ad collaborative post // Scotland is a beautiful country in the United Kingdom that has lots of beautiful scenery for pictures and gets the attention of tourists. Covering the northwest third of this island nation, mainland Scotland has a 90-mile frontier with England to the south and is otherwise known as the islands of Orkney and Shetland.
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The western area of Scotland is known as the Highlands. This country has some of the most beautiful countrysides in all of Europe. Some of these amazing Destinations in Scotland include the most visited place in Scotland. These places are an island off the west coast of the North Sea – Inverness. This place is the second-largest city in the United Kingdom and one of Scotland’s most popular tourist destinations.
If you are thinking of seeing Scotland for your vacations then there are plenty of beautiful destinations in Scotland to choose from. The largest country in the United Kingdom, Scotland is located on the eastern coast of England, which borders the North Sea. Covering the entire northern section of the country, from the English Channel to the south-eastern tip of Argyll and Bute, Scotland has much to offer for its visitors.
Some of its most famous and picturesque towns and cities are as follows:
Perth and Kinross:
One of the most popular destinations in Scotland is Perth and Kinross. This is the capital city of Perth and Kinross, and a popular spot among travelers. There are lots of hidden gems in Scotland, that enhance the beauty and attract tourists. Perth is home to various interesting sites, such as historical monuments, museums, etc. Also, the place has various lovely beaches. Some of its most famous beaches include Whitehaven, Claddagh, etc., and it is a great destination for surfing. Other popular beaches include Mussel Harbour, South Strathclyde, etc.
Another wonderful place to visit in Scotland is its highlands. Highland is one of its best-preserved highlands with its castles, hamlets, etc. It is also home to many popular hotspots including the Bell Tower, Duncraig Castle, Craigellachie, etc. The highlands are a great place to visit, and many tourists come here on vacation and stay in self-catering accommodation.
Trip to Islands:
A great thing to do while in Scotland is to take a trip to its islands. These islands offer tourists a variety of things including the famous “Scotsman’s creek.” These islands are called “The Isle of Skye.” Some popular islands include; Mull, Iona, etc. There are also smaller islands in the same group, which are named “Skye.”
Several Tourist Attraction Places:
There are also several other tourist attractions in Scotland. These include the famous Balmy Beach in Strathclyde; Argyll Adventure Park; Annan Castle; Craigellachie; Duncraig Castle; Skye, etc. It is, therefore, best to plan your Scotland vacations during the summer, as this is when these places are at their most crowded. Edinburgh, in general, is the capital city, but you will also find other major cities in this country including Inverness, Perth and Kinross, and Glasgow.
Thanks for sharing, I have only been to a couple places in Scotland the rest of these look great places to visit 🙂
Scotland is for sure on my list and I have heard about the scenic drive NC 500, which I woulsd love to do one day. Such a beautiful and interesting country.
Loved this post! Scotland is so beautiful! 🙂
Love this post! Scotland is so beautiful! 🙂
Scotland (or old, old, scotland, rather) is where my novel is set because it is UNBELIEVABLY beautiful. I loved this, saving it to my travel insp board on pinterest! x
These are great suggestions! I can’t wait for the travel to resume!
Oh I would love to go to Scotland one day! It looks so beautiful!
Love this post! Growing up in Scotland had it’s perks, I’ve had the pleasure of visiting most of these places – thank you so much for sharing!!
I’ve been to Scotland once, but was only able to explore Edinburgh. I can’t wait until I’m able to visit again and will definitely be looking at this post while I plan my trip! Thanks for sharing!
I have not been to Scotland but there are a few places that I would like to visit. These places sound amazing. Thank you for sharing.