SCOTLAND Travel Tips

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Scotland at a Glance 

Scotland is one of the best destinations in the world for adventure travel. Although becoming increasingly popular with tourists, its endless wild and rugged landscapes make you feel like it’s just you and nature. 

The Scottish Highlands are world-famous for their tall mountains, mirror-like lochs and plunging valleys shaped long ago by ancient glaciers and volcanic explosions. 

Here in the depths of winter, you’re treated to some of the clearest night skies in Europe – and if you’re lucky, the Northern Lights. 

It’s no secret that Scotland’s landscape is awe-inspiring. Coupled with ancient history, fairytale castles, incredible wildlife, remote islands, whisky distilleries and rich cultural heritage, this country is a place you won’t want to miss. 

After travelling around Scotland, I’ve put together this epic travel guide to help you plan the best things to see and do on your itinerary. Read on for my best Scotland travel tips.

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Scotland Travel Tips: Quick Information

Currency: Great British Pound (£). Click here for the latest conversion rates. 

Electricity socket: Type G (three prongs in a triangular pattern) like the rest of the UK. Voltage is 230 V. Make sure you pack a universal travel adapter so you can use your electronic gadgets with ease!

Visa requirements: Scotland, like the rest of the UK, is no longer in the EU. If you’re visiting from the EU, EEA, USA, Australia, Canada or Switzerland, you need a valid passport and may need to show proof that you’re visiting for tourism (like a hotel reservation). You can stay for up to 6 months without a visa. This doesn’t apply to Irish citizens. 

Other foreign nationals may need to apply for a Standard Visitor visa. It costs £95 for a stay of up to 6 months and includes the whole of the UK. Click here to see whether or not you need to apply for a visa. 

Editor’s tip: If you do need a visitor visa for entry to the UK, the earliest you can apply is 3 months before you travel.

Transportation: It’s pretty easy to get around Scotland – even to the remote islands. If you want to cover a lot of ground, I recommend using a combination of trains and buses. Use Traveline Scotland’s journey planner to help you plan your route. Or check out this timetable here. 

Trains in Scotland are operated by ScotRail. If you plan to do some train travel, I recommend getting one of their travel passes as it will significantly reduce the cost. You can also browse the most scenic train journeys to make the most of your travel time too! Some of their passes also include buses and ferries in the cost so make sure you know what’s included. 

You can also travel by CityLink coaches which connect over 200 towns and cities. These coaches are modern, comfortable and include toilets (hooray!). You can get a CityLink Explorer pass to reduce costs and save you from buying tickets each time. 

Small group or self-guided tours which cover all your transport are possible too. Alternatively, if you want more flexibility, hire a car or campervan. Use RentalCars to compare prices. You can use your existing driver’s license. 

Editor’s tip: I did a self-guided tour which was customised to suit my interests. All my travel routes were sorted for me which made planning journeys stress-free. Also, one of my best tips for visiting Scotland is using a Railcard to get a third off the fare price. 

      Image of Glenfinnan Viaduct in autumn for this Scotland travel tips

      Scotland Travel Tips: Make sure to add Glenfinnan Viaduct to your itinerary! Photo by Connor Mollison.

      Best SIM card: Travel SIM cards with a range of plans can be picked up at airports, supermarkets, online and network companies like EE, Vodafone and O2. 

      All you need is an unlocked SIM phone and you’re all set. 

      I used EE and found it pretty good, even in remote areas of the highlands and islands. 

      Safety rating: Scotland is ranked 33 out of 163 on the Global Peace Index with a score of 1.658. Although I should hasten to add that it’s the United Kingdom that has that official ranking. 

      Scotland is a very safe and friendly country. In fact, Rough Guide readers voted it the most welcoming country in the world. A study by Cambridge University found that Scottish people are the most friendly, cooperative and agreeable in the UK!

      I would still suggest buying travel insurance to make sure you’re covered for any eventuality. My go-to is World-First. 

      Culture: Despite being part of the UK, Scotland’s culture is very distinctive and can be traced back thousands of years. You may already be familiar with bagpipes, a well-known symbol of Scottish culture. Kilts with their tartan pattern (traditional Scottish dress) became popular in the 18th century. 

