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Things to do in Scotland

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Discover the best attractions and activities that Scotland has to offer

Home to some of the top tourist destinations in the UK, Scotland has an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year.

Whether you want to experience the great outdoors, learn about the country’s vivid history or explore some of the elegant stately homes, there are attractions and activities in Scotland for all tastes. Discover some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world as you ramble through the magnificent Glen Coe Valley, or more experienced hikers may want to travel to the town of Fort William and climb to the summit of the highest mountain in the UK, Ben Nevis.

Immerse yourself in the country’s history at some of the most popular heritage attractions in Scotland. Visit the castles at Stirling and Edinburgh, the Neolithic ruins of Skara Brae near Stromness, or the Culloden Battlefield near Inverness, the site of the infamous battle between Jacobite and Loyalist troops that has been dramatised in the recent television series Outlander.

Take kids to the Deep Sea World in North Queensferry to admire the tropical fish and walk through the UK’s largest underwater tunnel, or to Almond Valley Museum, Farm and Discovery Centre in West Lothian for a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities.

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