Have you ever fancied breathtaking scenery or exploring a 5,000 old archaeological site? Whatever your interests might be, Scotland offers one-of-a- kind art and science museums, castles and scenery making it undoubtedly, a gorgeous place on the Earth. Next time, you visit Scotland, don’t miss out on these ten attractions, where truly heaven resides.
National Museum of Scotland
Situated on Edinburgh’s Chambers Street, this museum is a treasure trove of ancient artefacts. It’s spectacularly diverse collections will take you a journey of Scotland, world cultures and science and discovery- all under one roof.
Edinburgh Castle is the most famous fortresses in Scotland and has dominated the skyline of the capital since the 13th century. It’s set atop of an extinct volcano and can afford the magnificent views of city landmarks such as Royal Mile, Princess Street and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
The Falkirk Wheel
An engineering design wonder, the Falkirk Wheel is the world’s only rotating boatlift, historically used to bridge the Forth & Clyde and Union canals in the east and west coast. Take a boat trip on this wheel and experience the thrill, adventure and beauty together.
Glasgow Science Centre
Explore science and technology in unique and fun ways at the Glasgow Science Centre. Here you’ll have memorable time indulging in hands-on exhibits, workshops, live science shows and various other activities.
Royal Yacht Britannia
Visit the Queen’s floating residence for one-of-a-kind holiday. The Royal Yacht Britannia was the home of Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years. It’s rated as the no. 1 attraction in the UK in 2014 by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards.
Dating back to the 12th century, this historic castle is one of the finest Renaissance buildings in the UK and was the favoured residence of Scotland’s kings and queens.The castle played a significant role in Scotland’s rich history and were famous for the Battle of Bannockburn.
The Scotch Whisky Experience
Visit the Scotch Whisky Experience to improve your whisky knowledge. Take a barrel ride as you become part of the whisky making process. Discover how whisky is made, and learn about the different whisky regions as well as its types.
The People’s Palace Museum
Situated on historic Glasgow Green, the People’s Palace consists of relics and interactives that tell the story of Glasgow and its people. The adjacent gorgeous Winter Gardens is filled with exotic palms and plants for an exceptional experience.
Established in 1913, Edinburgh Zoo is the perfect selection for the family day out. With more than 1000 animals from every corner of the globe, it’s the most famous wildlife attraction of Scotland.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Built on 72 acres of land, take a stroll down the Royal Botanic Garden to experience the stunning scenery. Founded in 1670, the Garden is one of the finest in the world where unusual and beautiful plants are found.