Not to miss when in Scotland
Scotland is full of ancient sites from its fascinating history. Here are just a few things not to miss out on: • Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh is one of four hill forts, dating back about 2,000 years. Apart from its rich cultural heritage, the park offers walks, wildlife, volcanic geology, and stunning views of the city from its many vantage points. • The National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh allows visitors to explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, science and technology, art, and Scottish history. • As well as being an incredible example of Renaissance architecture, Stirling Castle has a fascinating history. Visitors can look out from its high stone walls to the battlefields of Stirling Bridge where great medieval armies clashed to decide the fate of nations, and the castle was home to generations of Scottish monarchs, including Mary Queen of Scots. •Culloden battlefield marks the site of the historic 1746 battle between the Duke of Cumberland and Prince Charles.