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Scotland

Scotland, a land of rugged beauty and ancient legends, captivates with its dramatic landscapes and rich heritage. Majestic highlands, serene lochs, and historic castles tell tales of centuries past. Vibrant cities like Edinburgh and Glasgow offer a fusion of culture, from bustling festivals to world-class museums.

 

Explore the mystical Isle of Skye, where misty mountains meet the sea, or venture to Loch Ness in search of the elusive monster. Delight in traditional ceilidh music and savor hearty haggis. With its mix of natural wonders and cultural treasures, Scotland promises an enchanting journey through history, folklore, and stunning scenery.

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Keith and Dufftown Railway

Step back in time on the Keith and Dufftown Railway, for a gentle journey on our 1950s, British Railways-styled, Diesel Multiple Units. Enjoy the nostalgia of slide windows, slam doors, and plush bench seating.

These historic first-generation diesel were the bridge from steam to today's modern trains.

 

Keith and Dufftown Railway Association

Dufftown Station, Dufftown, Banffshire. AB55 4BA Tel 01340821181

www.Keith-dufftown-railway.co.uk

Dunvegan Castle

Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without savouring the wealth of history at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens. Built on a rocky outcrop on the shores of Loch Dunvegan once entirely encircled by the sea, Dunvegan is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years. Isle of Skye, Highlands and Islands IV55 8WF
Tel:0147052 1206 
www.dunvegancastle.com

Edinburgh Zoo
Just 10 minutes from the city centre and set within 82 acres of magnificent parkland, Edinburgh Zoo has over 1, 000 rare and beautiful animals.
Don’t miss Budongo Trail, the Zoo’s world-class chimpanzee enclosure, and Rainbow Landings, our amazing interactive, walk-through lorikeet exhibit. Open 365 days.
www.edinburghzoo.org.uk or call 0131 334 9171
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The Devil’s Porridge Museum

An award winning, 5 star Museum with state of the art facilities. The number one thing to do on TripAdvisor for Dumfries and Galloway.
The Museum explores the fascinating history of  World War One, World War Two and the Cold War.

Commemorating HM Factory Gretna, the largest munitions factory in the world during the First World War and explores the stories of the Solway Military Coast during the Second World War and beyond. 

For group bookings: Arna Johnston
The Devil’s Porridge Museum, Annan Road,Eastriggs,DG12 6TF
info@devilsporridge.org.uk www.devilsporridge.org.uk

Tel 01461 700021
 

Highland Wildlife Park
Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world’s mountains and tundra regions. Drive through the reserve then explore the rest on foot. Amur tigers, wildcats, red pandas, polar bear and more.
Coach parties welcome and guides available.  Open year round, café, giftshop. Only 7 miles south of Aviemore.
www.highlandwildlifepark.org

Holland House
Just outside the Royal Burgh of Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, set amongst beautiful countryside. Ideal for a day out with so much to see and do in the surrounding area. Then come and relax, and have a bite to eat in our Coffee shop. Then how about a wander around the shop.  

www.hhontheweb.com or the cookshop www.hollandhouseware.co.uk

Keith & Dufftown Railway
Open every weekend from Easter to the end of September. Enjoy the beauty of the Banffshire countryside from the comfort of our vintage DMU's. Group bookings welcome and charters available for mid-week trip.
Further details tel: 01343 870429 or visit: www.keith-dufftown-railway.co.uk

Strathmore Hotels

Strathmore Hotels is an established group of 8 hotels of individual charm and character. Our hotels are in popular tourist destinations in the UK; Perth – Salutation Hotel, Fort William – Ben Nevis Hotel & Leisure Club and Alexandra Hotel, Oban - Royal Hotel, Inverness-shire - Nethybridge Hotel, Glasgow - Buchanan Hotel, Harrogate - Cairn Hotel, Lake District - Cumbria Grand Hotel. 

Strathmore Hotels, East Kilbride, County, Lanarkshire Tel:01355 2 66886

Arthur's Seat

Ancient volcano offering panoramic views of Edinburgh. Ideal for hikes and picnics. Immerse in natural beauty within Scotland's capital.

Queen's Dr, Edinburgh, EH8 8HG. Tel: +44 131 652 8150.

Email: naturalheritage@nature.scot Web: nature.scot

Blair Castle

A stunning historic castle nestled in the Perthshire Highlands. Explore lavish rooms, beautiful gardens, and surrounding woodlands. Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, PH18 5TL. Tel: +44 1796 481207.

Email: info@blair-castle.co.uk Web: blair-castle.co.uk

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Calanais Standing Stones

Neolithic stone circle in the Isle of Lewis, steeped in mystery and history. Experience ancient Scottish heritage and breathtaking landscapes.

Calanais, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DY. Tel: +44 1851 621422.

Email: calanais@dwi.gov.scot Web: historicenvironment.scot

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

Interactive optical illusions and views of Edinburgh. A fun and educational experience for all ages.

Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2ND. Tel: +44 131 226 3709.

Email: info@camera-obscura.co.uk Web: camera-obscura.co.uk

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre

Explore the site of the historic Battle of Culloden. Engaging exhibits and informative displays provide insight into Scottish history. Culloden Moor, Inverness, IV2 5EU. Tel: +44 1463 796090.

Email: culloden@nts.org.uk Web: nts.org.uk/Culloden

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Edinburgh Castle

Iconic fortress dominating the city skyline. Discover Scotland's history, the Crown Jewels, and stunning city views.

Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG. Tel: +44 131 225 9846.

Email: hs.explorer@scotland.gsi.gov.uk Web: edinburghcastle.scot

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Fingal's Cave

A natural wonder on the Isle of Staffa. Marvel at the basalt columns and enjoy the stunning coastal views.

