14 Ridiculously Beautiful Places to Visit in Scotland if You Ever Get There

Scotland holds so much beauty and mystery. These 14 underrated locations completely contribute to that. They'll make you want to jump on the next flight and marvel at the historic wonders.

1. Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis is the highest mountain on the British Isles and is a popular destination for climbers.

2. The Northern Lights


This isn't a UFO landing, it's actually the view of the Northern Lights from the Scottish mainland. You can also catch spectacular views in Shetland and Oakley.

3. Mealt Falls

This terrifying, 60-meter-tall waterfall can be found on The Isle of Skye.

4. Glencoe

Glencoe was created by an ancient supervolcano during the Silurian period. Glaciers created it's shape during the last ice age.

5. Logan Botanic Garden


This beautiful garden can be found on the southernmost tip of Scotland in Dumfries & Galloway. It's warmed by the gulf stream and house hundreds of different plants.

6. Puck's Glen

This may look like the Amazon Rainforest but it's actually a glen in west Scotland with gorgeous greenery and wooden bridges to explore.

7. Dunrobin Castle

The castle and grounds were remodeled in the early 1800's by Sir Charles Barry. The castle is located in the Earl of Sutherland in the Scottish Highlands.


8. Scottish Exhibition and Conference Center


The SECC hosts a variety of Commonwealth Games events and is sometimes confused for the Sydney Opera House.

9. Culzean Castle


This is a fortress in South Ayrshire that was used as a castle for the 1973 film Wicker Man.

10. Dunnottar Castle


Dunnottar Castle is a medieval fortress near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire.

11. Leith Shore


The town of Leith merged with Edinburgh in 1920. Now the area is called Edinburgh's Port.

12. Prisoner's Chapel


This is actually called the Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, a small island on Orkney. It was built by Italian prisoners of war during World War II.

13. Luskentyre Peninsula


The Luskentyre Peninsula is found on the west coast of South Harris. It has crystal clear waters and seriously incredible white sand beaches.

14. Ramsay Gardens

This might look like a castle, but it's actually a set of private apartment buildings. A poet and wigmaker named Allan Ramsay built them in 1733.


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