Scotland, the land of highlands, mountains, rivers, moors, forest,
and plenty of sights is all set to embrace you; with plenty for
everyone, you will love this place for sure. Tucked amidst the natures
bounty, Scotland remains flocked with tourists, travelers, holiday
makers, weekenders and honeymooner through out the year with loads of
things to see and do.
Its historic glory, rich culture and
traditional customs adds more charm to the place, making Scotland a must
visit place anytime round the year. And if you are planning to explore
the traditional side of Scotland, then move on towards the Scottish
highlands which treasures the richness of Scottish culture and
traditions in it. With a varied landscape and pleasant weather, Scotland
remains a top holiday destination in the UK. With a wide choice of
cities and towns to explore you will love visiting here again;
Edinburgh being the capital city of Scotland is known for its
vibrant life style and festivity with ancient castles attracting plenty
of visitors every year.
Scotland in short in a place with a tinge of
everything, for party lovers there stands Edinburgh, for foodies
Aberdeen serves Angus beef and smokes salmon, whisky lovers can
check out the Isle of Islay. Adventure enthusiasts has got the goods of
Northern Island and
Scottish Highlands providing a majestic setting for plenty of
adventure and challenging activities and events. Scotland is also known
for its amazing party treats with tons of party hideouts and cool party
ideas making it a top pick among the stag and hen groups. All this and
much more awaits you in Scotland.
Scotland certainly has many treasures
crammed into its compact territory. Thereís something for all tastes.
For the history buff, few cities compare with Edinburgh and Glasgow; for
the hungry, try haggis if you must but donít miss the Aberdeen Angus
beef or smoked salmon from Dumfries & Galloway or, for the thirsty, the
peerless malt whiskies of the Isle of Islay or Oban await. There is wild
mountain scenery of the Highlands & Northern Islands and cold, sparkling
seas washing against the Outer Hebrides. Wildlife watchers will find
otters, eagles, whales and dolphins, while hill walkers have almost 300
Munros to bag.
Thereís turbulent history and fascinating
genealogy, castles and country pubs, canoeing and caber-tossing, golfing
and fishing and all-round good craic (lively conversation).
Although an integral part of Great Britain
since 1707, Scotland has maintained a separate and distinct identity
throughout the last 300 years. The return of a devolved Scottish
parliament to Edinburgh in 1999 marked a growing confidence and sense of
pride in the nationís achievements.