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10 reasons why Scotland Will Be Your Next Destination

October 24, 2017

Besides its rich history and miles of incredible green landscapes, here are 10 reasons why Scotland will be your next destination

 1 Anstruther


Anstruther is a small town in Fife Scotland, nine miles south-southeast of St. Andrews. Anstruther is the home of the Scottish Fisheries Museum where you can find the best fish and chip shops.  Two hours from Princes Street, Edinburgh to reach Anstruther by Bus.


2 Carnoustie

Carnoustie is a town in the Barry Burn on the North Sea coast. Carnoustie has the second most famous golf courses in Scotland after St. Andrews. You can take a stroll at beautiful beaches here and admire the sunset. Two hours by train from Edinburgh.


3 Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth’s southern shore. According to a report, Edinburgh is the second largest financial center in the United Kingdom.  Edinburgh International Airport connects the city with the rest of the world, its just 12km from the city center.


4 Falkirk

Falkirk is a large town in the Central Lowlands of Scotland. The Falkirk Wheel is a center of visitor attraction, this is an engineering masterpiece and the world’s first and only rotating boat lift. Edinburgh Airport and Glasgow Airport are the two nearest airports which serve the city.


5 Fort William

Fort William is the second largest town located in the Highlands of Scotland. It is a center for Hicking and climbing due to its proximity to Ben Nevis which is the highest mountain in the british Isles and many other Munro mountains.  Can be reached by public transport from Glasgow and Inverness airports.


6 Glasgow

Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland, and third-largest in the United Kingdom. In Glasgow, there are plenty of famous museums and galleries to visit.


7 Perth

Perth is a city in central Scotland, located on the banks of the River Tay. Perth in Australia is named after Perth in Scotland for its beauty. The city is often referred to as the “Gateway to the Highlands”.  The M90 motorway is the best way to reach Perth.


8 Pitlochry

Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, Pitlochry is widely famous for its castles and salmon. This town becomes tourist resort after the visit of Queen Victoria in 1842. Pitlochry is on the main Highland Railway line connecting London to Glasgow and Edinburgh and on to Inverness.


9 Portnahaven

Portnahaven is a fishing village on Islay in the Inner Hebrides, Scotland.  Portnahaven is an excellent spot for observing Grey Seals.  You can also take the bus from Glasgow International Airport but you need to go to Buchanan Street bus station for the City Link service to Kennacraig.


10 St Andrews


St Andrews is a town on the east coast of Fife in Scotland. In this beautiful town, you can find the oldest University in Scotland, University of St Andrews. St Andrews is also known worldwide as the “home of golf”.

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