In 2017, Scotland was voted the most beautiful country in the world by Rough Guide readers. So, just what makes Scotland so special and worthy of this accolade?
Scotland’s scenery is universally praised for being truly breath-taking with its wild beaches, mystical lochs, rugged mountains, ancient forests, rolling landscape and fairy-tale castles. The varied landscapes lends itself to a vast range of activities and adventures that can be enjoyed by all.
From landscape to cityscapes, there is plenty to discover and enjoy in Scotland’s 7 cities. Each offers something different to the others from award-winning attractions, museums and galleries to hidden gems, royal palaces and cultural hotspots. Scotland’s food & drink offering is equally diverse and includes Michelin-starred restaurants, traditional and gastro pubs plus cuisines from all over the world.
Scotland is also home to a feast of sport and culture events that take place across the country throughout the year. In addition to hosting the prestigious European Athletics Indoor Championships, Scotland will also host The 2019 Solheim Cup and UEFA EURO 2020 to name just a couple of world-class events coming up. It is easy to see why Scotland is the #perfectstage for events our crowds and welcoming people are second to none.
Discover fantastic things to do, holiday inspiration, places to stay, local tips & more, from the official Scottish tourist board visitscotland.com and share your experiences using #ScotSpirit.