Things to do in Scotland

Things to do in ScotlandKelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

This museum hosts an outstanding collection of paintings and natural history. One of the galleries features the work of Glasgow’s own ‘celebrated son’, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Read more here.

The Scotch Whisky Experience

This attraction is great for whisky lovers, offering a choice of five virtual tours, available in many languages, and learn about the history of whisky making, the art of blending, and also have a taster or two. Read more here.

The National Museum of Scotland

Discover the history of life in Scotland, and the world; whilst also learning about how nature, art, design, fashion, science and technology have progressed throughout the ages. Read more here.

Blair Drummond Safari Park

With various animals to visit, an amusement arcade, fun fair, boat rides and an adventure playground, there’s plenty to do here. Driving through the reserve you can get up close with rhinos, lions, giraffes, penguins and much more. Read more here.

Monro Bagging

Munro bagging is a popular way to explore Scotland's highest mountains. Some walkers find it a handy way to decide which mountain to climb, and bagging Munros is also a great way to raise money for charity. Read more here.

Royal Yacht Britannia

Recommended by BBC News as “Scotland’s leading visitor-friendly attraction” The Royal Yacht Britannia is a must see if you are visiting Edinburgh. The most famous ship in the world, the Royal Yacht Britannia was launched at John Brown’s Shipyard in Clydebank on the 16th April 1953. Read more here.

Edinburgh Festival

The Edinburgh Festival takes place every summer and is the collective festival for many arts and cultural festivals. With 50,266 performances of 3,269 shows in 294 venues in 2016 there are many reasons to visit the Edinburgh Festival. Read more here.

Royal Highland Show

The 177th Royal Highland Show is one of Scotland's most iconic events. Established as one of Europe’s most impressive celebrations of farming, food and rural life, the Royal Highland Show, showcases top quality livestock, food, drink and rural living at its most vibrant. Read more here.