Edinburgh Castle at dusk

Scotland has a wealth of fantastic cities to explore, with great places to visit as well as excellent restaurants, pubs, shopping and vibrant nightlife.

Some highlights

  • Edinburgh – Scotland’s capital and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the medieval Old Town and the Georgian New Town, visit the iconic castle or learn more about Scotland in the excellent National Museum of Scotland.
  • Glasgow – Scotland’s most stylish city, with great shopping, wonderful art galleries and excellent museums including the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, the Riverside Museum and the Science Centre
  • Stirling – known as “the brooch which holds Scotland together”, historic Stirling is home to the superb Stirling Castle, the impressive (Sir William) Wallace Monument and the Bannockburn Battlefield Visitor Centre.
  • Dundee – this city on Scotland’s east coast has been named as one of the world’s hottest destinations for 2018 by the Wall Street Journal!  Dundee is the location of the RSS Discovery, the ship which sailed to the Antarctic with Captain Scott & Ernest Shackleton in 1901, and September 2018 will see the opening of the new V&A Design Museum in the city’s re-vamped waterfront area.