With breathtaking scenery, history and legend, Scotland embraces and enchants her visitors. A warm welcome awaits you, whether you choose to explore our diverse culture and traditions, or experience the magic of an action packed programme of great outdoor activities and fabulous scenery.
Hello, and welcome. I'm John, and I'm sure your visit will be a pleasant one as you discover Scotland and all this beautiful country has to offer. I've lived here all my life and I'll share with you all I've learned about the land.
Let me take you on a magical journey as you .......
Discover Scotland attractions .....
It's well known that visitors love Scotland for our colourful history, our culture and great attractions, especially Our Castles, and the many lochs and mountains that surround our beautiful countryside. Not to mention the great museums and architecture, the world famous events that take place in our capital, Edinburgh, and the Fantastic Nightlife and shopping in our other Scottish cities. You'll find plenty to do when you discover Scotland.
You may ask why I decided to build a website about Scotland. Well, the answer to that is ... it's something I'm passionate about! I know, there
are many excellent websites on the subject already, but I love this place.
Discover the culture .....
At the risk of not doing my country sufficient justice, I will try my best to introduce you to the true flavour of Scottish Culture, history & traditions.
What I will be writing about is an individual account of everything the country has to offer, (well, okay, make that almost everything) but it is based on my personal experiences, and, of course, a lifetime of living here.
By the time you've read some of the pages on this site, you will discover Scotland, and you'll have the answers to some of the most common questions about the country ...... questions like ......
Why do visitors return year after year?
Actually, they come for all of these reasons, and many more.
The fact is they keep coming back, and they fall in love with the place, so it's not really surprising that holidays in Scotland have become so popular.
Discover more of Scotland .....
You see, people come back because there's so much happening at any time of the year that a week or two is just not enough to experience and appreciate everything the country has to offer. Explore the site at your leisure and find some superb outdoor activities including Golf, Fishing, Cycling, Hiking & Hillwalking, and see the best of the countryside, the majestic mountains, beautiful lochs, and some of our Fabulous Wildlife. It really is a true haven for outdoor enthusiasts and keen lovers of wildlife.
Save on flights and accommodation .......
If looking to plan a Scotland trip, you can make substantial savings with fantastic deals on Flights & Hotels. If hotels don't appeal, why not spoil yourself with a stay in one of our Scotland Holiday Rentals. Or find some peace and relaxation in one of our Holiday Cottages in quiet but stunning locations throughout the country, there are many to choose from.
Discover all there is to see and do .....
I'll tell you the best places to visit for stunnng scenery, fantastic nightlife, attractions, activities and events, places like Loch Lomond, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Culture, adventure or history, whatever you look for in a holiday you WILL find it here, and your visit promises to be both exhilarating and inspirational. I'll also guide you to the best places for day trips and tours.
So if you'd like to pay us a visit, you'll find everything you need to plan your trip right here on this site. And once you've explored the country .....
Don't forget to relax with a wee dram of our famous Scotch whisky.
The left navigation bar and the table of contents below will link you to each of the main categories, where you will find links to all other relevant pages. If you experience any difficulties the Site Map should be helpful.
Thanks for visiting,
Table of Contents
Travel & Places .....
Places To See
Read about my selected trips and find the best places to visit. Aberdeen, Dumfries & Galloway, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Isle of Kerrera, Isle of Skye, Loch Katrine, Loch Lomond, Largs, the Highlands, Inverness, Fort William, Perth, Pitlochry and Culross. Links to Coach Tours, Cultural Tours, Spiritual Tours, Scotland's Best Beaches and the Waverley Paddle Steamer.
Find the best places to stay, with links to Hotels, Holiday Cottages, Holiday Rentals, Scottish Hostels and five star Scottish Castles.
Scotland Travel Information
Things you should know for planning a visit to Scotland, travelling to and within the country, the best time to visit, and discount travel passes.
Leisure & Outdoor .....
This page links you to Bicycle Tours, Fishing, Golf Courses, Resorts and Tours, Hiking & Trekking, Kayaking & Canoeing, Skiing, and Wildlife.
Discover Scotland Events
Here you will find links to event listings by month, and links to information and tickets for Music Concerts, Theatre Shows, and Sporting Events.
Culture & History .....
Get to know a little about our culture, and find links to some of the great cultural events, like the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh's Hogmanay, and of course, The Highland Games. You can also get to know some of our old Scottish sayings, enjoy a wee touch of our Scottish humour and pick up some traditional Scottish recipes.
Learn about our history by reading these pages on the Glencoe Massacre, Robert the Bruce, William Wallace, Bonnie Prince Charlie, The Saltire, Robert Burns, Andrew Carnegie, Scottish Clans & Tartans, the Monster of Loch Ness, and the story of Greyfriars Bobby. Take a Scotland History Tour, trace your ancestors, and experience the culture and heritage.
Scottish Wedding Guide
My one-stop Scottish wedding guide provides links to the Laws of Marriage in Scotland, Passport and Visa requirements, Locations & Venues, Wedding Planners, Attire & Accessories, Travel & Accommodation. Links also to Scottish Castle Weddings, Gretna Green Weddings, and Wedding Favors.
Discover Scotland Attractions .....
Top Scottish Attractions
Read the pages on my top attractions : Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, the Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh's Royal Mile, Melrose Abbey, Glasgow Cathedral, Edinburgh Zoo, Glasgow Science Centre, Glenmorangie Distillery Tour, the Falkirk Wheel and Blair Drummond Safari Park.
Discover Scotland Castles .....
Read about some of our most famous castles, namely Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, Glamis Castle, Urquhart Castle, Culzean Castle, Dunnottar Castle and our Scottish Castle Ghosts.
What's Happening .....
There's no requirement to subscribe to My Scotland Newsletter. This page will keep you up to date with what's happening on the site, special offers, the latest concerts, share recipes & stories, or even have a good moan.
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