What to see & do

What to see & do

There are a million ways to fill your holiday in Scotland with many things to see and do. Step onboard a historic boat, take a train ride through a former film set, or taste stunning local food and drink - there are many places to visit in Scotland, whatever your interest

Scotland is The Home of Golf. The game has flourished here for six centuries and remains one of the nation’s key attractions. There is no finer place for a golf break than the country that gave golf to the world.

 

The Old Course at St Andrews is the most famous golf course in world golf and the Mecca to which every golfer aspires to make pilgrimage at least once in a golfing lifetime.

 

Explore a variety of attractions in Scotland and hear tales of kings and queens, see striking cliff-top castles and reveal science’s latest inventions.

 

Whether you want to step onboard a Royal yacht in Leith, climb over 150 steps up St Rules Tower for views out across Fife or try your hand at keyhole surgery in Dundee, there are plenty of attractions in Scotland to fill the days, weeks and months of your trip.

 

Each region of Scotland has plenty of attractions, which cover history, science, religion, wildlife and much more. Take a look at the gardens of Argyll, the castles of Ayrshire and find whisky distilleries and literary landmarks across the country.

 

The attractions in Scotland are well worth a visit - you never know what stories you might uncover.

 

Discover over 5,000 years of Scotland’s incredible history by visiting famous battlefields, Neolithic sites, Roman frontiers and hundreds more fascinating historical sites.

 

Explore Scotland’s wonderful historical tales at the country’s five UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The oldest site dates back more than 5,000 years. Visit the hundreds of historical sites across the country.

 

Discover the secrets behind the art of whisky creation by visiting some of Scotland’s renowned distilleries. What better way to find out more about the ‘water of life’ than on a trail dedicated to drams that takes you through one of the country’s best-known whisky regions.

Find out more about Scotland’s outstanding Malt Whisky Trail, the only trail of its kind in the world, and the unique distilleries you will visit along the way.

For this first time since 1973 we will proudly welcome the world as Scotland plays host to the greatest tournament in match play golf, at the magnificent Gleneagles Hotel.

From large scale professional touring companies to local amateur dramatics, plays and musicals, there is a fantastic range of theatrical productions on offer across Scotland. Come and experience all the drama and be inspired by Scotland's creativity.

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