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Browse through fascinating museums and art galleries, like the world-renowned Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the iconic Riverside Museum. Stroll through beautiful green parks or tantalise the taste buds in a dazzling array of restaurants.
Indulge in all manner of retail therapy — the city is consistently voted top for shopping in the UK outside London. Internationally known for the friendliness of its welcome, Glasgow has also been named by Lonely Planet as one of the world’s top ten must-see cities, and was listed in the New York Times top places to visit.
Sitting on the doorstep of some of the world's most breathtaking scenery and with great transport links to the rest of the country, Glasgow is an ideal location to sample the sights and sounds of Scotland. Recently named as one of the top 3 countries to visit in 2014 by Lonely Planet, there has never been a better time to experience Scotland.
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Last year Scotland came third in Lonely Planet’s top 10 countries the phrase “there is something for everyone” applies.
Scotland is a small country which offers an incredible amount of diversity across its landscapes, cities, activities, events and food and drink – there is so much to try, see and do.
It’s a country which is steeped in culture and heritage, past and present. From its historical figures, Nobel Prize winners, actors and literary geniuses (think J.K Rowling and Conan Doyle), this is a place which has inspired and continues to do so for locals and visitors alike as well as providing the perfect backdrop for many films.
Scotland’s scenery is world-renowned and is home to wild rugged landscape, rolling hills, glens, lochs and idyllic islands. The landscape lends itself perfectly to a range of outdoor activities from hill-walking in Cairngorms National Park to mountain biking in Galloway Forest Park and adrenalin filled pursuits in Aberfeldy; not least forgetting that Scotland is the Home of Golf.
From active and historic to castle and whisky tours, experience your favourite side of Scotland. Alternatively there are plenty of fabulous city breaks in one of Scotland’s cities for you to also enjoy. Choose from a fantastic array of museums, galleries and attractions, and indulge in excellent shopping and fine dining. There are so many foodie options to choose from; Michelin-star restaurants, traditional and gastro pubs, cuisines from all over the world. 2015 is The Year of Food and Drink, which will put Scotland’s natural and local produce firmly in the spotlight.
There are many brilliant moments waiting for you – plan your trip now or download the VisitScotland Explore App