Scotland Tourist Attractions
Scotland is full of attractive places out of which here is a list of must-visit places.
Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress and a world icon situated on the Castle rock. It is situated at a height of 260ft from the ground and is visible from tens of miles in every direction. A large complex structure which creates a beautiful and dominating skyline in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Loch Lomond is a perfect place to observe the nature beauty. Loch Lomond is a lake in the southern part of the Scotland. Loch Lomond is the combination of Trossachs National park and Loch Lomond. A high land area full of Oak woodlands. Red deer can easily be spotted in the area.
The eastern part other Loch Lomond includes footpaths and cycle trails criss cross Craggy, Ben Lomond mountains, and a small conic hill.
Ancient luss village lies at the center of the area.
Isle Of Arran
It is (167 sq mi in size) the seventh largest island of Scotland. Having a residential population of around 5000, it is sometime referred to as Scotland in miniature. Arran is a mirror image of the land scape found on the mainland. Also like mainland scotland it has majestic mountains, moorland, wildlife, sandy beaches, castles, buildings, fishing harbours and golf courses.
Brodick Castle and Goat fell mountain ( which is 2866ft from the ground) is an attractive place of the area. If you have decided to visit the area then reserve at least 3-4 days for thoroughly exploring the area.
Stirling is known for the battle of Bamack burn (which occurred in 1314 between Robert Zbruce and English invaders) and battle of Stirling bridge ( a battle fought for independence by legendary William Wallace.)
Wallace mountain which is a 246 step tower gives an incredible view of the area said to have belonged to the great Wallace himself.
Similarly there is Stirling castle which was also used to watch the area in 12th century.
Loch ness is a large scenic area with a maximum depth of 700 ft and a length of more than 20 miles. This is a home place for a native monster called Cryptozoological Lochness monster.
The other attractive places of the area includes Drumnadrochit and Fort Augustus village, Open air shakespearean productions, golf courses, Urquhart castle and Caledonian pine forest.
Isle of skye
A nature scenic place known for its rugged landscapes , picturesque fishing villages and medieval castles.
In addition to its quaint villages and mountains the island is home to the remains of primeval oak forest containing a healthy wildlife including otters , seals and above 200 species of birds.
Scotland’S Castle Trails
It is a home to the country’s best preserved and most dramatic castle sites. There is more castle per acre here than anywhere else in the UK. In addition to castle this place has beautiful greenery and mountains.
It is the official residence of British monarch in Scotland, Queen Elizabeth II.
It is located in front of Edinburgh Castle, It has served as the principal residence of Kings and Queens of Scotland since the 16th century.
This royal historical rich monument is furnished with numerous fine paintings and other art works.
St Andrew Links
This region of St Andrew is regarded as the “home of golf”. It has one of the oldest courses in the world where the game has been played since 15th century. Today here we can find eleven public golf courses including Jubilee and Old course.
Gilmerton cove is a series of chambers and passageway hidden beneath the street of Gilmerton on the south side of city.
The unique hand carved cove has seven different rooms with rock hewn furniture tables and chairs.
The cove includes features like a well, a fire place, a blacksmiths forge and two back filled tunnels. Still today archaeologist wonders about the use of these things.
They guesses like it was built for covenanters Refugees or it was a secret meeting place, a secret drinking den or a hell fire club.
It is a place where milling of water took place, still today one can see the remains of an organised milling work.
Visitor of this place can observe a variety of mill stone and stone plaques decorated with baked bread and pies.
At the center of the village you can find Well court( the most iconic building of the village).
It was built in 1880 for local workers to resides while working at water mills.
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