      Some traditional customs include the ceilidh (pronounced ‘kay-lee’) involving music, dancing and storytelling and the Highland games, a sporting spectacle with music and dancing. 

      Popular festivals are Burn’s Night (in celebration of the poet Robert Burns), St Andrew’s Day and Hogmanay (New Year’s Eve celebration). 

      ‘Auld Lang Syne,’ written by Robert Burns is the second most popular song in the world!

      And what about traditional Scottish food? We’ll cover that later, don’t worry.  

      Language: English is the official language of Scotland alongside British Sign Language. A small proportion of the Scottish population also speaks Gaelic. This is particularly found in the Western Isles, western Highlands and Glasgow. 

      Scots language is also spoken. It’s sometimes referred to as a dialect. Historically from Lowland Scotland, it’s directly descended from Northern English. 

      Time zone: GMT+0 

      Climate: If you think England is wet then just wait till you get to Scotland! Yes, it does rain a lot but don’t let that put you off. As the saying goes “there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothes!”

      All jokes aside, Scotland has a temperate oceanic climate. It has all four seasons with warm (ish) summers and cool winters. Located in the Northern Hemisphere, its winter is from December to February and summer is from June to August. 

      Summer is usually the busiest time and most expensive as there’s a much higher demand for attractions and accommodation. 

      Winter is the low season (except Christmas and New Year’s Eve). You can make the most of the cheaper rates, however, many attractions close (sometimes up to 6 months at a time) due to the weather conditions. 

      The Highlands in particular are usually covered in a blanket of snow and ice from as early as November to February/March. It’s a magical sight and well worth it if you enjoy wintry destinations. 

      If you want to do everything without restrictions then I recommend the shoulder seasons because most attractions are open and you don’t have as many crowds. 

       In terms of seasonal variance in Scotland, temperatures don’t differ too much. Winters have an average low of around 0 degrees Celsius and summers have maximum highs of about 15-17 degrees Celsius. 

      The weather does change a lot. If you think you’re in for a rainy day, travel to the next region and you might find some sun!

      I’ve travelled around Scotland in summer, early autumn and the depths of winter and enjoyed every one of my trips. 

      Cliff face protuding into the sea with a lighthouse on top. Neist point, Isle of Skye for Scotland travel tips.

      Scotland Trip Planning 

      Once you’ve worked out the time of year you want to visit, the next step is to get budgeting and planning your packing list. These next few tips can help:

      Budget Tips

      While Scotland isn’t the cheapest European country, it’s still possible to stick to a budget and not break the bank. You just have to be a bit savvy about what you want to see and how much you want to spend. Then budget accordingly. 

      The great thing is if you’re a nature lover, you can get away with doing a lot of free activities like hikes, camping and cycling (if you bring your own bike). Most museums in Scotland are free too. 

      Your two biggest expenses will most likely be transport and accommodation. Hostels are around £20 a night whereas budget hotels can be around £50-£70 a night depending on the popularity of the location. 

      Car hire costs are about £30 a day and you’ll also have to factor in a couple of extra pounds (GBP) for parking in some areas. 

      If you prefer to go by public transport, buses are cheap and can get you to most places. Trains are notoriously expensive so always make sure you book in advance and travel at off-peak times for cheaper rates. 

      Here are the budgets I recommend depending on your spending level: 

      Backpacker: You can get by on about £55-£60 a day if you do mostly free activities, stay in hostels, go wild camping (more on that later), cook your own meals, use local transport and book in advance. 

      Mid-range: A typical mid-range budget is about £100-£110 a day. That’s with staying at budget hotels or B&Bs, doing a few more paid activities and tours, eating out a couple of times at affordable restaurants and using rentals or public transport. 

      Luxury: This type of budget is about £200+ and that’s with upmarket hotels, eating out for every meal, plenty of paying attractions and tours, taking lots of trains or using a rental. 

      Editor’s tip: I spent around £110 a day on a 10-day trip. I stayed at some lovely B&Bs with breakfasts included, took a combination of public transport, did a few slightly more expensive activities here and there and ate at affordable restaurants most nights. 

      What to Pack for Scotland

      Scotland has distinct seasons and you can sometimes experience all four of them in a day. It’s a good idea to be well-equipped for changeable conditions regardless of the season. A waterproof jacket is a must!

