Skiing is only one rewarding winter sport of its outdoors with Cairngorm resort at Scotland's Northern end being the trendiest place right now. However, more areas are being developed. The capital Edinburgh has a population of Million 1.330.480. Obviously, it has many fans for snowboarding, curling or winter mountain hiking. After all it's so much closer to home than the Alps. However, there is nothing to keep back tourists from other countries.
Every European region has something special that's worth while exploring.
Scotland travel guide for surprising beaches
Who would have thought that there are seashores in Scotland that may rival Portugal Greece, Corsica and even New Zealand with stunning ocean scenery of much more than just dramatic nature. There is everything from shores with snow white sand in secluded bays as well as pebble beaches by turquoise waters. Many a cove gives you unexpected privacy for honeymoons or romantic trips.
The better known attractions
Those are of course the lakes with the Monster of Loch Ness, the breath taking rugged peaks and the quaint villages. Green meadows delight in Summer and in Spring when dainty flowers greet you. There, sheep are kept to deliver the wool for captivating kilts. Castles are open for visitors that don't only remind Queen Mary, Francis and a turbulent past. Country Inns have home made delicious stews for you on the fire.
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The Kingdom of Fife
The Kingdom of Fife enchants all your senses
and is a travel destination where several famous people have come from. I, of course, don't have to tell you about the charm of
Scottish landscapes, hospitality, culture and many other assets. If you were not to know, please, go find out all about it.
Welcome to Oban, Argyll, Scotland Awe inspiring beauty of the Highlands awaits you. Discover what's on offer, where to go, what to see. Written by a local with a few places you won't see in the glossy brochures thrown in for good measure. If you're coming to Scotland, you must come here! A warm welcome awaits you .....
Welcome to our Perthshire Travel Guide Discover Perthshire and the Trossachs. Experience the breathtaking lochs and mountains, and the tranquility of the glens. A warm welcome awaits you, with good food, outstanding accommodation to suit all tastes. Written by a local who shows you places you won't see in the glossy brochures thrown in for good measure. If you're coming to Scotland, you must come here!
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