Captivating landscapes, rugged mountains, secluded hamlets, imposing castles, intriguing myths and legends, fascinating history, modern cities and activities and attractions in abundance, Scotland has it all.


Bucket list:
  • Be entertained at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  • Climb Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles
  • Get a selfie at the John O’Groats signpost
  • Look for the Loch Ness Monster
  • Try on a kilt
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Get tickets for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
  • Visit a Scottish Castle
  • Listen to the unique sound of the Bagpipes
  • Watch competitors toss the caber at the Highland games
  • Go on a whisky tour at one of Scotland’s many distilleries
  • See a Highland Cow
  • Watch traditional Scottish dancing
Must try:
  • Haggis
  • Whisky
  • Shortbread
  • Irn-Bru
Seen on screen:
Local lingo:
  • bonnie – pretty, beautiful
  • braw – very good, good looking
  • cannie – smart
  • laddie – boy, young man
  • lassie – girl, young woman
  • wee – small
  • aye – yes
  • naw – no
  • cannae – can not
  • bevvy – drink
  • brae – hill
  • loch – lake, sea inlet
  • oot – out
  • Flower: Thistle
  • Animal: Unicorn
  • Saint’s Day: St Andrew’s Day, 30 November

Accommodation Offers in Scotland

Travelzoo Isle of Skye stay with 2-AA-Rosette dinner, only £139!

Isle of Skye stay with 2-AA-Rosette dinner, only £139!

Travelzoo New Edinburgh apartment stay, Only £69!

New Edinburgh apartment stay, Only £69!

Entertainment and Attractions in Scotland

The Real Mary King’s Close, Edinburgh



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