      Whether you’re visiting Scotland in summer or winter, I recommend packing clothes that you can layer up or down, like t-shirts, leggings and lightweight fleeces. 

      The key is to have interchangeable capsule outfits so you can travel light. Packing cubes are also a lifesaver for this. 

      Other key essentials are sunscreen and midge repellent. Trust me, you’re going to really need that one if you’re visiting Skye or you’re out in the countryside at dusk!

      For more tips on what to bring, check out my complete packing list.

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      Sustainable Travel in Scotland 

      Scotland is committed to protecting its breathtaking natural sites. There are about 600 conservation areas and 74 local nature reserves around the country. 

      Scotland is also the home of an ambitious rewilding project. The aim is to turn it into the world’s first Rewilding Nation with 30% of the land and sea returning to their wild, natural state by 2030. Called the Affric Highlands project, it’s the biggest rewilding one in the UK. 

      And another win for sustainability – Scotland was one of the first countries in the world to sign up to the UN Sustainable Development Goals to achieve a ‘better and more sustainable future for all’ by 2030. 

      You can help them reach their goals by: 

      • Staying in local sustainable accommodation and campsites.
      • Joining responsible tours that give back to the local community.
      • Visiting destinations at off-peak times to limit crowds.
      • Visiting and supporting reserves and national parks
      • Recycling your waste wherever you go.
      • Reducing single-use plastic in your packing list.
      • Supporting local businesses.
      • Following the Leave No Trace principles when out in nature. Take only photos and leave only footprints!
      • Joining accredited rewilding and conservation projects to give back.
      View of the peaks and valley of Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands.

      Best Things to Do in Scotland 

      As I mentioned before in this travel guide, Scotland is the land of adventure with so much to offer for everyone. Here are the top places to visit and best things to do and places to visit in Scotland:

      Go Hiking in the Highlands 

      Immerse yourself in the wild beauty and romance of the Scottish Highlands by hiking. Head to Fort William, the outdoor capital of the UK, where beginners can follow a gentle trail from the Old Fort to Old Inverlochy Castle. 

      Glen Righ and Inchree Falls is another easy walk with stunning views over Loch Linnhe. More experienced hikers might want to do the Great Glen Way or the Cairngorm mountain range. 

      And the best bit? Hiking in Scotland is free. Make sure you stay safe and check the weather in advance. Here’s my guide to the best day hikes in Scotland!

      Ride the Jacobite Steam Train 

      Perhaps most recognisable as the Hogwarts Express in Harry Potter, watching or riding this iconic train is one of the best things to do in Scotland. Go to Glenfinnan Viaduct for extraordinary views of the steam train overlooking Glenfinnan Monument and the waters of Loch Shiel. 

      Alternatively, you can ride the train on what’s dubbed one of the greatest railway journeys in the world. A ticket gets you a return from Fort William to Mallaig starting from £52 per person. Read my review of the experience here!

      Explore the Isle of Skye

      Skye is the largest island in the Inner Hebrides. Its rugged landscapes, medieval castles, pretty fishing villages and striking geological formations make it a popular destination to visit. 

      Top places include the Old Man of Storr, Quiraing, Fairy Glen, Fairy Pools and the villages of Dunvegan and Portree. 

      You’ll need a vehicle if you want to cover a lot of ground. You can also hire electric bikes and cycle the Trotternish Peninsula.

      Go Island-Hopping in the Inner and Outer Hebrides

      Visit Mull and its beautiful fishing village of Tobermory. Go to Islay for Scotch whisky and Iona for the birthplace of Christianity in Scotland. Visit Eigg, the world’s first community with an off-grid electric system. This tour is an easy way to see Mull and Iona!

      In the Outer Hebrides, head to Lewis for 5000 year old megaliths, Harris for beaches that rival the Caribbean and St Kilda for incredible wildlife such as whales, sharks and puffins!

      Discover what to do on the Isle of Mull here!

      Travel Around the Orkney Isles

      Don’t just leave your island-hopping to the Hebrides. The Orkney Isles on Scotland’s northeastern coast are a must if you love ancient history, rugged scenery and cosy pubs. 

      Visit the Neolithic town of Skara Brae and Standing Stones of Stenness, enjoy coastal walks with dramatic cliff views, see other UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the Rings of Brodgar and the Maeshowe chambered tomb.

