In this article, Adam Christie takes us through his own personal choice of the 10 spookiest places in Scotland. Expect some unexpected gems in here to go and visit yourself.
You could literally make a list of a hundred spooky places to visit in Scotland, just pick any old castle or stately home and list it.However, that wasn’t good enough for me. I don’t believe in ghosts etc so shouldn’t be affected by such things. Nevertheless, some places I have visited have sent a shiver up my spine strong enough to remember it. So, with Halloween this weekend there doesn’t seem a better time to get it off my chest. Here’s my list of the spookiest places to visit in Scotland (and yes, OK, there are one or two castles in there):Read more →
Saw this today and had to share it. I grew up in Fife – not this pretty bit in the advert, but the Lego-inspired Glenrothes – and these places were there for day trips at the weekend. Great to sea Visit Scotland promoting Elie, Anstruther and other great Fife locations. We also have a few things to do in Fife on this site.
The weather in Scotland in June is normally pretty pleasant. Daytime temperatures can vary from around 14 degrees celsius to 20 degrees celsius. Nighttime temperatures will dip to 6-10 degrees. There is rarely a frost in June. Historically if you take a holiday in Scotland in June you’re probably in with one of the best opportunities of good weather. Read more →
There are plenty of things to do in Inverness. The city is up-and-coming as one of the best holiday destinations in Scotland, and it’s easy to see why. There are great amenities, loads for tourists to do and friendly people. Just a short trip outside the city you can be skiing in some of Scotland’s highest mountains, spotting dolphins from a beautiful beach, or hunting for Nessie at Loch Ness. Read more →
For most of us not native to Scotland, our first experience of this beautiful country happens through film. Since the silver screen came alive, filmmakers have been drawn to its massive historic castles, sprawling mountainous glens, and deep mysterious lochs. For travellers attracted to lush landscapes showcased in film, Scotland’s Highlands have much to offer. Read more →
Generally regarded as the most northerly outpost on the British mainland, John o’Groats is etched in the national consciousness of many people, thanks to the many times it has featured as the starting point of many intrepid people’s epic attempts to walk, run, cycle or travel by any other possible means between it and Land’s End in Cornwall, its equivalent at the southern tip of the island. Read more →
One of the questions we get asked regularly is how do you get from Edinburgh to Inverness? The two cities are around 160 miles apart, are well connected and there are a number of ways to travel. Read more →
The Scottish Highlands are one of the last great wildernesses of the British Isles; a magical land of ragged coastlines, majestic mountains and awe-inspiring lochs. In one of the most sparsely populated areas in Europe, it is easy to feel that you are at the ends of the earth, yet in reality you are never far away from an inviting little town or village where you will find all sorts of amenities and that famous Highland hospitality. Read more →
It’s closer to Norway’s capital of Oslo than it is to London, and there’s no denying that the Shetland Islands are one of the most remote parts of the UK. However, it is exactly this remote and wild impression of the islands which attracts an increasing number of visitors each year, as well as people wishing to escape the rat race and live a simpler, more relaxing existence. Read more →