Scotland is a place of myth which combines breathtaking scenery, unique art and science museums, along with castles unlike anywhere else, and is considered as one of the most beautiful places on earth. It is situated in the north of the United Kingdom and is divided into three main areas: The Upper Lowlands which is an agricultural region with verdant hills north of the UK/Scotland border, the Central Lowlands which have a predominantly industrial and urban character, containing the big urban cities of both Edinburgh and Glasgow and the Highlands & Islands cover about 50% of Scotland’s' landmass and have the wildest and most dramatic scenery.read more
This is a mystique area with towering peaks, deep lakes, and windswept islands. There are approximately 800 Scottish islands, and only 130 are inhabited. The largest islands are Skye and Lewis. Scotland’s population is 10% of the whole UK population.
Edinburgh is a handsome city of great historical significance and one of Europe’s chief cultural centers. Other significant principal cities include Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen, and Perth, all centers for industry, transportation, and commerce.
The Edinburg castle is the landmark of Scotland counting over 800 years of history and is the country’s most popular visitor attraction. The castle has taken up various roles throughout the years, as royal palace, barracks, prison and parliament as well as home to the Scottish crown jewels and the fabled Stone of Destiny.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is Scotland’s most visited collection. Some 8,000 works of major international significance are displayed over its three floors. The diverse collection includes worldwide cultures across the centuries.
Visit Isle of Skye justly famed for its towering, ragged mountains and coastline of wild beauty. Glasgow Science Centre includes three floors of hands-on exhibits, demonstrations and special-effect theatres and will enchant younger and older visitors. Glencoe National Gallery of Scotland is hosted in a striking Neoclassical building in Edinburgh and is worth your time.
The Cairngorms are the highest mountain chain in the British Isles which comprises a magnificent range of peaks, wild lochs and ancient forests, as well as bird sanctuaries, nature reserves and sports amenities. It is a region of exceptional scenery and beauty.
Last but not least, is the Royal Museum and Museum of Scotland including the best and rarest of Scotland’s antiquities.
Kids are going to love a visit to the Edinburgh castle and will be transferred to a mystique time where knights and battles come to life. Camera Obscura and World of Illusions will open up a whole new world of miracles before your eyes and will make even adults feel like kids again! The wide range of museums the capital displays will definitely be of great interest to all ages. Roaming around the streets of Edinburgh will be the best way to get to know the history of this mythical place. Five Sisters Zoo will be an educational journey to an animal wonderland for the whole family with a wide range of beautiful creatures.
For the summertime there are a number of beaches that the whole family can visit, such as Elie and Dornoch beach, to collect some rays of the sun and have some relaxing time at the main sights. You can also visit various lochs for a walk around.
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