Travel beyond the cultural centres of Edinburgh and Glasgow to discover some of the largest wild areas left in Scotland. Explore vast lochs and mountains in the Highlands. Go sea kayaking in the Outer Hebrides and spot eagles, otters and minke whales. Head indoors to sample world-glass fare finished with a dram of single-malt whisky.

Top Five Attractions

Edinburgh Castle
Loch Ness
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Ben Nevis
Arthur’s Seat

Major Events

Burns Night Celebrations, January
Glasgow Film Festival, February
Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, April
Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, August
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, August