Perhaps the most iconic of Scotland’s regions, The Highlands is often the first place that comes to mind when visitors think of Scotland. From snow-topped mountain peaks to miles of beautiful lochs, explore the magical surroundings of the Highlands on your next trip to Scotland.
Explore The Highlands
It’s a vast area, so there’s lots to explore. From the shores of Loch Ness, to Scotland’s most northerly point, there’s certainly plenty to see and do on your trip.
The North West Highlands are where you can find Scotland’s first Geopark, recognised by UNESCO as one of the most outstanding landscapes on the planet. Home to some of the oldest rocks in the world, these stunning mountainous landscapes, clean sandy beaches and ancient settlements make it the perfect place to escape the everyday.
For those who enjoy walking, fishing and bird watching, the Highlands is an ideal destination for a break. From puffins and cormorants to rare sitings of sea eagles and ospreys, you might be lucky enough to spy some of Scotland’s fantastic wildlife on your trip.
There’s plenty of tradition steeped in the Scottish Highlands which you can explore on your visit. From traditional music to sports like shinty and Highland games, there’s so much to learn about local history and customs.
There’s a lot to take in, but the North Coast 500 brings together much of the scenery in one epic road trip: 500 miles around the north coast of Scotland. Whisky fans will be thrilled to discover The Malt Whisky Trail, as some of Scotland’s oldest distilleries are to be found in the Highlands whisky producing region.
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