Now a days people are crazy about travelling. They love to explore new new places and want to make lots of memories. This article is about the famous places of Scotland which you can explore in a week.
List of some famous places of Scotland
1. The West Highland Train
The West Highland Train connects Glasgow to the outside capital of Scotland, Fort William. And it is deemed as one of the most picturesque train journeys in the world.
2. Fingal’s Cave
Fingal’s Cave is one of the most fascinating places you can find in Scotland. What is so unique about this cave is that the hexagonal columns of basalt were made by an ancient volcano flow, as it is located on Isle of Staffa, which is an uninhabited volcanic island. Cruises and boats can take you there but not inside and you will need to walk along the rocks.
3. Ring of Brodgar
The Ring of Brodgar was also called Temple of the Sun and it is thought to have been used for ancient rituals and ceremonies. Right now, the ring is not open for visitors but you can definitely explore the valley and observe this ring from a distance.
4. Mull of Galloway
The Mull of Galloway, another beautiful landscape, provides you with a bird’s eye view of the coastline of Scotland. After climbing more than a hundred steps of the lighthouse, the scenery which awaits you is absolutely worth it.
5. Fairy Pools
By far the most underrated places to visit in Scotland, Fairy Pools are found at the foot of Black Cuillins and should be a must on your places to visit in Scotland. The people who visit this place refer to swimming in it as ‘wild swimming’ as the water is crystal blue and freezing cold, even in the summer
6. Corryvreckan Whirlpool
Correyvreckan Whirlpool is the largest whirlpool on the earth and a very dangerous place to go to in the British Isles.
Why you should visit it? The tour operators in the area provide daily boat trips around the whirlpool and the Gulf of Correyvreckan. It is something you can only find in Scotland!
7. Rosslyn Chapel
All those who have read the Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown, this is the shrine you should definitely visit. As legends of the Knights Templar go, underneath the church is a stone crypt that contains the treasure of the Knights and has the Holy Grail.
8. Luskentyre Beach
The beautiful Luskentyre Beach can be found in the Isle of Harris. It’s beautiful sandy shore, clear blue water truly do provide a spectacular view of the ocean and is a must visit for anyone who goes to Scotland.