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Scotland is home to a great creative talent from poets to sculptors, writers to singers. Use these itineraries to discover the creative side of Scotland with sculptures, galleries, attractions and much more.

  • This Journey's End sculpture by Andy Scott
    This Journey's End sculpture by Andy Scott
  • A wildlife enthusiast captures some shots of the Montrose Basin in Angus with his camera
    Enjoy fantastic wildlife watching above the Montrose Basin in Angus
  • Looking over yellow flowers to the settlement of Voe at the head of Ronas Voe, Mainland, Shetland
    Looking over yellow flowers to Voe and Olna Firth, Shetland
  • Looking towards the House and gardens of Abbotsford, Melrose
    Abbotsford House, Melrose
  • The Aberdeenshire coast with Dunnottar Castle in the distance
    Dunnottar Castle
This Journey's End sculpture by Andy Scott

Andy Scott Sculpture Trail

The Andy Scott Sculpture Trail is an unprecedented concentration of works by international sculptor Andy Scott.

A child playing at the Unst Boat Haven on Unst, Shetland

Shetland culture

Follow this detailed itinerary to uncover the incredible range of cultural attractions in Shetland.

Burns storytelling festival at the Brig o' Doon

Literary Scotland

Follow this itinerary and discover the Scottish landscapes, history and culture which have inspired literature for generations.

The Jacobite steam train passing over the Glenfinnan Viaduct at the head of Loch Shiel, Lochaber

Scotland in film

More than just a backdrop, Scotland has added its own particular ambience to a wide variety of films.

Looking across the Devorgilla Bridge over the River Nith in the town of Dumfries

Dumfries Art Trail

Find 11 arts venues near the town centre where you can browse artwork, pick up locally made gifts, or take part in a workshop.

Statue of poet Robert Fergusson, outside the Canongate Church in Edinburgh

Literary Edinburgh

Discover the locations that inspired some of Scotland's greatest works of literature with this walking itinerary.


Montrose Sculpture Trail

With a substantial and growing number of historic and contemporary works of art, Montrose offers a nice collection of works of the highest caliber.

Sweetheart Abbey, New Abbey

Romantic itinerary

Follow this romantic itinerary of Dumfries & Galloway and discover the sweet side of the region’s history. Visit a selection of romantic landmarks and monuments on this romance trail.