It's not just our amazing attractions that deserve their time in the spotlight. Some of the top things to do in Scotland are all around you, in our stunning landscapes and nature. And with hundreds of parks, gardens, National Parks, mountains and more to discover, you can visit all the top destinations in Scotland until your heart's content.
Strathclyde Country Park in Motherwell
Immerse yourself in 400 hectares of blissful countryside - the surroundings in the valley of the River Clyde are simply beautiful. Home to many sports events, music festivals and guided walks, Strathclyde Country Park also has outdoor adventure playgrounds, bike hire and watersports activities.
Loch Lomond Shores in Balloch
Those bonnie banks of Loch Lomond have a very special allure, so it's no surprise that hundreds of thousands of people flock to Loch Lomond Shores every year. It's the perfect day trip destination with its offering of family attractions, fun activities and quality shops.
Calderglen Country Park in East Kilbride
Set among a scenic wooded glen by the Rotten Calder River, Calderglen Country Park has lots of gorgeous waterfalls and important geological features. Don't miss the children's zoo and animal experiences, nature trails and gardens.
Duthie Park in Aberdeen
Duthie Park, in the south of Aberdeen city centre, was donated by Lady Elizabeth Crombie Duthie in 1880 in memory of her father and his family, a group of merchants, ship owners and builders. Admire the exotic plants, wander around the boating ponds, and pop into the David Welch Winter Gardens, one of the largest indoor features in Europe.
Drumpellier Country Park in Motherwell
This 500 acre park to the east of Glasgow has a variety of landscapes to explore with moorland, woodlands and grasslands, and featuring two natural lochs. Visit Drumpellier Country Park's outdoor adventure playground or spend a moment of quiet in the peace garden.
*Top 20 attractions complied from the Moffat Centre Visitor Attraction Monitor 2017.