      If you’re lucky, you might even see the Northern Lights!

      Visit Edinburgh 

      Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. Located on the east coast, the hilly city is full of fascinating history and culture. There are plenty of things to do. 

      Explore the medieval Old Town with its Royal Mile up the hill to Edinburgh Castle; wander through the Georgian New Town full of gardens and neoclassical buildings; head to the volcanic Arthur’s Seat for panoramic views and visit the picturesque Dean Village.

      Edinburgh is also a great base for exploring the Scottish Borders and the east coast. Check out my favourite day trips to do. 

      Edinburgh Castle with the fountain below for Scotland travel tips.

      Join a Rewilding Project 

      You can help turn Scotland into a Rewilding Nation by doing a rewilding holiday. One of the best ones is Trees for Life, an award-winning Scottish charity dedicated to restoring the Caledonian Forest. You can join one of its Conservation Weeks as a volunteer. 

      Alladale Wilderness Reserve is another great option and your stay in this beautiful location directly funds conservation projects. 

      Alternatively, you can learn about the benefits of rewilding and see projects in action at SCOTLAND: The Big Picture in the Cairngorms. 

      If you want a memento of your contribution, you can become a Lord, Laird or Lady of a piece of land and visit it through Highland Titles.

      Ride the West Highland Line 

      Enjoy a cinematic train journey along the West Highland Line from Glasgow to Fort William. Or go even further, across the Glenfinnan Viaduct to Mallaig. 

      Look out for highlights including the rocky pinnacle of Cobbler as you approach Arrochar, the dramatic Horseshoe Curve, Rannoch Moor and Carrour, the UK’s highest altitude train station. 

      The final leg to Mallaig gives you views out towards Skye in the distance.

      Go Camping in the National Parks 

      Scotland has a ‘right to roam’ policy which means everyone is entitled to access most land and inland water for recreational and other purposes as long as they’re respectful. Activities you’re allowed to do include camping. 

      A great way to stick to a budget and immerse yourself in the Highlands is to go wild camping in one of Scotland’s two national parks (the Cairngorms and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs). 

      It’s completely free to do but just make sure you take everything you bring away with you and leave the site exactly as you found it.

      Look for “Nessie” in Loch Ness

      One of Scotland’s biggest mysteries is the monster of Loch Ness, or “Nessie” as it’s otherwise called. 

      Reports of a monster in Loch Ness date back to ancient Pictish carvings and a written account from 565 AD. Alleged monster sightings grew in the 1930s but no monster has ever been found. 

      Whether or not you believe in the legend of the Loch Ness monster, you can still take a cruise across the water and learn about this beguiling mystery.

      Visit Glasgow 

      Known as the cultural capital of Scotland, Glasgow is a port city on the River Clyde. 

      Here, you’ll find the Scottish Opera, Scottish Ballet, National Theatre of Scotland, a thriving music scene, plenty of museums and striking art nouveau architecture.

      Glasgow is another great base for exploring the west coast and central parts of Scotland. Read about my favourite day trips by public transport. 

      Image of the Quiraing landslide on the Isle of Skye surrounded by lochs.

      Explore Castle Galore

      Scotland is known for its castles. Perhaps the most famous one is Edinburgh Castle which overlooks the city – but you don’t need to stop there. 

      Some of the best castles to look out for on your trip are: 

      • Eilean Donan Castle on your way to Skye 
      • Kilchurn Castle on the shores of Loch Awe 
      • Blackness Castle, used in Outlander and Game of Thrones
      • Stirling Castle, one of the most important castles in Scotland
      • The beautiful pink Craigievar Castle, said to be the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Cinderella castle
      • Balmoral Castle, the Scottish residence of the Queen 
      • The white-washed Blair Castle 
      • The haunted Castle Fraser 
      • Lochranza Castle on the Isle of Arran, dubbed ‘Scotland in Miniature’

      Marvel at Ben Nevis 

      Ben Nevis is the tallest peak in the UK with Fort William at its base. On a clear day, you can admire its size or go hiking around the stunning area of Glencoe where it’s located. 

      You can also hike to the top following the Ben Nevis Mountain Path. It’s a 9.8-mile hike out and back and rated as difficult.

