In Scotland, dominating the capital city's skyline,
is the Edinburgh Castle. It sits on an extinct volcano
and is part of Edinburgh's World Heritage site. It is
the most popular castle of Scotland and has also been a
centre of military activity. This place has produced
earliest evidence of human habitation dated in the 9th
Robert Adams - Culzean
The amazing work of Robert Adams, in form of the
mind-blowing Culzean Castle should also be visited. It
has historical association with the Clan Kennedy.
Kinnaird Head Castle Lighthouse
Another worth mentioning castle is the Kinnaird Head
Castle Lighthouse on a headland to the north of Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire. It is actually a castle
built into a lighthouse overlooking the Fraserburgh
To the north of the mainland is the Yell Island which
is one of the largest island of the Shetland group and
houses the heathery moors which is a home to a number of
breeding birds. It proves to be a dream destination for
In 1672, Robert Tyrie, a proprietor and
fish merchant, built a building on the island called Da
Haa o’ Brough for trading with merchants from Hamburg.
When it comes to enjoyment Scotland has a number of fun
activities for all kinds of people.
The Loch Insh Water sports Centre, opened in 1969,
offers sailing, canoeing, kayaking, skiing, fishing,
rowing, biking, archery, rafting and walking.
Another such place meant for enjoying the outdoor
activities is the Landmark Forest Theme Park.
Mountain Biking in Scotland
Mountain Biking is one of the most famous adventure
sport of the Scotland. The rugged terrain of Scotland is
a natural aid to the spoert and covers beautiful
mountain passes to dense forest single tracks.
seven stanes which are the seven mountain biking
centres. Each centre is so called as each one features a
stane i.e. a stone at a point along the forest trails.
Glen Trool, Kirroughtree, near Newton Stewart,
Dalbeattie, Mabie, Forest of Ae, Tweed Valley -
Glentress and Innerleithen, and Newcastleton are the
Another popular adventure sport are available on the
wild and muddy hills of the Scottish Off Road Driving
Centre is the Extreme and off road driving. The
Centre offers the driver a thoroughly comprehensive 4x4
training within a driving range covering five hundred
acres of good natural terrain.
Quadmania is another such
place offering many similar activities, including quad
biking and mountain-biking.
Scotland has a offers adds a new dimension to one's
dining experience while having food in the award winning
restaurants that let tourists experience dining on a
skyline, under a line vessel and at a "boat hotel".
Scotland can also add some extra glitter to your
shopping bags, leaving you with a very satisfying
shopping experience. Celtic jewellery, textiles and
knitwear and much more can be purchased in the Scottish
Scotland has room to accommodate everyone without any
over-crowding or whatsoever that can spoil your
vacation. The country is quite famous in the tourism
scene, so you can get the chance to deal with a massive
pool of rental resources and get big discounts, thus
proving to be a less taxing on one's bank balance.