Visit Scotland and experience a world where historic castles are plentiful, whisky distilleries are popular, and world-famous golf courses await. From the 13th century beauty of Eilen Donan to the crowd-favourite, Edinburgh Castle, Scotland will take you on your very own fairy tale adventure. With over 11,000 Km of coastline, regal mountains, and islands, Scotland offers an impressive mix of unique and inspiring habitats for you to discover. Start your adventure in Orkney. Here you will find around 70 islands and skerries and have the chance to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Heart of Neolithic Orkney. Learn about Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns. Pay homage to his quaint dwelling at Alloway and see how his story inspired the Scottish people. Take photographs of the world-famous, Loch. Get immersed in its eclectic art scene and delight in a variety of theatre and dance performances. With so much to do, every moment spent here promises to be unforgettable.
Getting Around: Scotland has four main airports: Glasgow, Glasgow Prestwick, Edinburgh, and Aberdeen. From the airport, you can travel by car, train, coach or ferry. If you opt to rent a car, be wary of livestock since many of the roads are unfenced. To rent a car, you must present your passport and driver’s license along with your deposit. No special British or international license will be required. To save on cost, consider taking the bus. All major towns have a local bus service. You can ask them about half or full-day bus excursions.
Where to Stay: Whether you are planning on travelling alone, as a couple, with family, or friends, Scotland offers an impressive selection of accommodations to suit every taste and budget. Stay in the heart of Glasgow and book your upcoming holiday at the 4-star Menzies Glasgow. Built on the site of an historic Rice Mill, this property features stylish décor and comfortable furnishings ideal for a relaxing getaway.
Weather: January and February are the coldest months in Scotland, averaging 5C to 7C. Meanwhile, July and August are the warmest months, with temperatures averaging 19C.
- Broch of Mousa
- Heart of Neolithic Orkney
- Melrose Abbey
- Stirling Castle
- Loch Ness
- Eilen Donan
- Edinburgh Castle
- Glasgow Cathedral
- Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Embark on a getaway you’ll always remember and give us a call at 1-800-665-4981. We’ll help you get connected with an agent who’s been there!