      Do the Caledonian Sleeper 

      If you’re travelling from England to Scotland, opt to do the Caledonian Sleeper one way at least instead of flying. 

      Departing from London, the sleeper train carries you up to Scotland through the night while you dream. 

      I recommend getting the train up to Fort William as you wake up to glorious views of the Highlands rolling past. Read my review of the Caledonian Sleeper.

      Visit Culloden Moor

      In 1746, the Jacobite Rising (the plot to restore the Stuart monarchy to the British throne) came to a bloody head on Culloden Moor. 

      The battle lasted less than an hour and 1500 Jacobites were killed.

       Today, the site of the battle is home to a visitor centre and museum where you can discover the story of the Jacobites, read letters from Prince Charles Edward Stuart and learn about the clans remembered there.

      Do a Wildlife Tour

      Hands down one of the highlights of my trip was doing a wildlife tour from the Mull to Staffa and Fingal’s Cave.

       The half-day boat trip departs from Tobermory and treats you to gorgeous views of the Inner Hebrides. Plus, we saw dolphins, seals, gannets and rare feeding minke whales!

      Explore the Cairngorms National Park

      Discover where the UK’s only wild reindeer herd hang out, hike up the second-highest mountain in the country and see ancient castle ruins in the Cairngorms National Park. 

      Stay in the heart of the Highlands, Aviemore, and explore the local area.

      Don’t Miss the Scottish Borders

      It’s easy to forget about the Scottish-English border – don’t! The Scottish Borders are known for world-famous designer knitwear. 

      The town of Hawick in particular is the epicentre of the Scottish textile industry with designer mills such as Johnstons of Elgin, Hawico, Lovat Mill and William Lockie located here. 

      It’s the perfect place to grab some discounted designer cashmere! Read my quick guide here. 

      Explore the Fishing Villages of Fife

      Scotland’s west coast gets a lot of attention but don’t overlook the east coast and the Fife peninsula. Explore pretty fishing villages including Anstruther, Crail and Pittenweem. 

      Head up to St Andrews, the birthplace of golf. Don’t miss Falkland, home to the fairytale Falkland Palace and Gardens. 

      I recommend seeing the best of Fife on a small group day tour. 

      Do a tour of Scotland 

      Travelling with a small-group tour or a self-guided tour is one of the easiest ways to get around. All accommodation and transport is sorted. 

      Check out two of my favourites:

      G Adventures 

      G Adventures is one of my all-time favourite travel companies. It runs responsible tours with a positive impact around the world. There are tours to suit a range of interests including wellness, sport, culture and more. Its Scotland tour covers the best of the Highlands and islands in a week so it’s a great one to do if you’re short on time.

      Byway Travel

      Byway is a travel company that creates bespoke self-guided trips around the UK and parts of Europe. All trips are no-fly holidays with the act of travelling through your destination included as part of the experience. See what a Scottish Highlands itinerary with Byway looks like here. 

      Although it’s up to you to follow the schedule, an agent is always available to offer support on WhatsApp. It’s a great option if you want more flexibility than a group tour but the security of an itinerary created by a professional. 

      There are a lot of small-group tours in Scotland. I’ve rounded up 9 of the best to help you choose. Each one is based on my own experiences, reviews, sustainability and of course, itinerary. View them here.

      Eilean Donan Castle on route to Skye for Scotland travel tips

      Scotland Travel Guide: What to Eat

      Here’s a quick overview of what to eat in Scotland, including some top staples and specialities:

      Haggis: You can’t think of Scottish food without haggis! The national dish is a savoury pudding typically consisting of the liver, heart, and lungs of a sheep, minced and mixed with beef suet, oats, spices and seasoning. Then it’s stuffed into a sheep’s stomach and boiled. The result tastes like a crumbly sausage. Not ideal for vegans and vegetarians… although there are meat-free versions around!

      Neeps and tatties: Typically served up with haggis on a traditional Scottish plate, neeps are mashed swede or turnips and tatties are mashed potatoes. Haggis, neeps and tatties are often eaten on Burns Night in celebration of the Scottish poet, Robert Burns. 

      Porridge: Scottish porridge has been a staple part of the diet for centuries. Oats have been grown in Scotland since the late medieval times as they’re both compatible with the environment and a nutritious and filling food source. Originally made with oats, water and salt, porridge has evolved to become a sweet and creamy breakfast dish.  

