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
Scotland, Castles

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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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 to Go See

Scotland’s natural beauty is indisputable. Stumbling across jaw-dropping vistas 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 Scotland’s cities, you’re never far away from nature … Continue reading “Scotland’s Natural Beauty: 5 Hidden Gems to Go See”

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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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Edinburgh Christmas Market Scotland
Scotland

A Guide to Christmas in Scotland

There are endless reasons why a Christmas trip to Scotland is well worth considering. For a start, there’s the weather. Yes, you’ll need to bring plenty of layers and be prepared for rain, but there’s also a much higher chance of a white Christmas here than in many other parts of the UK – and … Continue reading “A Guide to Christmas in Scotland”

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Glencoe Valley in the Scottish Highlands - Visit Scotland instead of England
Scotland, Landscapes

Why You Should Visit Scotland Instead of England

Tourists come from all over the World to visit Scotland, but it’s particularly popular with Americans and Canadians. England is also an incredibly popular tourist destination, and, while it’s possible to visit England and Scotland in the same trip (they’re on the same island, after all), we’d like to make a case for why you … Continue reading “Why You Should Visit Scotland Instead of England”

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Gullane Golf Course is the location for the Scottish Open 2018
Scotland

Top Tips for Visiting the Scottish Open 2018

If you’re visiting Scotland this year for the Scottish Open, then you’ll probably want to make the most of your trip. You may be coming here to spectate some of the best golf in the world, but there’s nothing to stop you enjoying a few drams of whisky, visiting a castle or two, or playing … Continue reading “Top Tips for Visiting the Scottish Open 2018”

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