Have you been thinking about going on holidays to Scotland from Dubai ? If that’s the case, there are heaps of places and things that you can see in Scotland like bagpipes, castles, scenery and much more. While in Scotland, you could explore the location by boat or you can go on trails on foot, train rides, even cars. But one thing is for sure that you won’t ever forget this journey.
Let’s look at some must-visit places in Scotland today:
Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile
Edinburgh Castle has been dominating the Edinburgh skyline for more than 8 centuries. The stone towers and walls of the castle have stood strong in their place. It resides on top of black basalt rock, if you are going to visit the castle, you are going to get the best view of the whole city from its borders. The castle also takes you back to its great history and importance to Scotland.
While you are there, you can see the famous Stone of Destiny, famously known as the Stone of Scone. You will also get a chance to see the oldest building in Edinburgh, St. Margaret’s Chapel that was built in 1130.
You can enter the castle by going over a drawbridge that’s situated across the broad Esplanade. This is the exact place where every year in august the Edinburgh Military Tattoo takes place. There are two statues made out of bronze that you can see, these are the legendary heroes, William Wallace and Robert the Bruce, who look like they keep watch over the castle.
Idyllic Loch Lomond is the biggest lake in Britain, that can be found towards the northwest of Glasgow. The location is filled with an abundance of trout, salmon that acts as a lure for anglers; a lot of water sports are carried out in these waters, and there’s plenty of space available for hiking. If you are looking for a day trip, this is the right place.
You can also go on a boat trip towards the lakeside or go on a trek on Ben Lomond that around 3192 feet above the sea level. Once you are on this trip, you can see the amazing Trossachs National Park.
Cruising Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal
When Loch Ness comes to mind, you see a legend of a mythical monster that has been around in the loch for ages. Loch Ness is the largest water body in Scotland and it’s a part of the waterway that connects the east and west coasts of Scotland. You can see the view if you take a cruise that takes you on a trip that takes around six hours from one end to another.
While on this cruise, if you look around, you’ll see some of the most beautiful sceneries that’ll take your breath away. But there’s nothing more beautiful than the loch Ness itself. There you’ll find the romantic ruins located on the Urquhart Castle just above the water. This has been one of the most mythical places since the 12th century that was burned down around 500 years later.
The Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh
The Royal Yacht Britannia situated in Edinburgh has been one of the top-rated places to visit when people go on holidays to Scotland from Dubai. This Royal Yacht has travelled for more than 1,00,000 miles all over the world. You can experience how the life of the royal family was, and the crew and guests were while you go on an exploration of Britannia’s best five main decks.