Just think. A few days away without the constant fear of over-spending. A far-fetched dream you might be thinking? Not in Scotland. Here, you'll be surprised at how much you can squeeze into your holiday without completely emptying your pockets.

First off, Scotland's breathtaking scenery comes without a price tag. Journey through the stunning landscapes and along the coast, and stumble upon romantic castles and dramatic ruins which will take your breath away.

Or explore inside brilliant museums and galleries, visit unique distilleries and discover beautiful gardens. We've got plenty of reasonably priced accommodation too, from friendly hostels to budget hotels and campsites with excellent facilities.

Enjoy a break without breaking the bank.

Free events

Enjoy a slice of Scottish culture for free! Here are just a few events you can attend which won't cost a penny.

  • Stonehaven Fireballs
    Turn the heat up and celebrate the coming of the New Year at this fiery street celebration in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire.
  • Free Fringe
    Be part of one of the greatest cultural festivals in the world and see some incredible talents in Edinburgh at free shows in August.
  • Doors Open Day
    Every September get a sneak peek inside buildings not normally open to the public!
  • Nairn Highland Games
    While many Highland games have a small entry fee, Nairn Highland Games is completely free.
  • St Andrew's Day
    Look out for free ticket offers at Historic Scotland attractions, free street entertainment and more around 30 November.
  • Open Studio events
    See the work of crafters and artists in their creative spaces at open studio events.

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