough Guide to Scotland Dropdown contentand as well as the bookable itineraries created by our local travel agents in Scotland Dropdown content. A bit more hands on, check out the map of Scotland Dropdown content, learn about getting there Dropdown content, getting around Scotland Dropdown content and where to stay Dropdown content once you are there. And don't forget to buy travel insurance Dropdown content before you go.
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