7 Incredible Trips You Could Take This Weekend

We know that when it comes to planning a trip, time and distance are two pretty important factors to consider. Whether you're looking for a weekend trip away to indulge your passions or are keen to explore new parts of the country, it's important to know you'll have plenty of time to do the things you enjoy, and that the traveling is straightforward and minimal.

Check out these suggestions for great places which are ideal for a mid-week or weekend break - all are reachable in under three hours travel time from either Glasgow or Edinburgh, Scotland's two major cities. Get planning your short trip today!

The Mull of Galloway, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway

© VisitScotland / Visit South West Scotland / Damian Shields

West Coast Island Hopping

Fort William

Adventures in the Outdoor Capital of the UK

St Ninians Isle, Shetland Islands

© VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins

Island Escape with the Kids

St Andrews Cathedral

East Coast Explorations

Stirling Castle

© VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

Unearthing Scotland's History in Stirling

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway

Uncovering a literary icon in South West Scotland

Dawyck Botanic Garden

Revitalising Break at a Destination Spa

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