Scotland The Neist point lighthouse at dusk
Scotland Edinburgh
Scotland Skye Green Old Man of Storr

There is a border between England and Scotland, but it’s easy to miss. Driving north you’ll know it only by the 'Welcome To Scotland' signs.

But welcome to what? It’s all the same country, isn’t it?

Don’t let the Scots hear you say that! They may concede that yes, Scotland is one of the four entities that make up the United Kingdom. But they will politely remind you that it was once an independent country, and may be one again in the not-too-distant future.

But for now, all a visitor needs to know is that Scotland is utterly distinctive in just about every way. There are the cities, buzzing, hyper-active, at the cutting edge of culture and the arts; the Scottish Highlands and Islands with scenery as stunning as anywhere on the planet; the wildlife; the burgeoning food scene with some of the finest seafood anywhere, and of course the world-famous whiskies.

In short, Scotland is so much more than kilts and bagpipes, although you’ll find them too. The only problem with visiting Scotland is the thought of having to leave. But those Scots who welcomed you so warmly will wave you off with the immortal words, “Haste ye back!”

  • Caithness

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  • John O'Groats

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  • Thurso

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  • Edinburgh

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  • Dumfries and Galloway

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  • Hebrides

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  • Isle of Mull

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  • Isle of Jura

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  • Isle of Islay

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  • Shuna Island

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  • Isle of Barra

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  • Isle of Lewis

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  • Isle of Skye

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  • St. Kilda

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  • Isle of Rùm

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  • Isle of Eigg

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  • Isle of Arran

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  • Oban

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  • Speyside

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  • Cairngorms National Park

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  • Loch Ness

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  • Caledonian Canal

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  • Inverness

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  • Orkney Islands

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  • Isle of Arran

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  • Glasgow

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  • Fort William

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  • Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

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  • Aberdeen

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  • Balmoral

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  • Morvern Peninsula

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  • Loch Linnhe

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  • Sound of Arisaig

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Scotland Travel Companies

EasyWays

Specialists in Scotland walking holidays
Destinations Scotland
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Group tour, Private tour
Activity Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Active, Walking, Hiking & Trekking

Scot Mountain Holidays

Self-guided & guided activity holidays in Scotland
Destinations Cairngorms National Park
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private tour
Activity Nature & Wildlife, Active, Walking, Hiking & Trekking, Camping, Biking, Winter Sports, Horseback Riding

Ticket To Ride

Bike rental & transport in the Highlands
Destinations Scotland
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private tour
Activity Active, Biking

Contours Holidays

Self-guided walking holidays in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland
Destinations Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private tour
Activity Nature & Wildlife, Active, Walking, Biking

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