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The most beautiful places in Scotland

The best of Scotland

Martin Gregor
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The most beautiful places in Scotland
Inserted: 23.07.2018
Author: Martin Jack Gregor © gigaplaces.com

A selection of the best of Scotland to be achieved in two weeks. For the most part, these are the biggest attractions that Scotland has to offer. You will see beautiful castles and rugged nature with lots of lakes and hills

1.
A tour of Edinburgh

Visit to the capital of Scotland

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| Altitude: 70 m / 230 ft

Edinburgh is a place visited by 13 million tourists a year. Which is the capital of Scotland. The city was… continue reading

2.
Skye

Pearl of Scotland

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| Altitude: 10 m / 33 ft

When many people say Scotland, they think of a man with a kilt and bagpipes, another a region full of castles… continue reading

3.
Glencoe

Glacial valley

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| Altitude: 513 m / 1 683 ft

Glencoe, who wouldn't know. It is considered one of the most beautiful places in Scotland, which was in its… continue reading

4.
Castle Stirling

The second most visited castle in Scotland

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| Altitude: 85 m / 279 ft

It is one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland. He played his part in the war for Scottish… continue reading

5.
Castle Eilean Donan

The most beautiful castle in Scotland

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| Altitude: 1 m / 3 ft

Eilean Donan Castle stands on an island on Loch Duich Lake. The castle is mainly known thanks to the films,… continue reading

6.
Cairngorms National Park

Scotland's largest national park

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The park was primarily based on the untouched area and the forests that are here. You will be pleasantly… continue reading

7.
Ascent over Loch Lomond

Scotland's largest lake and a lake of many songs

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| Altitude: 7 m / 23 ft

When you say Loch Lomond, some think of Scotland's largest lake, others a lake surrounded by hills, an… continue reading

8.
Glen Nevis and Glenfinnan viaduct

Under the giant with a bead

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| Altitude: 251 m / 823 ft

Glen Nevis is located on the far side of Glencoe. In addition to the beautiful valley in which the river… continue reading

9.
Glen Affric

The most beautiful view of the Scottish Highlands

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| Altitude: 248 m / 814 ft

Glen Affric is a place that is considered to be the most beautiful view of the Scottish Highlands. It is… continue reading

10.
Loch Ness

Home of the Loch Ness monster Nessie

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| Altitude: 15 m / 49 ft

There is probably no better known lake in Scotland and maybe in the world. It is a large 34 km, 1.5 km wide… continue reading

11.
Tour of Alnwick Castle

The famous Harry Potter Castle

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| Altitude: 69 m / 226 ft

All castles in Scotland have their charms, but thanks to Harry Potter, this one is something special for many… continue reading

12.
Balmoral

Queen Elizabeth II Summer Residence

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| Altitude: 288 m / 945 ft

Balmoral, a castle associated with the royal family. Yes, it is the summer power of Queen Elizabeth II. The… continue reading

13.
Devil's Gorge

Mystical place full of magic

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| Altitude: 48 m / 157 ft

The Devil's Gorge, about 500 meters long, is located in an inconspicuous valley called Finnich Glen. This is… continue reading

14.
Rossylin Chapel

A place leaning on myths

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| Altitude: 149 m / 489 ft

Everyone had heard of her. About the treasure of the Templars hidden in the crypt of Rosslyn Chapel. This… continue reading

15.
Elgin

Demolished cathedral

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| Altitude: 18 m / 59 ft

60 km east of Inverness is the demolished cathedral in Elgin. It is one of the most famous in Scotland. The… continue reading

16.
Glamis

The place of the mother of Queen Elizabeth II.

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| Altitude: 59 m / 194 ft

Glamis original hunting lodge from the 11th century. For the next century it underwent a change following the… continue reading

17.
Scotch whiskey

Where the best whiskey is born

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| Altitude: 198 m / 650 ft

Whiskey is an integral part of Scotland. Its origins date back to the 15th century, where it was cooked in… continue reading

18.
Dunnottar Castle

An impregnable castle on a cliff

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| Altitude: 15 m / 49 ft

Dunnottar Castle (or rather its ruins) is located in the eastern part of Scotland near the town of Stonehaven… continue reading

19.
Drum Castle

Tower house

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| Altitude: 103 m / 338 ft

Drum Castle is a castle that attracts with its huge tower. The original castle was built as a tower house… continue reading

20.
Forth Rail Bridge

Scottish Golden Bridge

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

A bridge that is as famous as the Glenfinnan Railway Bridge. It is a destination for many tourists. This… continue reading

21.
St. Andrews

Demolished cathedral

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| Altitude: 18 m / 59 ft

The cathedral was built between 1122 and 1159. At the time, it was the largest building in Scotland. During… continue reading

22.
Wallace Monument

William Wallace Memorial

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| Altitude: 90 m / 295 ft

Wallace Monument is located in Stirling. Which was built in memory of the liberator of Scotland and the… continue reading

23.
Urquhart Castle

Bloody castle

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| Altitude: 23 m / 75 ft

A castle which is based on its bloody history. He played many roles in the battles for the independence of… continue reading

24.
Tour of Buchanan Castle

Spooky castle

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| Altitude: 39 m / 128 ft

The castle that many hear about for the first time is located in Scotland near the village of Drymen. Its… continue reading

25.
St. Andrews Castle

Picturesque ruins on the coast

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| Altitude: 17 m / 56 ft

Castle in St. Andrews is another place where a tourist visits the cathedral. It is a beautiful picturesque… continue reading

26.
The Old Bridge of Livet

The forgotten bridge

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| Altitude: 217 m / 712 ft

It is located near Glenlivet Distillery. It was probably built in the 17th century. After the floods of 1829,… continue reading

27.
Corgarff Castle

Castle with a star wall

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| Altitude: 428 m / 1 404 ft

The castle dates back to the 16th century and is set in the stunning scenery of a national park. Until 1831… continue reading

28.
Gairnshiel bridge

Historic military bridge

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| Altitude: 332 m / 1 089 ft

The bridge was built in 1751. The bridge served mainly soldiers. Today, a classic road leads through it,… continue reading

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