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Scotland: A Travel Guide: Home

Where to go and what to do in Scotland

Start Your Travel Plans Here

Welcome! This guide is a great starting point in the planning process for independent travelers thinking about visiting Scotland. Do you know you want to go to Scotland, but you don’t know where you should visit or what you should do? Explore this guide to get started now!

Who Should Use This Guide?

This guide is intended for adults who are planning travels to Scotland but don’t know what there is to see or how they should go about planning out their trip. If you want to go to Scotland and plan your trip yourself, this guide is a great place to start. While this guide offers many resources for researching locations and activities, this guide is not in itself an itinerary, nor does it explicitly offer advice on where to stay or eat. It is meant solely as a starting point for users to get ideas and learn about the various places they can go.

What's Included In This Guide?

Included in this guide you will find:

  • Information on how to get around
  • Popular cities and attractions
  • An introduction to Scotch Whisky
  • Where to go for the Outlander fan
  • And much more!

Visit Scotland. (2018, December 1). Scotland. [Video]. Youtube.

Suibhne. (2016, October 25). The animated history of Scotland [Video]. Youtube. 

About Your Librarian

My name is Abby, and I’m a graduate student at Simmons University. Edinburgh, Scotland is my favorite city in the world, and Scotland as a whole is in my top two favorite countries (the other being Greece) to explore. I have spent time in Scotland during every season, alone and with friends, for weeks to months at a time over the last ten years. There is a lot to see, and the planning can be daunting. I hope this guide helps to make things easier as you plan your journey and gets you excited about your trip. Enjoy!