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Scottish Highlands Castles

By Viator, December 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 935 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Famed for their lush greenery, sweeping views, and pristine landscape, the Scottish Highlands certainly live up to their billing. A plethora of picturesque views saturate the landscape, making the ...  Read more

Loch Ness Cruises

By Viator, November 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1098 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The murky waters of Loch Ness have long harbored one of Scotland’s most notorious inhabitants – the mythical Loch Ness monster, a giant sea creature who allegedly hides in the lake, but spotting ...  Read more

3 Days in Edinburgh: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, November 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 607 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In August, the Festival City explodes with arts events and the streets fill with a cosmopolitan melange of visitors high on a heady mix of culture and single malt. Day 1: Old Town and Edinburgh ...  Read more

Halloween Tours

By Viator, October 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 466 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Haunted and historic, Edinburgh is one of the best places on the planet to celebrate Halloween in true spooky style. With a history stretching back hundreds of years, plus its towering tenements, ...  Read more

Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh

By Viator, September 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 289 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Scottish Highlands are one of Europe's last great wilderness areas. Some come for the sweep of desolate, rugged beauty guaranteed to take your breath away. Others enjoy taking in the history of ...  Read more

Top 5 Day Trips from Edinburgh

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1650 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Even if you’ve only got a few days in Edinburgh, the atmospheric Scottish capital makes an ideal base for exploring further afield and with many of the country’s highlights within a short distance, ...  Read more

Multi-Day Tours from Edinburgh

By Viator, July 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

From its undeniably picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Old and New Towns to its cutting edge arts scene, Edinburgh has been inspiring travelers for generations, but there’s plenty more to see outside ...  Read more

Edinburgh Military Tattoo

By Viator, February 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 21 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In a city world-famous for its festivals, there’s some stiff competition for Edinburgh’s most popular event, but each August over 200,000 onlookers gather in the grounds of Edinburgh Castle for the ...  Read more

Taste Original Scottish Whisky

By Viator, December 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 163 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Scots love alcohol. In Edinburgh, their insatiable need for pubs has produced some very nice establishments to visit, including ancient hostelries in the Grassmarket where Scottish folk music ...  Read more

Underground Edinburgh

By Viator, July 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 14 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile might be teeming with carefree shoppers and sightseers during the day, but lurking beneath the streets of the Scottish capital lies an underground realm of hidden vaults ...  Read more

Edinburgh Summer Activities

By Viator, May 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Summer is festival season in Edinburgh and the city becomes a melting pot of visitors from all over the world, but with so many people and so much to do, it’s hard to know where to begin. To get you ...  Read more

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

By Philippa Burne , UK, March 2014

Since 1950, the forecourt of Edinburgh Castle has hosted the annual Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Set up to raise money for charity, the Tattoo began with eight items on the programme; this year ...  Read more

St Andrews, Scotland

By Philippa Burne , UK, October 2012

These days St Andrews might best be known as the place where Prince William met Kate Middleton when they both attended university here. But it was an important Scottish town for many centuries before ...  Read more

Top Places to Eat and Drink in Edinburgh

By Philippa Burne , UK, September 2012

Edinburgh is not all haggis and whisky, there’s a lot more to this city that is full of musicians, writers, students and festival goers. Here are a few of the best: 1) Café Royal Circle Bar (19 ...  Read more

Haunted Edinburgh

By Philippa Burne , UK, September 2012

As soon as you step off the train at Edinburgh’s Waverley station you can feel it: the history – and the haunting. This is a city with stories to tell. Perhaps its the presence of Edinburgh Castle ...  Read more

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