Throughout our 17 years of touring Scotland we have had the privilege to visit these iconic landmarks as well as partake in activities which will keep all ages entertained for the duration of your trip.
Scotland has an abundance of options to keep your family entertained no matter what Season you visit.
If you plan your trip to visit Scotland during Summer, there are vast amounts of activities to keep all ages entertained:
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Throughout the month of August, Edinburgh comes together to celebrate arts and culture from around the world. A wide variety of acts will take to the Royal Mile to entertain your family.
Royal Highland Show (Ingliston, Edinburgh)
This 4-day event taking place every June is one of Europe’s largest celebrations of farming, food as well as an opportunity to further appreciate rural life.
If you are travelling to Scotland during June, you will have the opportunity to watch the British Superbike Championship at Knockhill. This event attracts competitors from around the globe to Knockhill for a full weekend of adrenaline.
Truckfest (Ingliston, Edinburgh)
Also in June is Truckfest which allows truck enthusiasts to participate in a 2-day event which highlights the best in the road haulage industry as well as providing entertainment for the whole family.
If you wish to visit Scotland throughout Winter, there is still a wide variety of activities to keep you occupied:
Through September and October Faskally Woods situated in Perthshire are transformed into an award-winning sound and light event.
If you plan to visit Scotland between November and January you will be spoiled for choice in Edinburgh with their extensive Winter Wonderland, including the famous German Market.
Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Party
Scotland is famously known for its impressive and unique Hogmanay Parties as there is no other country that brings in the New Year quite like Scotland. Bringing in the bells with street parties and ceilidhs attract audiences from around the globe, it certainly is not an experience to be missed.
Up Helly Aa
If visiting Scotland and interested in seeing some of Scotland’s islands, Shetland has an impressive annual fire festival on the last Tuesday of January.
Open all year round- regardless of the weather
Live life on the adventurous side through Go Ape, experience the two largest zip wires in Britain during the course in Aberfoyle.
The Falkirk Wheel
The Falkirk Wheel is famously known due to being the only rotating boatlift in the world. Take a unique boat trip onto the Falkirk Wheel to fully experience the state of the art engineering.
Whilst visiting the Falkirk Wheel you can take a detour to this stunning piece of architecture which can also be found in Falkirk. The Kelpies proudly stand over 30m and are an iconic landmark which pays tribute to the importance of horses on Scotland’s economy.
Nevis Range Mountain Gondola, Fort William
The gondola is a highly-acclaimed visitor attraction which is allows sightseers the opportunity to take in the stunning views of Fort William in a unique and exciting way.