In September, the Scottish natural larder is overflowing, so menus up and down the country have plenty to choose from. This is the ideal season for lamb in Scotland, and after spending all summer grazing in green pastures, have a delicious aromatic flavor. Ethically sourced food is a big draw too, like the scallops Guy Grieve dives for off the Isle of Mull. You'll find this time of year perfect for fresh seafood. Enjoy your meal!
September is packed with events including The Forth Bridges Festival and the Ryder Cup
Look out for red deer and, if you're lucky, perhaps an otter
Discover the best of Scottish produce at farmers' markets and Scotland's Food & Drink fortnight
Why not try an autumn walking trail during your stay?
Our Scotland ambassadors let you in on their favourite places up and down the country.
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