Your trip to Scotland might be put on hold for the meantime but that shouldn’t stop you from admiring its true beauty. To make things a bit easier for you, we’ve handpicked 5 of our favourite images to help you discover awe-inspiring landscapes, attractions, and wildlife, with this list of desktop worthy pictures of Scotland – taken from all over the country. To download an image, simply hit the ‘view’ button and if you like what you see, right click to ‘save image as’.
As of 5 January 2021, the majority of Scotland is under a temporary lockdown, though some island communities are under level 3 restrictions. Everyone is being asked to stay at home except for essential purposes throughout January. Check the Covid-19 restrictions for the most up to date information.
Start your day like a royal with this breathtaking view of Edinburgh Castle. Wherever you live and whatever you do, experience the glamour of this gem in the heart of Scotland’s capital.
Ring of Brodgar
You won’t need a plane ticket or a time machine anymore. This Stone Age marvel, which was made in a time before iron or even bronze tools, can now be enjoyed on a computer.
Everyone familiar with Celtic mythology will know the awe-inspiring sight of the Kelpies leaping out from the water. Bring this modern Scottish wonder home by clicking the link below.
Nothing will lift you up more than the sight of Scotland’s incredibly cute wildlife, like this ingénue of a red deer. You can also see Scottish wildlife on your screen in real time with our wildlife webcams.
Fans of Harry Potter will be very familiar with the Glenfinnan Viaduct having appeared in many of the films. Experience the magic at home as you marvel at the view of Loch Shiel from your desktop.
We hope that these images have brought a piece of Scotland to you from the comforts of your very own home wherever you are in the world. Need more inspiration to help plan your future trip? Check out these beautiful break ideas, spend hours scrolling through pictures of Scotland from our fave Instagram accounts or find out what hidden gems Scotland has to offer.