Friends enjoying a night out in Ashton Lane in the West End of Glasgow

Scotland's 8 cities

Get to know the cities in Scotland. From our biggest city Glasgow to our newest city, Dunfermline, our Scottish cities have castles and museums, are easily walkable, and filled with quirky shops and amazing places to eat! Find the best cities to visit in Scotland for your next trip.

Facts about cities in Scotland


“I love how Dundee blends vibrant culture with a hometown feel. It's Scotland's sunniest city, perfect for exploring its walkable streets.” Dennis, VisitScotland

The National Gallery


"Even though I am far from my home country, the warmth of the city's people makes it feel like a home away from home." Jay, VisitScotland


“There’s a unique charm about Glasgow that I love, from the buzz of music as you walk down Buchanan Street, to the warm welcome from those you meet.” Fiona, VisitScotland

Aberdeen beach



River Tay Public Art Trail



Dunfermline Abbey

© Fife Council / Damian Shields


“Dunfermline is such an unassuming city. It’s very small and that’s the charm, but then it also has the wow factor of the abbey.” Lauren, VisitScotland

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