Top 10 Things To Do In Scotland

We, as Scottish Natives, have prepared our top ten list of diverse things to see and do while in Scotland. Many of these ideas are well off the beaten track. Hopefully it will give you some inspiration. In no particular order:

A trip to Skye has to include the iconic Applecross Peninsula with fantastic views of the isle

1. Applecross Peninsula, Skye

A hair-raising drive to Applecross for a pint of prawns in the Inn.

Right in the centre of Edinburgh rises Arthur's Seat, a long dormant volcano and famous Scottish walk

2. Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh

Climbing Arthur’s Seat (an extinct volcano) and being rewarded with breath taking panoramic views of the city of Edinburgh.

Drumscot Scottish Tours recommends the Majestic Line Cruise to get out and see the scenery of the Argyll coast in a vintage style boat

3. The Majestic Line Cruise

Soaking up the spectacular scenery of the Argyll coastline and islands on a converted, traditional fishing boat with Majestic Line Cruises.

Visit the Ship Inn at Elie on your private guided tour of Scotland for a refreshing drink

4. The Ship Inn, Elie

Enjoying a pint of Pimms (refreshing alcoholic cocktail) at the Ship Inn, Elie overlooking the picturesque beach and harbour

Famous amongst salmon fishers, Ballathie Country House Hotel on the River Tay provides fantastic accommodation, and food

5. Ballathie Country House Hotel

Catching a salmon on the River Tay, one of the best salmon rivers in Scotland.

Highland Safaris, Aberfeldy have fantastic 5 star activities including Land Rover safaris, red deer centre, biking, gold panning and more ,

6. Highland Safaris, Aberfeldy

Cycling downhill for an exhilarating 16 miles from Ben Lawers (a mountain in Perthshire) into Glen Lyon and onto the picture postcard village of Fortingall for a welcome refreshment at the Hotel.

Anstruther Pleasure Cruises depart from Anstruther on the east coast almost every day. Pop by on your Scottish tour

7. Anstruther Pleasure Cruises

Getting up close and personal with the thousands of puffins that flock to the Isle of May in the Firth of Forth in the summer months

Explore Tobermory on the Isle of Mull on your private tour of Scotland

8. Explore Tobermory

Guzzling fish and Chips on the pier at Tobermory. You’ll never get fresher.

Soak up the literature at the Wigtown Book Festival in the last week of September, in your own guided tour of Scotland

9. Wigtown Book Festival

Losing all track of time amid the labyrinth of book-lined rooms of the second hand book shops in Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town.

Your very own driver with Drumscot Scottish Tours knows the most idyllic routes for Glen Affric in the north; include it on your tour!

10. A Trip To Glen Affric

Picnicking by the Caledonian Forests of the magnificent Glen Affric (one of the last large areas of these ancient native woodlands which once covered the Highlands) and braving a dip in the peaty pools of the river.

If you are interested in a private tour of Scotland taking in one or more of these delectable Scottish dishes, Drumscot would be delighted to prepare a sample itinerary for your consideration. In the first instance please contact

DRUMSCOT, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9TU, Scotland,

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