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824 fun things to do in Scotland

There is so much to do in Scotland, it’s not surprising it is a top travel destination. If you’re looking for outdoor adventure, watersports or test your skills on some fantastic mountain bike trails, Scotland has it all. For a more leisurely approach, there are spectacular castles to visit, creative workshops to inspire and more leisurely pursuits to explore.

Things to do in Scotland

Seeing a golden eagle for the first time is an exceptional experience, but one that is difficult without the help of an experienced wildlife expert who knows the area intimately. David Lambie runs wildlife tours from the comfort of a specially converted …

Clearwater paddling offers an amazing adventure of guided sea kayaking tours in the most beautiful places at a first-class standard. These archipelagos are home to a wide range of history, like golden eagles, otters, seals, dolphins and basking sharks. You are bound …

Looking to go windsurfing in Dumfries? Head on down to the Galloway Activity Centre located at loch ken, so forget the days of super narrow windsurfing boards and select from a range of beginner boards, the reliable South Westerlies will have you …

Want to experience the magic Scottish lochs have to offer? Loch Ken, located in the Dumfries, is the perfect location to experience the power of the Scottish wind in an exhilarating way. Offering various packages, from taster sessions for beginners to windsurfing …

Windsurfing on the Isle of Tiree should be added to everyone’s Stack! The island is the perfect location for novice and experienced windsurfers, and the white sand beaches are some of the best in the World. Tiree is home to the annual …

Wine Unearthed tasting experiences are the perfect day out for any wine lover, what is better than relaxing with numerous high-quality glasses of wine whilst getting all the knowledge of where it comes from and where it gets its unique taste from. …

Love Harry Potter and tea? Look no further for exciting activities that pair your interests together! In Edinburgh, you can experience a tea brewing experience that will make you feel like you’re a student at Hogwarts! Come together with friends, and mix …

Hidden on the outskirts of Edinburgh lies a magical treat for the whole family! Located in the famously beautiful Hopetoun House estate is a woodland walk like you’ve never seen! Embark on a magically light journey through the winding circular trail of …

Are you looking for a new location to enjoy the wonderful game of Golf? The Woodlands Golf Course is the perfect course for you! This course is an award-winning 9 hole course located near Glencoe in The Highlands. Welcoming all and offering …

Make your day out the most memorable it can be, with a massive range of fun-filled indoor activities at Xsite! Located in Braehead Shopping Centre, this attraction offers a compilation of action-packed indoor activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy. Xsite …

Yellowcraig is a stunning sandy beach that to get to you walk through this incredible woodland area which dosen’t take too long to get through but it’s also so scenic that you won’t want to miss it. Once you get to the …

If you are looking for an exhilarating family or group adventure zipping through the air over ancient Caledonian forests, waterfalls, and the beauty of Cairngorm National Park; then head over to Zip Trek Park on the Alvie Estate near Aviemore! They have …

Down at Foxlake Adventure Park in Dunbar, you can tackle their zip trail, a thrilling dual zip line course where you’ll fly from tree to tree, and blast down big zips thirty feet in the air! There are a total of three …

Is learning about the animal kingdom on your bucket list? Or perhaps seeing some ancient fossils? Then head along to the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum at the University of Dundee! Located in the Carnelley Building, this quaint and unique museum is full …