Travel abroad with your group of 12 or more, students or adults can enjoy an amazing educational experience. Home of some of the wildest landscapes in Britain, Scotland is also crowned with one of its most alluring cities. The city of Edinburgh and its rocky hills integrate in sublime fashion, from the top of Castle Hill to the Palace of Holyrood House. The busy shopping precinct of Princes Street and the myriad landmarks dotting the Royal Mile are all easily explored on foot. Step outside the capital and you’ll find a rugged natural beauty that embraces the highest mountain in the UK, Ben Nevis, and thousands of stunning lochs whose splendor has inspired writers and poets over the centuries.
“We don’t like to boast, but when it comes to places to visit, Scotland has some mighty fine options indeed. We wouldn’t be surprised if you wanted to experience them all.
So what’s on offer? Hear tales of kings and queens, see striking cliff-top castles and discover science’s latest inventions. Whether you want to step onboard a Royal yacht in Leith, climb over 240 steps up the National Wallace Monument for views over a National Park or try your hand at keyhole surgery in Dundee, there are countless ways to fill days, weeks and even months at Scotland’s attractions… It’s safe to say that when it comes to attractions in Scotland, you are bound to find many that you love. Take your pick from the country’s variety of incredible attractions and soak up a bit of culture, find things to keep the kids entertained, or immerse yourself in Scotland’s past.
Towering spires, thick stone walls and dramatic settings – whatever pops into your mind when you imagine a castle, you’ll find it in Scotland. From magnificent city landmarks to mysterious ruins, Scotland is bursting with fascinating castles to visit.
Unlike palaces, which were built for enjoyment, Scotland’s castles were built for strength and protection. Their main purpose was to withhold enemy attacks and keep their occupants safe – needless to say each castle has seen plenty of dramatic stories unfold over the centuries!
Explore the great Scottish castles that everyone wants to visit, find your own hidden gem amongst Scotland’s quirkier castles or head to the Highlands to explore a majestic historic fortification, set amongst landscapes that will take your breath away. You could even join one of the castle tours where you can really delve into the nitty gritty, and hear historic tales from an expert guide.” — visitScotland.com