Things To Do In Scotland
Scotland, the U.K.’s northernmost country, is a land of mountain wildernesses such as the Cairngorms and Northwest Highlands, interspersed with glacial glens (valleys) and lochs (lakes). Its major cities are Edinburgh, the capital, with its iconic hilltop castle, and Glasgow, famed for its vibrant cultural scene. Scotland is also famous for golf, the game first played at the Old Course at St Andrews in the 1400s.
Scotland is birthplace to Robert the Bruce, William Wallace, John Logie Baird, Alexander Graham Bell, Sir Alex Ferguson, J.K. Rowling, Sean Connery & Andy Murray, is home to the capital city, Edinburgh. Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact, hilly capital. It has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings. Looming over the city is Edinburgh Castle, home to Scotland’s crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny, used in the coronation of Scottish rulers. Arthur’s Seat is an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with sweeping views, and Calton Hill is topped with monuments and memorials. These sites are well worth a visit and there are also many other Things to do in Edinburgh.
Scotland is also rich with Castle, Mountains, Scenic Views, Adventure Attractions and many other things to do in Scotland.
Other Big Cities & Towns in Scotland worth a visit are:
- Glasgow – See Things To Do In Glasgow
- Aberdeen – See Things To Do In Aberdeen
- Dundee – See Things To Do In Dundee
- Paisley – See Things To Do In Paisley
- East Kilbride – See Things To Do In East Kilbride