Why Visit Scotland ?
Scotland has something for everyone. It might be a small country but it is full of character and all visitors fall in love with this incredible county. Travel to Scotland with Spirit Journeys Worldwide and immerse yourself in the Spirit of Scotland. Whether is a private tour, escorted tour, one of our special tours or even a self drive tour, Spirit Journeys are here to make sure your trip will take you to see the best of Scotland. Please see some of our different tour options below.
If you wish to soak up Scotland’s history, there’s no better place to do so than in Skara Brae, in the Orkney Islands. They are older than the Pyramids of Giza and also Stonehenge. Culloden Battlefield, where the last ever pitched battle to be fought on British soil and the Highlands of Scotland were changed forever. Also the many standing stones scattered around the country. Ring of Brodgar, Clava, Callanish Standing Stones, Kilmartin Glen, all there to to tell us about our past history. There are many such examples all over the country.
Then there’s numerous examples of Scottish medieval architecture in the form of stunning castles, like Eilean Donan Castle in the Scottish Highlands. Glamis Castle, a baronial castle, which was the childhood home of the Queen mum. These are just two of our many Scottish Castles where you can enjoy a castle tour.
Book one of our history tours and learn all about the history of Scotland with our expect and extremely knowledgeable specialist history tour guides.
What about scenery? Well, you’re in for a treat when you come here. The scenery here, is quite simply, breath taking. From the mountains – Cairngorms National Park, the largest National Park in the UK situated in the Scottish Highlands or visit the Trossachs National Park, known as the “Scottish Highlands in minature” – to the famous lochs, the most famous Loch been Loch Ness also known to the locals as “Nessie” and if you are lucky the Loch Ness Monster might make a special sighting, but regardless we guarantee you Scotland’s scenery will not disappoint.
What about our famous spirit, Whisky or ‘uisge beatha’ which means water of life in Gaelic. With over 120 whisky distilleries, we can create an exceptional whisky tour, tailored to suit your pallet. There are five whisky regions in Scotland – Speyside Whisky which includes Glenlivet, Glenfiddich and Aberlour plus many more. Highland Whisky – Tomatin, Glenmorangie, Dalmore are a few on the famous Highland Single Malt whiskies. Lowland Whisky – Auchentoshan, Glenkinchie are a few of the lowland whiskies. Also to mention Glencoyne which is distilled in the Highlands but matured in the lowlands. Islay has nine distilleries on this small island – Bowmore, Ardbeg, Lagavulin are just 3 of this Islands famous malt. And finally Campbeltown, Scotland’s smallest whisky producing region. The area once had over 30 working distilleries but now down to 3, Springbank, Glen Scotia and Kilkerran.
Also do not forget Scotland the birthplace of Golf. With the many top Golf courses, 587 courses to be exact, again we can create your perfect Golf Trips. Some of Scotland top courses are Royal Dornoch, the old course at St Andrews, Carnoustie and Turnberry. Why not combine your golf trip with some Whisky tasting, throw in a little bit of culture and some Scottish Music and you have the perfect combination for a trip to remember.
There is so much to do in Scotland just let us know your dream trip to Scotland and leave the experts to create an custom tour where you will fall in love with our wonderful country, have an amazing time and return time and time again.
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