5 places to visit in Scotland
If you are planning on coming home to Scotland soon then here are our top 5 picks on the places that you just must visit!
Ben Nevis, situated in Fort William in the Highlands of Scotland is the highest mountain in Great Britain. The mountain offers breathtaking views from both the summit and from sea level and attracts visitors all year round for both pictures from the bottom and those a bit more daring to climb to the top.
Eilean Donan Castle
For those of you visiting the north west highlands Eilean Donan Castle is a must on the small island Eilean Donan in Loch Duich. This medieval castle was built in the 13th century and is steeped in viking history and have even been featured in many popular feature films such as The world is not enough and Highlander.
‘Probably the world’s best beach!’ according to Ewan McGregor! This must be worth a visit! The silver sands of Camusdarach Beach near Mallaig are like nothing else you will see in Scotland and the views from the shore will leave you speechless. The beach has also been the setting for many famous films such as Local Hero.
Edinburgh Castle is probably one of Scotland’s most famous tourist attractions. Its grandeur and regal appearance sitting high upon the summit of a dormant volcano is truly breathtaking. Battles and sieges were fought over it, royalty lived and died within its walls, and countless generations have been and inspired by it.
The Loch Ness monster has made Loch Ness one of the most famous lochs in the world – with thousands of people visiting each year to try and catch a glimpse of the mysterious creature! The loch is about a mile wide and is the second largest in Scotland – the largest being Loch Lomond. This intriguing destination is one not to be missed.
Is there anywhere that we haven’t included that you think is a must see when visiting Scotland?