Top Holiday Attractions in Scotland

Top holiday attractions in Scotland

Whether you are looking for something to keep you, your partner or a group of friends entertained our selection of holiday attractions in Scotland will give you some inspiration.

From thrills and spills at theme parks to the peace and relaxation of beautiful gardens there is something for everyone across Scotland. The attraction listings include museums, country houses, castles, cathedrals, farms, zoos and so much more.

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St Andrews Aquarium, St Andrews

Attractions in Fife

Enjoy a sense of discovery and enjoyment at St Andrews aquarium, which welcomes you to the wonderful world of the sea and its inhabitants from shrimps to sharks, octopuses to eels, rays to seals.


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Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, Loch Lomond

Attractions in Stirlingshire

Housed in Drimkinnon Tower the Aquarium houses amazing creatures from perch and pike to tropical sharks. This year, come face to extraordinary face with the centre's newest residents from the Hammerhead shark family. A pair of Bonnethead sharks have joined the tropical sharks in the mighty ocean tank. These amazing and fascinating creatures use their spade-like heads to sweep back and forth on the seabed enabling special sensors to detect potential prey buried under the sand. Location: Loch Lomond (Scotland)


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Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World, Edinburgh

Attractions in Edinburgh

Walk through an indoor tropical rainforest inhabited by thousands of the world's most beautiful butterflies. Also visit the unique Scottish honey-bee zone.


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Callendar House Museum, Falkirk

Attractions in Stirlingshire

Callendar House is an imposing mansion with a 600-year history, where you can go back in time to experience life in the 1820's. There is also extensive parkland with many activities available.


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Highland Safaris, Aberfeldy

Attractions in Perthshire

An exciting way to experience the exhilaration and freedom of this beautiful part of the Highlands. Visitors can bring the great outdoors a little closer by trying out Land Rovers on Ecotours, wildlife-watching trips or an exciting off-road driving experience.


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Discovery Point, Dundee

Attractions in Dundee

Discovery Point is home to Captain Scott's ship, Discovery, which was built in Dundee for his expedition to the Antarctic and the Verdant Works. It has original working machinery and computer and hands-on displays


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Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary Oban, Oban

Attractions in Argyll

This attraction features seal rescue facilities, a superb aquarium daily feeding demonstrations, and much, much more! Meet the new resident North American Otters. Marvel at the playful antics of these endearing animals and find out about the latest conservation efforts to help all otters. The North American Otters were once the most widespread mammal on that continent, but as with other species pollution, habitat loss and road deaths has confined them to a fraction of their original range. Location: Oban (Scotland)


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Drum Castle Garden and Estate, Drumoak

Attractions in Aberdeenshire

A mixture of a 13th Century Tower, a Jacobean mansion house and Victorian additions make this a unique Scottish castle. Set in spectacular grounds with rose garden, woodland trails and a playground for children.


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J M Barrie's Birthplace, Kirriemuir

Attractions in Angus

J M Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan, was born here in 1860, one of a handloom weaver's ten children. See the imaginative exhibition and discover how the outside wash house served as Barrie's first theatre.


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Stirling Castle, Stirling

Attractions in Stirlingshire

Stirling Castle is considered by many to be the grandest of Scotland's castles perching on a rocky outcrop. There is a medieval kitchen display and an exhibition on what life was like in the Royal Palace.


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Attractions with Wheelchair Access

Most UK holiday attractions now offer suitable wheelchair access and you will find on our listings that we have indicated where we believe they are accessible. However you should check prior to departure with the attraction for your specific needs.

Pet/Dog Friendly Attractions

Many of the attractions are dog friendly and so we have indicated where we believe they are pet friendly. Again, please check prior to departure with the attraction to make sure as rules do change.

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