Scotland Travel Guide

Scotland Travel Guide



The charisma and aura of​ the​ European country Scotland is​ unknown to​ none. it​ is​ the​ land,​ which was a​ surface to​ numerous significant historical battles,​ is​ the​ mother of​ cherished sport ‘golf’ and is​ globally appreciated for its Balmoral Castle (a vacation spot for Queen Elizabeth and her family) and Scotch whisky. Scotland is​ blessed with a​ rich history,​ culture and scenic splendor. it​ is​ one amongst the​ most admired places on​ the​ globe today. Geographically,​ Scotland is​ bifurcated into three regions- Southern Uplands,​ Central Lowlands and Highlands. These regions adjoin different places and comprise of​ different landforms for instance by way of​ river valleys the​ Southern Uplands act as​ a​ link between the​ country’s central plain and England border.


The Scotland Activities

• Since time memorial golf is​ an​ immensely crucial activity in​ Scotland. Infact the​ golf sport originated from this very European country. the​ Highlands region of​ Scotland nestles some of​ the​ prominent golf courses in​ the​ world. There are around 540 golf courses in​ Scotland. These are variously scattered in​ Northeast,​ Southeast,​ Southwest,​ Historic Heartland and Central areas of​ Scotland.

• Cycling and bike riding is​ another cherished pastime in​ Scotland. the​ enthusiasm for cycling is​ such that many tourists hire bikes to​ explore this divinely beautiful place. the​ Glencoe,​ Galloway region and the​ Isle of​ Skye are perfect spectacular riding places.


• The exclusive Scotland attractions are the​ Heavy and Light Athletics. Heavy Athletics includes games that demand muscle. These games are stone,​ weight and hammer throwing,​ sheaf tossing and so forth. Dancing,​ sprinting,​ running and jumping are the​ light athletics sports that basically require an​ impregnable stamina.


City Look
The capital city of​ Scotland,​ Edinburgh is​ a​ perfect blend of​ contemporary and archaic Scotland. the​ traditional Scotland is​ reflected from the​ ancient Edinburgh castles and buildings. While the​ marvelously constructed hotels,​ restaurants and thrilling nightlife are the​ emblems of​ present-day Scotland. Edinburgh is​ swarming with people every year for more than one reason. the​ foremost attractions are the​ museums of​ this place. the​ Royal Museum that houses the​ first cloned sheep named Dolly,​ the​ National Gallery of​ Scotland along with quite a​ few national museums are paradigmatic cases in​ point. Next there are the​ famous Edinburgh castle,​ the​ Royal Mile Street that conjoins this castle and the​ Palace of​ Holyroodhouse,​ the​ garden of​ medicinal plants i.e. the​ Royal Botanical Gardens and the​ Princes Street,​ worldwide famous for shopping.


If you​ want to​ experience the​ mind-boggling Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet,​ the​ city of​ Glasgow is​ a​ place ideal for that. Apart from being a​ home for some of​ the​ most noteworthy Scot museums such as​ St. Mungo Museum Religious Life,​ the​ largely acclaimed Museum of​ Transport and the​ Scotland Street School Museum; Glasgow is​ endowed with ample of​ other lures to​ woo its visitors. For instance there are primitive constructions like the​ Pollock House,​ the​ Country Black,​ the​ Glasgow Cathedral and the​ Bothwel Castle. These places hold immense significance not just as​ tokens of​ an​ abundant history but also in​ incurring tourist wealth. Not to​ forget are Glasgow’s eminent pedestrian shopping streets- Sauchiehall Street,​ Buchanan Street etc.

Some nitty-gritties

The best feature of​ Scotland is​ an​ easy access to​ it. Americans can throng this place without any passport. April to​ September are the​ ideal months to​ visit Scotland. So make sure that you​ get your reservations done beforehand. Scotland does not accept Euro currency. the​ visitors must get it​ exchanged prior to​ their visit.




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