A list of Scotland Attractions to
Visit with Websites, Images, Postcodes
and links to Maps and Reviews.
Telephone numbers are added where
These Scotland Top Attractions are
other than Cities, Towns, Abbeys,
Castles, Cathedrals, and Mansions. View
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Arranged in order south to
on the border with England. Gretna
Green and Gretna are famous for runaway
weddings to the Famous Blacksmiths Shop
since the 1700s. There is now a a very
popular museum and visitor centre. Tel:
01461 338 441.
. RSPage . DG16
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Mull of Galloway
Experience furthest south point
in Scotland. In the southwest of
Scotland with a lighthouse for tours
and cafe / restaurant perched on
cliffs. The area is now a top
attraction, remote and peacful with
amazing views. Tel: 01776 840 554.
. RS Page . DG9 9HP
51 miles north of Gretna Green, highest
village/town in Scotland at 1,531 ft
with a lead mining museum, visitor
centre, cafe, inn for meals, gold
panning, and heritage railway. The
Mennock Pass up to the village from the
west is one of the top hill roads in
Scotland. Tel: 01659 743 87.
. RS Page . ML12
Multiverse 10 miles west of
Wanlockhead via the Mennock Pass by the
village of Sanquhar. A huge modern
stone art work with a stone circle,
amphitheatre, avenue, and high point
for great views. Tel: 01659 502 42.
. RS Page . DG4
in Alloway village 38 miles southwest
of Glasgow by Ayr town. Scotland's most
famous poet born in 1759. His cottage
has been preserved as a museum, and a
large modern visitor centre built in
this extremely scenic village . Tel:
01292 443 700.
. KA7 4PQ
Park M&Ds 12 miles southeast
of Glasgow. White Knuckle rides, many
kids' rides, 18 hole Miniature Golf,
massive indoor complex including a
gigantic Soft Play Area, bars and
restaurants. Tel: 01698 333 777.
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National Museum of
Flight about 23 miles east of
Edinburgh. Housed in the wartime
buildings of RAF East Fortune with
collections covering military, civil
and recreational aircraft. Concorde is
one of the latest aircraft to be
displayed. Tel: 0300 123 6789.
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Britannia port of Leith by
Edinburgh. Now permanently
berthed at Ocean Terminal, in
Edinburgh's port of Leith, you can
visit and explore this famous former
royal residence. Tel: 0131 555
. UDS .
World North Queensferry 14 miles
north of Edinburgh elow the Forth Rail
Bridge with large sand tiger sharksand
a 112 meter long transparent acrylic
underwater viewing tunnel, one of the
longest of its kind in the world. Tel:
01383 411 880.
Website . UDS
Page . KY11
Wheel situated on the west side
of Falkirk in Central Scotland. A
rotating boat lift connecting the Forth
and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal
with a visitor centre, short canal boat
tours using the lift and a number of
attractions for children such as paddle
boats and bumper boats. Tel: 0870 050
. RS Page . FK1 4RS
The Helix &
Kelpies on the east side of
Falkirk. 90ft high horse head
sculptures next to the Forth and Clyde
Canal with a cafe, many walks/cycle
lanes, kids play areas, splash play,
lagoon and more. The horse sculptures
are in memory of the many heavy horses
that worked on the canal. Tel: 01324
. RS Page . FK2 7ZT
Bannockburn at Stirling in the
South Highlands. This is the site of
the most historic battle in Scotland in
1314, between the Scots and English.
The site has a visitor centre, large
circular memorial, and statue of King
Robert the Bruce. Tel: 01786 812
. RS Page . FK7 0LJ
Safari Park 5 miles northwest of
Stirling. Scotland's only
African Safari Park with a
drive-through reserve, a boat safari,
areas you can walk around, or you can
take a a free safari bus. Tel: 01786
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miles south of Fort William, most
scenic road in Scotland through
mountains with viewing areas, ski
centre, visitor centre, and a scenic
village with the McDonald Massacre
Website . RS Page
visitor centre and path 2 miles
southeast of Fort
William. The highest mountain in
the British Isles with a good Mountain
Track from the Glen Nevis visitor
centre with the summit at 4,408 ft
above sea level. Novice walkers
following the Tourist Path take about 4
to 5 hours to reach the summit. Tel:
01397 705 922.
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5 miles east of Fort
William on Aonach Mor mountain. A
gondola runs to the top station
throughout the year for skiers,
mountain bikers and tourists at
2,150ft. Tourists can use the gondola
to visit the Snowgoose Restaurant, bar
and kids play at the top station. You
can hike to the top from the restaurant
up to 4,000ft. Regular buses run
between Fort William and the Nevis
Range. Tel: 01397 705 825.
. UDS .
Park situated 9 miles south of
Aviemore. A safari park and zoo with a
variety of animals found in present day
Scotland, and animals that were once
present thousands of years ago.
Visitors can drive round the Main Park
in their cars, then can visit a walk
round area. Tel: 01540 651 270.
. Wiki .
Hotels . PH21
Mountain about 10 miles
southeast of Aviemore. In the
Gairngorms National Park at 4084 ft,
the sixth highest mountain in the
United Kingdom. Scotland's top ski
resort was developed here from 1960 and
the Cairngorm Mountain Railway opened
in 2001. The top station has a Visitor
Centre and Restaurant with some of the
best views in Scotland. The top
Ptarmigan Station is at approximately
3,599 ft. Tel: 1479 861 261.
. UDS .
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Loch Ness Monster
Exhibition 14 miles south of
Inverness at Drumnadrochit,
the main place next to Loch Ness to
learn about the Loch Ness Monster with
a large Visitor Centre and boat tours
with sonar so you can go on a trip to
find Nessie. The scenic Urquhart
Castle is situated next to the
village. Regular buses run from
Inverness all day. Tel: 01456 450
Page . IV63
Moor 7 miles east of Inverness where the last
battle took place on British soil. The
Battle of Culloden was the final battle
of the 1745 Jacobite Rising, taking
place on the 16th April 1746. Between
1,500 and 2,000 Jacobites were killed
or wounded in the battle, government
losses were about 50 dead and 259
wounded. Tel: 01463 796 090.
. RS Page . IV2
Island of Staffa off the Isle of
Mull west coast. The Scotland end
of the Giants Causeway in Northern
Ireland. Its struture is unique with a
sea cave formed by hexagonall shaped
basalt. You can enter the 227 foot
cavern via a walkway.
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Groats furthest north point in
Scotland about 393 miles by road north
of the Mull of Galloway, 837 north of
Lands End in Cornwell in England. A
rugged coast with an Inn, camping, and
. Wiki .
Hotels . KW1