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Join in on rich traditions
Whether it’s eating haggis, listening to bagpipes or wearing a kilt, there are plenty of traditions in Scotland that are iconic worldwide. Whilst visiting, be sure to take part in as many traditions as possible to experience the true Scotland. Learn about different tartans, pick out a sporran or try shortbread with a cup of tea, even do all three! Not only is it a great way to make memories, but it’s a great way to learn more about the history of the country as well.
Discover remote islands
When people cast their mind to Scotland, they often imagine Edinburgh Castle sitting over the city, but when you get out of the city there is a lot more to offer. Explore beyond the popular to discover Scotland’s remote islands, where life is slow, quiet and simple. Explore fantastic nature that few are lucky to live in and see some of the best beauty the UK can offer.
Sample a flight of Scotch
Around the highlands of Scotland gorgeous Scotch is made laced with body and flavour. Every different blend offers something new and for Whiskey lovers there is nowhere better in the world to sit down and sample a flight. Let the warm amber hit your lips and taste the rich flavours or the local produce and be sure to buy a bottle to take home!
Learn about royal history
Scotland is rich in history. All over the country, you can find castles, moors that once acted as battlefields and stories passed down through the generations. Edinburgh is the hub of Scottish history, with the Royal Mile and Old Town dating back to the 1700s. Edinburgh Castle looks over the city and was first constructed in the 12th Century but the land is thought to have been inhabited in some way since 2nd century AD.