Isle of Staffa, PA76 6BN. Tel: +44 1680 841229.

Email: info@nts.org.uk Web: nts.org.uk/Visit/Fingals-Cave

Glasgow Science Centre

Interactive exhibits, planetarium, and live science demonstrations. A hands-on experience for curious minds.

50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA. Tel: +44 141 420 5000.

Email: contact@glasgowsciencecentre.org Web: glasgowsciencecentre.org

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Glenfinnan Viaduct and Monument

Iconic railway viaduct amidst stunning Highland scenery. Visit the Jacobite Monument commemorating Bonnie Prince Charlie. Glenfinnan, PH37 4LT. Tel: +44 1324 848505.

Email: info@nts.org.uk Web: nts.org.uk/Visit/Glenfinnan

Holyrood Palace

Official residence of the British monarch in Scotland. Explore the historic palace, gardens, and the Queen's Gallery. Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DX. Tel: +44 303 123 7306.

Email: visit@royalcollection.org.uk Web: royalcollection.org.uk/visit/palace-of-holyroodhouse

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Inveraray Castle

Splendid ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll. Tour opulent interiors, stroll in stunning gardens, and enjoy loch views.

Inveraray, PA32 8XE. Tel: +44 1499 302203.

Email: castle@inveraray-castle.com Web: inveraray-castle.com

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Jupiter Artland

Contemporary sculpture park and art gallery set in 100 acres of woodland. An inspiring blend of art and nature.

Bonnington House Steadings, Wilkieston, EH27 8BY. Tel: +44 1506 889900.

Email: info@jupiterartland.org Web: jupiterartland.org

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

A diverse collection of art, artifacts, and natural history. Enjoy a cultural journey in Glasgow's grand museum.

Argyle St, Glasgow, G3 8AG. Tel: +44 141 276 9599.

Email: museums@glasgowlife.org.uk Web: kelvingrove.org

Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition

Discover the mysteries of Loch Ness and its famous monster. Interactive displays and multimedia exhibits.

Drumnadrochit, Inverness, IV63 6TU. Tel: +44 1456 450573.

Email: info@lochness.com Web: lochness.com

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

National Museum of Scotland

Diverse collections spanning art, science, history, and more. Explore Scotland's heritage and global contributions.

Chambers St, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF. Tel: +44 300 123 6789.

Email: info@nms.ac.uk Web: nms.ac.uk

Nevis Range Mountain Resort

Adventure activities, gondola rides, and stunning views of Ben Nevis. Enjoy outdoor experiences in the Highlands.

Torlundy, Fort William, PH33 6SQ. Tel: +44 1397 705825.

Email: info@nevisrange.co.uk Web: nevisrange.co.uk

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Palace of the Holyroodhouse

Official residence of the British monarch in Scotland. Explore the historic palace, gardens, and the Queen's Gallery.

Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DX. Tel: +44 303 123 7306.

Email: visit@royalcollection.org.uk Web: royalcollection.org.uk/visit/palace-of-holyroodhouse

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Rosslyn Chapel

A masterpiece of Gothic architecture with intricate carvings and Templar connections. Explore this mystical gem near Edinburgh. Chapel Loan, Roslin, EH25 9PU. Tel: +44 131 440 2159.

Email: info@rosslynchapel.com Web: rosslynchapel.com

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

A lush oasis of plant collections and vibrant gardens. Enjoy tranquil walks and explore diverse flora.

Arboretum Pl, Edinburgh, EH3 5NZ. Tel: +44 131 248 2909.

Email: visitor.services@rbge.org.uk Web: rbge.org.uk

RZSS Edinburgh Zoo

Encounter wildlife from around the world. Conservation-focused zoo with a variety of animal exhibits and attractions.

134 Corstorphine Rd, Edinburgh, EH12 6TS. Tel: +44 131 334 9171.

Email: info@rzss.org.uk Web: edinburghzoo.org.uk

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Scotch Whisky Experience

Immersive tour of Scotch whisky-making. Discover Scotland's national drink with sensory exhibits and tastings.

354 Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2NE. Tel: +44 131 220 0441.

Email: tours@scotchwhiskyexperience.co.uk Web: scotchwhiskyexperience.co.uk

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

St. Giles' Cathedral

Gothic masterpiece in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. Explore stunning architecture and rich religious history.

High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1RE. Tel: +44 131 225 9442.

Email: info@stgilescathedral.org.uk Web: stgilescathedral.org.uk

The Falkirk Wheel

Ingenious rotating boat lift connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal. Experience engineering marvels and canal boat trips.

Lime Rd, Tamfourhill, Falkirk, FK1 4RS.Tel: +44 1324 619820.

Email: info@scottishcanals.co.uk Web: scottishcanals.co.uk/falkirk- wheel

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

The Kelpies

Sculptures of mythical water creatures towering over the Forth and Clyde Canal. Visit these impressive public artworks.

The Helix, Grangemouth, FK2 7ZT. Tel: +44 1324 590600.

Email: info@thekelpies.co.uk Web: thehelix.co.uk

The Royal Yacht Britannia

Explore the former royal yacht, once the floating residence of the British monarch. Discover maritime history in Leith, Edinburgh. Ocean Dr, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ. Tel: +44 131 555 5566.

Email: enquiries@tryb.co.uk Web: royalyachtbritannia.co.uk

Group Discount: Contact for group rates.

Urquhart Castle

Overlooking Loch Ness, explore the ruins of this historic castle. Enjoy panoramic views and delve into Scotland's past. Drumnadrochit, Inverness, IV63 6XJ.

Tel: +44 1463 761611. Email: urquhart@hes.scot Web: historicenvironment.scot/urquhart-castle

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