Castles, Scotland, Landscapes

What Are Some of Scotland’s Must-Sees?

What Are Some of Scotland’s Must-Sees?   Scotland is a land of beauty and magic. Combining history, culture and raw natural wonders, there is a wealth of things to see and do here. In fact, there is so much to enjoy in Scotland that it can be a little difficult to know where to start. … Continue reading “What Are Some of Scotland’s Must-Sees?”

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Castles, Scotland, Landscapes

What is the Best Time of Year for Visiting Scotland?

What is the Best Time of Year for Visiting Scotland? So, you have finally decided to see the rugged beauty of Scotland in person. You are planning your trip and raring to discover the lush glens, soaring mountains and deep lochs. You are ready to savour a dram of whisky after a day exploring the … Continue reading “What is the Best Time of Year for Visiting Scotland?”

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Edinburgh Castle
Scotland

What are the Famous Tourist Spots in Edinburgh?

What are the Famous Tourist Spots in Edinburgh? Edinburgh is one of the most spectacular cities in the world, and a must-see on any trip to Scotland. It is a city steeped in history and culture and there are sites of interest everywhere. Here’s a list of some of Inspiring Travel Scotland’s most famous tourist … Continue reading “What are the Famous Tourist Spots in Edinburgh?”

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Scotland

Is One Week Enough Time to Visit Scotland?

Is One Week Enough Time to Visit Scotland? You’re here because you want to know if one week is enough time to visit Scotland. Well, the short answer to this question is NO! Scotland is such a rich country with so many different sights and activities to offer that one week could never be enough, … Continue reading “Is One Week Enough Time to Visit Scotland?”

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The Pap of Glencoe Scottish Highlands
Castles, Scotland, Landscapes

Scottish Tourism Prepares to Reopen in July!

With the welcome news that tourism businesses can begin to prepare to re-open in Scotland from mid-July, we are sure there will be upsurge in the amount of people throughout the UK who will be looking closer to home for their next holiday. A tour of Scotland will be high on the agenda for lots … Continue reading “Scottish Tourism Prepares to Reopen in July!”

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Dunnottar Castle
Castles, Scotland

10 of Scotland’s Best Castles

Scotland is one of the most romantic countries in the world, with its rugged landscapes and its rich history. Nothing quite encapsulates these aspects of Scotland’s personality quite like a castle – and Scotland has been blessed with so many castles. There is the most famous Castle of all that you can’t miss – Edinburgh … Continue reading “10 of Scotland’s Best Castles”

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Castles, Scotland, Landscapes

How to Plan your Dream Scotland Trip

Breath-taking Highland Landscape If you’re reading this you are probably interested in visiting Scotland – and you absolutely should be interested in visiting a country that is consistently voted the most beautiful country in the world, regularly beating Iceland, New Zealand, and Canada to the top spot. People from all over the globe visit Scotland … Continue reading “How to Plan your Dream Scotland Trip”

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The Pap of Glencoe Scottish Highlands
Castles, Scotland, Landscapes

Why You Need to Visit the Scottish Highlands at Least Once!

Here at Inspiring Travel Scotland, we try to provide helpful travel guides about Scotland. We hope our insight and knowledge helps readers plan their next trip and that they will hopefully keep us in mind if they want to book a truly customised Scotland tour.  However, in all of our effort to offer advice and … Continue reading “Why You Need to Visit the Scottish Highlands at Least Once!”

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Scotland, Landscapes

Scotland’s Natural Beauty: 5 Hidden Gems

  Stumbling across natural beauty in Scotland isn’t exactly difficult. With a population of just over five million, much of the country’s area is given over to expansive stretches of rugged countryside punctuated by soaring peaks, vast lochs and evergreen forests. Even in the cities, you’re never far away from nature here. For example, in … Continue reading “Scotland’s Natural Beauty: 5 Hidden Gems”

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The saltire, Scotland's national flag - St Andrew's day
Scotland

St Andrew’s Day — Scotland’s Official National Day

The US has Independence Day, France has Bastille Day, and Scotland has St Andrew’s Day. And because we celebrate all-things-Scotland here at Inspiring Travel Scotland, we thought we’d write a blog explaining a little more about Scotland’s official national day. We’ll look at who St Andrew was, how he is connected to Scotland, when St … Continue reading “St Andrew’s Day — Scotland’s Official National Day”

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