5 Places You Should Visit in Scotland

Scotland is famous for its breathtakingly beautiful landscapes, their iconic cottages peppered throughout the countryside, and of course the notable bagpipes and kilts. But there is so much more to Scotland that most people aren’t aware of. Be sure your trip to Scotland makes the most of what the country has to offer by visiting these 5 must-see spots. Read on to find out 5 places you should consider visiting the next time you head to Scotland.

Prehistoric Monuments

Make sure you get your dose of history and visit some historic sites while you’re traveling your way through Scotland. The country is filled with loads of history and all kinds of astonishing monuments and sites, so be sure to check out the parts of Scotland where the ancient past can still be seen.

Seaside Towns

Scotland’s jagged coastline is home to some of the most scenic seaside towns you can find across the globe. Consider traveling through some of these charming little towns to experience a bit of small-town Scotland and some of the most stunning sights you’ll see.

Old Course at St. Andrew’s

Scotland is known to have invented the game of modern golf at its famous course at St. Andrew’s off the east coast. Golf has been a signature sport in Scotland since the 15th century, and this golf course might just be the reason why.


While the country is full of beautiful towns and is rich in history, Scotland also has some of the best shopping and nightlife towns to create the perfect getaway. Glasgow is a port city on the western side of the country and is home to the cultural scene of the country today. Make sure your Scotland trip includes a stop in Glasgow to check out the music scene, the museums, and the shops.

Edinburgh Castle

If you want to visit one of the most impressive historic fortresses in the country, the Edinburgh Castle is the place to go. The infamous hilltop castle is located in the country’s capital and takes over the city’s skyline with its beautiful towers. Be sure to stop by this gorgeous castle to see the gorgeous architecture for yourself.

Scotland makes for the perfect destination for your next adventure with the whole family or just a relaxing getaway. Be sure to consider these 5 places you should visit in Scotland. 

Brad and Julie Duncan5 Places You Should Visit in Scotland


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  • Danielle - October 16, 2017 reply

    That trip is on my travel list!

  • Alyssa Dillow - November 15, 2017 reply

    The pictures from your trip were fantastic! I can’t wait to see Scotland!

  • Ama Yates-Ekong - November 19, 2017 reply

    Thank you for this insight on sites and things to do in scotland ! Will definitely utilize this when I travel there as a Crown!!

  • Laurie Angiuli - January 22, 2018 reply

    You said this is one of your favorite trips & we can’t wait to go and see for ourselves! Thank you for always helping us expand our dreams!

  • Shelby Johnson - February 22, 2018 reply

    I am most excited to visit Blair Castle. I have heritage from there. I would love to dig deeper in my understanding of my family before I was born.

  • Louise Jensen - February 22, 2018 reply

    I lived in England for over a decade and I spent time in Scotland many times. It is enchanting, full of history and the Scots are wonderful people. Yes, I will spend time there again when my Diamondship is done.

  • Beth - February 22, 2018 reply

    I missed a couple of these. Guess I gotta go back!

  • Katy S. - February 23, 2018 reply

    Golf at St. Andrew’s!! ❤️ Let’s go ⛳️

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