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Plan your trip to Scotland, in the north west of Europe, using our detailed travel advice, practical information and accommodation.

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    Auchrannie Resort on the Isle of Arran
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To Scotland

Plan your journey to Scotland with routes and websites for car, bus, train, plane and ferry travel.

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Practical information

Find information on travelling covering passports, visas and customs, reclaiming tax, travelling with pets and more.

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Things to see and do in Scotland

Plan a holiday in Scotland with trips to museums, wildlife parks, castles, whisky distilleries and much more.

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Plan a holiday in Scotland using these itineraries on romance, Royal connections, ancestry and sporting attractions.