Top 3 Touring Places in Scotland
Planning for touring this year? Then, pay a visit to beautiful picturesque Scotland, which is famous for its fantastic landscapes. Especially for people coming from abroad, touring in Scotland will be quite exciting.
The major reason to visit Scotland is that it offers plenty of best views for visitors. The beautiful Scottish landscape of mountains, lochs, lakes and coastal plains along with attractive islands is another reason for tourism in Scotland. The west of Scotland offers numerous islands, which is a great place for fun activities like hiking, climbing and walking. The east and south of Scotland are well suitable for shop, eat and relax. So, Scotland offers plenty of things to do and places to visit.
Edinburgh is the leading tourism city in Scotland. It hosts plenty of attractions namely Edinburgh Castle, Holyroodhouse palace, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo, Craigmillar Castle, Arthur’s Seat, Ramsay Gardens, National Portrait Gallery, Museum on the Mound, National War Museum, the National Library of Scotland and many more. National War Museum, located within Edinburgh Castle, exhibits over 400 years of the Scottish military history. Know the life of the Scots at the time of World War I and how it changed Scotland’s image and reputation. The old and new towns of Edinburgh offers great sightseeing places, museums and live art scenes. Edinburgh’s National Gallery Complex includes major galleries like The National Gallery for Scotland, The Scottish National Portrait Gallery and The Scottish National Gallery for Modern Art. Find great works of Picasso, Henry Raeburn and Monet here.\
Glasgow is the second most popular largest holidaying spot in Scotland and third largest city in the UK. It’s most famous for its tourism and industry. If you’re fancy shopping lover, then walk around the pedestrianised areas like Sauchiehall, Buchanan and Argyll streets. This eco-friendly city is a perfect short family break.
Visit nearby Glasgow attractions like Glasgow Science Centre (popular attraction), the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (mostly visited tourist spot) and also worth seeing is Glasgow Cathedral (built-in 13th and 15th century). Find abundant museums and art galleries along with Burrell Collection, Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow Tower, Greenbank Gardens, Gallery of Modern Art, Hunterian Museum, Art Gallery and Mackintosh House, Riverside Museum and Winter Gardens. There is something interesting in all the museums and most of them are free to enter.
The wonderful region of Ayrshire offers a wide selection of great things to do and see. Ayrshire offers approximately 40 castles throughout surroundings. Within a short distance, there exists three islands Ailsa Craig, Arran and Cumbrae, so visitors have plenty of choice to visit. Go around Ayrshire to look Culzean Castle and Country Park, Dean Castle and Country Park, Dundonald Castle, Kelburn Castle and Country Park, Scottish Maritime Museum and as well many places. For great outdoor activities, Ayrshire is the perfect place to explore.
So are you interested to go now to Scotland? Then, why late! Hurry up to book tickets to Scotland for your next trip. Have any suggestions or comments, then share your ideas here.
Ben Jarvey is a guest writer who loves to share travel tips and writes various travel related articles on popular tourist destinations in the UK. He writes travel articles about on ferries and ferry trips on behalf of dfdsseaways.co.uk.