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Welcome to Scotland the home of castles, kilts, lochs, and highlands with a population of 5 million.  1/3 of its people live in the 4 biggest cities of Edinburgh (the capital), Glasgow, Dundee & Aberdeen.  Head north to the Highlands with magnificent mountainous views, small villages, and 790 islands that are only 10% inhabited.  Scotland rich in history & culture is comparable in size to Florida or New Zealand.  Popular films such as Chariots of Fire, Harry Potter, Braveheart, and Skyfall to name a few have been filmed at locations in Scotland.    Many tour operators offer itineraries based on Scotland film locations.  Enjoy a cruise along the canal which runs 79 miles from Inverness to Fort William.  Discover Scotland for it’s magnificent castles, beautifully landscapes gardens, and amazingly friendly people.

Tours & Activities

  • Whithorn Trust Discovery Center (privately operated archaeological site)
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Stirling Castle
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • golf ( 3 types of courses: links, upland & parkland)
  • cycling
  • fishing (license required)

Natural Wonders

  • Village of New Lanark (World Heritage Site)
  • Linlighgow Palace (birth place of Mary Queen of Scots)

Shopping

Museum
• Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

Why visit Scotland?

  • English is the official language
  • Grouse Glenturret Distillery

    • Edinburgh Festival Fringe
    • world class opera, theatre & ballet
    • colorful country hillsides (in August)
  • Military Tatoo (held in August)

  • Glasgow International Jazz Festival (May-Sept)

Travel Essentials

  • Languages – English, Gaelic

  • Travel Requirements – valid passport at least 6 months beyond departure date

  • Currency – GBP (Pounds Sterling)

  • Driving: drive on the left side of the road with steering wheel on the right side of vehicle

  • Electricity – 220-240 volts, socket type G British BS-1363

  • Time:

  • Trains: East Coastline takes 4 1/2 hours from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverly Station

    West Coastline takes 5 1/2 hours from London Euston to Glasgow Central Station

Scotland Resources

Tourist Information

visitscotland.com

travelinescotland.com (public transportation)

Scotland Explorer Pass (over 70 visitor attractions)  Ask Us!

Passports, Visa

Our clients Photos

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