Scotland is perfect for a holiday or a short break and you can choose the type of holiday you want by selecting from a wide range of destinations from city breaks in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen for shopping and culture trips, or a holiday in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland for outstanding natural scenery and wildlife. Whether you choose somewhere that is bustling with people or a remote scenic location is up to you and what you want from your short break or holiday.
Some of the most popular visitor attractions include Scotland’s castles, museums and Art Galleries with the latest Victoria and Albert museum in Dundee attracting many visitors. With the Scottish Highlands and Islands gaining a well-earned reputation for being an world-class area for holidays, from adventurous trips through breath-taking scenery to activity breaks playing golf, sailing, hillwalking to name a few of the things you can do.
The Islands of Scotland also provide uniquely beautiful areas for holidays where you can see eagles, wild deer and goats in islands such as Mull, Arran and the Isle of Skye. The further north islands of the Outer Hebrides, Orkney Islands and Shetland let you experience life so totally different from modern city life that you will want to visit again.
Skara Brae in Orkney
Skara Brae is is a neolithic village that is over 5000 years old, it was preserved under sand dunes for thousands of years until in 1850 it was uncovered by a large storm.