Scotland - a Country of Islands

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Scotland, a part of the Uk, is a country of Islands with more than 790 ones, including the Northern Isles and Hebrides. This Island is bordered with North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the southwest. You will be amazed once travelling to this country.


The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh. Scotland has six cities and Glasgow is the largest city with population of around 620,000 people. It has covered with mountain range, national parks and Lochs. Also it is integrated with many historic Islands. Island such as Islay and Isle of Arran are the popular tourist destination.


Travelers from all around the world visits Scotland in summer and winter holidays. Scotland has many villages as well. There are beautiful little villages such as Inverkip. John O'Groats and Langbank. All these have nice beaches. Also these are the wonderful fishing spots in Scotland. It has many world class scenic areas.


Scotland has rich cultural historic buildings. It has rich and strong culture compared to any other region in UK.


It is the wonderful tourist destination for your adventure travel. The Cairngorm Mountains have the high feasibility for Skiing. Nearby area has large complex of hotels and restaurants. It has swimming pool, children's play ground and theatre. The month of November to May is the wonderful skiing season here.


Small villages in Scotland has heritage of furniture, tools and crafts showing day to day life in centuries ago. It is the wonderful museum. Clan Macpherson Museum is a wonderful tourist spot that you should not miss to visit.


There is a bird sanctuary in Craigellachie and the Osprey hide at Loch Garten. You can enjoy the distinct varieties of birds come each year to nest from April to August.


Auld Reekie provides horror experience. It is based in Edinburgh. It is the scariest haunted underground Ghost tours. "Most Haunted live" on Halloween is popular in Edinburgh. Ayr racecourse is popular place in Scotland. It is the apt destination for race lovers.


Burns national heritage park has also attracted diverse amount of travelers. It has the stunning scenery and special connection with the life and works of Robert Burns.


Traveling around the Cairngorm Mountains is an amazing experience. You should be prepared and equipped well to explore this mountain region. The weather condition is very irregular. Within the space of 10 minutes a fine day can change to snow with a chill effect of -30 ° Celsius.


The popular tourist attraction includes Clan Donald Skye, Cairngorms national park, coats observatory, deep sea world, Edinburgh butterfly and insect world, Dungeon, Zoo, Glasgow Cathedral, highland wild life park, landmark forest Adventure Park, Loch Lomond and Trossachs, Theme parks, Macduff Marine AQ, Monuments, Our dynamic earth in Edinburgh, Nevis Range Mountain in Highland, Classic Cruise ship Balmoral in Glasgow city, The royal Yacht in Edinburgh, Scottish sea life sanctuary and seaprobe Atlantis.


Scotland is a wonderful travel destination for your long vacation. You need to spend one or two months to cover these entire tourist destinations.


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This article was published on 2010/08/28