Quick Tour of Scotland

Are you planning a trip to stunning Scotland and feeling a bit spoilt for choice on where to go and what to visit? Then spend a little time reviewing our quick guide 'Around Scotland' below, and see what a wonderful and diverse region of the United Kingdom Scotland is. Unless you are visiting for several months you will find too much for one visit, but you will be able to chooses your destination and what to include on your holiday itenerary.

Ayrshire and Arran

Ayr, Central Scotland

The area is steeped in history going back to the Bronze Age, forward to Rabbie Burns who was born in Ayrshire, you can follow in his footsteps and find out more about this bard whose poetry is known...

 
Cairngorms National Park

Grantown-on-Spey, Highlands

The park was extended in 2010 to include Kinross and Highland Perth and has become a favourite area to visit for climbers and walkers. The mountains form a spectacular backdrop with the most...

 
Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries, Southern Scotland

Dumfries and Galloway are home to many famous names and places, Gretna Green for example where in days gone by, young couples would elope to and be married against the wishes of their families, now...

 
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Stirling, Highlands

Many visitors come from all over the world to take up the array of outdoor pursuits which are available. For the more active there is mountain biking, hill running, and a wide choice of water sports...

 
Loch Ness

Inverness, Highlands

The area around Loch Ness is full of historic visitor sights and offers many places of interest for all ages. The Scottish countryside is exceptionally wild and beautiful and a haven for walkers and...

 
Orkney Islands

Kirkwall, Highlands

There are seventy islands but only twenty of these islands are inhabited and it is believed that these islands have been inhabited for the last 8500 years so history abounds. The Norse made it their...

 
Outer Hebrides

Stornoway, Highlands

There are sixty five islands in total but only fifteen of these islands are inhabited and the lively hood of the islanders comes from tourism, fishing, crofting and weaving. Many of the areas are...

 
The Scottish Borders

Galashiels, Southern Scotland

There are some breathtaking sights to see, from the rich pasture lands scattered with traditional farm which stretch out to the stunning rocky coastal area of Berwickshire. The countryside of the...

 
The Shetland Islands

Lerwick, Highlands

If you have never been you may be forgiven for thinking that there is nothing there, actually you could not be more wrong.  There are over one hundred  islands and everyone has something to...