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There are plenty of fabulous city breaks in Scotland for you to enjoy. Choose from a fantastic array of museums, galleries and attractions, and indulge in excellent shopping and fine dining.

  • One of the historic buildings of the University of Aberdeen
    University of Aberdeen
  • Dundee Science Centre in autumn, city centre
    Dundee Science Centre, city centre
  • A view of Inverness Castle from across the River Ness at night, Inverness city centre
    Inverness Castle across the River Ness, Inverness city centre
  • An illuminated Perth Concert Hall at night, Perth
    Perth Concert Hall, Perth
  • Looking through the trees to the National Wallace Monument, Stirling
    The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Looking over Aberdeen, Scotland's Granite City


Discover the Granite City's great variety of accommodation, events and dining.

The RRS Discovery, Discovery Point


The whole family will enjoy a fun city break to Dundee.

A couple gaze out over Edinburgh from Calton Hill


Book your break to Edinburgh, Scotland's legendary capital city.

Shoppers on Buchanan Street


Choose from great events, dining, world-class culture and fantastic shopping.

The view towards the Grieg Street suspension footbridge over the River Ness in the Highlands


Book an exciting city break to Scotland's 'Highland capital'.

Stirling Castle sitting high on a ridge overlooking open countryside below


Book your city break to Stirling, once the ancient capital of Scotland.

The city of Perth and the River Tay in Perthshire


Perth is home to great accommodation, events, attractions and food and drink. Book a city break to Scotland's newest city.

Plan your city break


Scotland’s diverse dance scene is buzzing with everything from Highland dance to hip hop and ballet.


Theatre in Scotland is booming and wherever you are in the country, you’re never far from a theatrical production.


Whatever your style and interest, Scotland offers a fantastic shopping experience, from food and drink to fashion and crafts.

Food and drink

Discover all about Scottish food and drink, from local produce to Michelin-star restaurants, farmers' markets and cosy cafes.

Family days out

Scotland is a great choice for a family holiday. Check out free attractions, family memberships, passes and discount offers.


Scotland’s compact nature lends itself to touring by car, boat and train as well as on guided bus tours, whisky tours and more.