      Scotch whisky: This national drink has been distilled in Scotland since 1494. There are now over 130 malt and grain distilleries around the country. Many are open to the public, giving you the chance to try a dram or two on a tour or tasting. A great example is Nc’Nean, a sustainable Scotch whisky distillery. 

      Cullen skink: One of Scotland’s most famous dishes is cullen skink. It’s a hearty soup traditionally made with smoked haddock, potatoes, onions and milk. It’s a local speciality from the town of Cullen on the northeast coast of Scotland. 

      Seafood: Scottish seafood deserves a mention here as it’s honestly some of the best in the world – particularly along the west coast. If you like your fish, head to Oban, the seafood capital of Scotland!

      If you want to try Scotland’s culinary delights, I recommend doing this secret food tour in Edinburgh. It’s highly rated and you get the chance to eat like a local!

      Eating in Scotland

      One of the easiest ways to save money while travelling Scotland is to buy food from the supermarket and cook at your accommodation. 

      Most hostels, campgrounds and private rentals have kitchens. Top supermarkets to look out for are Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Co-op.

      Editor’s tip: pack a cold food bag to help perishable food last longer when you’re travelling around. This one is so useful!

      Restaurants, Cafes and Bars

      Dining out in Scotland is relatively expensive depending on where you go and how popular the location is. Sit down meals can be around £10-£15 per person, not including drinks. A pint of local beers can cost around £4.48. 

      You can keep the costs of eating out low if you’re clever about it. You can get a large portion of fish ‘n’ chips for £5 or a takeaway pizza for £7. That’s exactly what we did on Skye where restaurant prices are particularly high. 

      Editor’s tip: Hands down my favourite restaurant in Edinburgh is Chez Jules. This cheerful French restaurant has the most amazing weekday lunchtime deal – 3 courses for under a tenner (£10)! The food is delicious too. 

      Glass of whisky in a crystal tumbler infront of a fire outside

      Where to Stay in Scotland

      Scotland’s accommodation varies greatly. From hostels to camping, glamping to Airbnbs, holiday rentals, hotels, B&Bs and ecolodges, there’s something to suit every travel style, preference and budget. 

      I’m a big fan of the cosy B&B, particularly if you’re staying somewhere remote. I’ve stayed in lovely rooms and met welcoming hosts that go out of their way to make sure my stay was comfortable. Plus, nothing beats a hearty breakfast in the morning. 

      Use Booking.com to help you find the best places to stay in Scotland. I also love CoolStays for booking places a little more unusual (like this amazing AirShip!). 

      Whatever you do, always read reviews before booking your accommodation.

      Check out these accommodation guides below and get inspired for your trip:

      Use Booking.com to help you find the best places to stay in Scotland. I also love CoolStays for booking places that are a little more unusual (it has some seriously cool glamping experience in the wilderness!).

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      Books about Scotland 

      Apart from this travel guide, here is some other reading material to inspire your trip to Scotland: 

      The Lost Queen Trilogy: Written by Signe Pike, the Lost Queen takes you back to the time before modern Scotland was formed. Set in the 700s AD, it follows the story of Queen Langoureth, the twin sister of the man who inspired the legend of Merlin. I was absolutely hooked on these books from the first page. They’re brilliantly written and many of the locations can still be visited today. 

      44 Scotland Street: Set in Edinburgh, Alexander McCall Smith’s popular novel introduces readers to the residents of 44 Scotland Street. These quirky characters come together to solve a mystery involving a painting. 

      Outlander: Diana Gabaldon’s hit series deserves a mention here. The books (and now, TV series) have captured the imagination of fans all over the world and inspired many trips to Scotland. The story follows Claire, a 1940s nurse who travels back in time to the 18th century where she falls in love with a handsome Highlander. 

      Rebus’s Scotland: If you’re keen to read some nonfiction about Scotland, Rebus’s Scotland is Ian Rankin’s guided tour of the country which highlights places that inspired the author’s Inspector Rebus novels. 

      Scotland Travel Inspiration

      Need more Scotland travel inspiration? Check this video courtesy of VisitScotland:

      Please note I do not own the rights to this video. Full credits to VisitScotland. 

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