Scotland is not just the birthplace of bagpipes, kilts, and haggis, but a place that boasts some of the most spectacular views in the United Kingdom. Scotland is a visual feast with its vast mountain peaks, in the Highlands to its enchanting rivers and mysterious lochs to its lush hilltops in the south. With a land bursting with variety and an unrivalled beauty, thoughts on what to do in Scotland should begin with its stunning landscapes and breathtaking views, as well as its rich history.
What to do in Scotland
Recognised for its snowy mountain tops, Scotland is stunning in winter, bringing you cool, crisp mornings and perfect temperatures for exploring its sprawling National Parks or its amazing coastline. Despite the cooler climate, Scotland is teeming with wildlife and is home to a beautiful variety of animals. Otters, deer and the majestic golden eagle can all be found during Scotland's winter months. Summer is a time of sport and outdoor adventures and a chance for some sunshine, for the best weather forecast, visit Scotland during the high summer months of June, July and August.
There is just so much to see and do here and there is something for everyone. You will not be disappointed with what Scotland has to offer; entertainment, the arts, nature, wildlife, its history and heritage all combine to create the perfect destination. Whether enjoying the cultural cuisine, tasting Scotland's national drink, or exploring the beautiful scenery, from Dumfries and Galloway to the mountainous Highlands; there will be plenty of things to do in Scotland.