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Welcome to Scotland's Community

This is the place to get the inside track on Scotland. A place for friendly and spirited people to share experiences, pick up tips, ask questions and get insider advice on all the best places to visit in Scotland.

Visiting Scotland

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General Discussion

Anything off-topic, saying hello and otherwise chatting with fellow VisitScotland community members.
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Planning and Practicalities

Need to know what to wear in June? Or what's the best way to get to Shetland? This is the place to get all the information you need to make your trip to Scotland a success.
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Understanding Scotland

From clans to films, music and more, this is where we talk about all that's fascinating about Scottish art, culture, history and society.
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Things to See and Do

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Eating and drinking

Discover the best places to eat, drink and be merry all throughout Scotland, from small towns through to major cities.
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Outdoors and active pursuits

Interested in golf, cycling or skiing? Or perhaps you’re more of a thrill seeker looking for the next challenge? You’ll find lots of outdoor activity ideas here from munro bagging through to beach hopping and castle spotting.
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Events and festivals

Stay up to date with the latest events all throughout Scotland so you won’t miss a thing!
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Arts and Culture

Learn all about the best museum exhibits, live music venues and world heritage sites Scotland has to offer!
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Touring and Road Trips

Get ideas and inspiration for your adventures around Scotland from bus tours to the best driving routes and everything in between.
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Places to stay

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Hotels and B&Bs

Need to find a hotel in Helensburgh or a B&B in Bathgate? This is the place.
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Self-catering Accommodation

Living like a local with privately hired flats and houses around Scotland
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Unusual Sleeps

From castles to treehouses and canal boats, there are plenty of interesting options for where to lay your head in Scotland.
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Camping and Caravanning

Pull up to a pitch and bring your home with you.
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Hostels

From the centre of the city to the most remote parts of Scotland, hosteling is a low cost, fun way of visiting Scotland.
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Exploring Scotland

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Scotland's cities and towns

Find out about Scotland's major cities and large towns.
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Scotland's countryside

From field to mountaintop, find out about visiting Scotland's countryside and villages.
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Scotland's Islands

Find out about visiting Scotland's islands, from the Inner Hebrides to the furthest isle of Shetland.
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Scotland's Beaches

Learn about the best beaches Scotland has to offer!
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