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Villas in Scotland
The great north of the UK is home to the country’s most beautiful city, its most dazzling mountainous landscapes and its wildest shorelines. With so much to see in Scotland, why not rent a villa and make it your base for your Scottish adventure? You could stay in Edinburgh, the UK’s favorite city, or in St. Andrews, the spiritual home of golf, or on the shore of one of Scotland’s many lochs, like gorgeous Loch Lomond in the south or Loch Ness in the north.Villas for cozy living
Villas in Scotland are about spacious, comfortable and cozy living. Most villas were built over a hundred years ago, but they boast modern, stylish interiors, fireplaces for those cool summer evenings, or long winter nights, are flooded with natural light, and offer lush green gardens for a memorable vacation with family or friends.[/
Travelers and activities
Scotland is a force of nature, fusing craggy mountains, rolling mists, verdant valleys and placid lakes. Hauntingly beautiful trails abound, particularly in the Highlands and Islands of the west coast. The Black Cuillin is a particularly beguiling range of mountains on the Isle of Skye. This is mother nature at its imperious best, a razzle-dazzle of blazing color and lavish views. If you only have time to hike one part of Scotland, make this your choice!Scotland for whisky lovers
Scotland is known all around the world for its famous drink – Scottish whisky. Self-respecting whisky lovers simply have to attend Scotland’s number one event devoted to this iconic single malt – the Highland Whisky festival in May, with tastings, tours and events revolving around this fine malt. Or why not spend a dizzying day at the Glengoyne distillery, often referred to as the 'most beautiful distillery in Scotland'? The tour thankfully takes place before the tastings, and you will see things such as the Maturation Room, which showcases how whisky is aged in wooden casks.Scotland for golfers
Fife in southwest Scotland is the true spiritual home of golf. St. Andrews is Mecca – the birthplace of golf and destination for golfing pilgrims from all over the world. Old Course at St. Andrews is the first golf course ever built and the world’s most renowned. The surrounding countryside offers over 50 glorious golfing experiences to choose from for golfers of all abilities. Don’t miss the British Golf Museum in St. Andrews, which explores over 500 years of British golfing history, right in the heart of golfing country.
The islands of Scotland are home to Britain’s most hauntingly beautiful landscapes, and if you have a lifetime of vacations, there are no less than 790 to explore!
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Snuggled up in the heart of the Scottish Highlands between the soaring mountain and roaring sea, Inverness is effervescent with ancient history and a truly enchanting place to take a leisurely sashay. To learn more about the days of yore, head to Culloden Visitor Center, boasting fascinating interactive displays that showcase Scotland’s most significant historical events.2. Visit the UK’s most beautiful city
Edinburgh is the UK’s most beautiful city and Scotland’s art and cultural hub. The city center is divided into two parts – the New Town, chock full of majestic Georgian architecture, and the Old Town, with ancient streets leading up to the perfectly-preserved Edinburgh Castle. In between the two is a mind-bendingly gorgeous park set right at the foot of the castle, and King Arthur's Seat, a 250-metre hill which affords the grandest of views of the city and surrounding mountains.3. Scotland’s most iconic castle awaits you
Eilean Donan Castle is the cynosure of all eyes. Located on an island at the junction of three great sea lochs, and surrounded by magnificent scenery, it is one of the most iconic images of Scotland. Take an informative audio tour and learn all about the castles regal history4. Release your inner birdwatcher
The mountains, moors and valleys of Speyside in the Highlands is a fabulous birdwatching spot, home to hundreds of species from magnificent birds of prey like the golden eagle to common finches.5. Challenge your inner cynic at Loch Ness
If you think of Loch Ness, a lake situated near the small town of Inverness, you’ll likely picture the mythical monster. Drumnadrochit Hotel’s Loch Ness Exhibition does its level best to fuel the legend, with photos and fascinating exhibits that will challenge even the most cynical of visitors!6. Visit one of Harry Potter’s most dramatic locations
Glenfinnan Viaduct in northwest Scotland is both one of the world’s most stunning viaducts and its most famous, following its appearance in Harry Potter as the bridge the Hogwarts Express crosses on its way to Hogwarts. Drive the lovely serpentine roads up to Glenfinnan and then hike up the trail for a truly wonderful unobstructed view of the viaduct and lush, green environs.7. Take Scotland’s only funicular railway
Take a funicular up the steep slopes of CairnGorm Mountain, your gateway to an ancient glacial landscape with views for miles in every direction. Despite being the country’s sixth highest mountain, it is well equipped with a superb restaurant, shop, lodge, and you can even go tubing down a 56-metre slide featuring two thrilling parabolic turns. A great day out for the whole family!