Scotland's Landscapes, Scenery & Nature Spots
Towering mountains, glittering lochs, dense woodlands and miles upon miles of golden beaches - Scotland's landscapes and natural scenery really will take your breath away.
Tour the rolling hills and lush farmland of the Lowlands, or drive through deep glens surrounded by mountains in the Highlands. Uncover magnificent coastal features in the west, and explore the atmospheric, royal settings of the east.
Head to one of our Dark Sky Parks or spots where you can marvel at the sparkling night sky, dip your toes into our crisp sea water, wander around one of the many glistening fresh-water lochs, or venture out into the wilderness to see if you can catch the Northern Lights dancing in the sky.
Explore Scotland's nature and scenery.
Scotland's hills & mountains
Find a Munro suitable for beginners, or tackle one of the lower Corbetts or Grahams. Get to know Scotland's incredible hills.
Scottish Hills, Tallest Mountains & Highest Peaks
From rugged mountain peaks to luscious rolling hills, Scotland is famous for its dramatically beautiful landscapes.
9 Alternative Must-Climb Hills To Ben Nevis In Scotland
Try one of these alternative must-climb hills to Ben Nevis in Scotland.
Scottish Munros - Hill & Munro Bagging
How tall are Munros? How do you go about climbing one? It's time to find out about Scotland's Munro mountains and the sport of Munro-bagging!
Our country is shaped by the sea, rivers, lochs and canals. It might be beautiful scenery, but it needs to be explored safely.
11 of the best beaches in Scotland
Miles of sandy beaches create a golden ribbon around Scotland's coastline. Find one near you.
Scottish Coastal Breaks & Holidays
Discover the possibilities of a Scottish coastal break and explore our beaches, magical islands and rich coastline.
Canals in Scotland
Shake up your holiday plans this year and opt for an unforgettable canal boat holiday.
Beautiful lochs in Scotland - how many do you recognise?
Scottish lochs and smaller lochans, often known as 'lakes' in other countries, are a sparkling feature of the landscape
8 of the Most Stunning Rivers in Scotland
Explore some of Scotland's most ravishing rivers and experiences you can enjoy near them.
9 of Scotland's most remote caves, lochs & beaches
Here's our list of our favourite remote wonders and where to find them.
Dedicated natural areas
Explore Scotland's National Parks, National Nature Reserves, UNESCO Geoparks, Biospheres and more.
The night sky
Experience the huge variety of magnificent natural wonders that Mother Nature filled Scotland with.
Nature's most dramatic winter light display. Discover more about this otherworldly natural phenomenon.
Dark Sky Parks & Stargazing in Scotland
There are few things as amazing as staring up at a clear night sky.
Scotland's forests & woodlands
Immerse yourself in the scents, sounds and sights of an incredible forest and feel your worries float away.
Look out for everything from the elusive pine marten making its home in the many ancient forests, to the colour-changing ptarmigan adapting to the arctic conditions of the Cairngorms. There's plenty of back-to-nature experiences to be had across Scotland, so what are you waiting for?
How to best enjoy Scotland's landscapes
Really take your time to explore Scotland's scenery. Enjoy a digital detox or schedule yourself some wellness time alone on a beach. Travel slowly and make the most of your time here.
Walking is a great way to take your time and soak up the stunning scenery around you.
15 Relaxing Wellness Walks in Scotland
Scotland is a walker's dream. Enjoy the best forest, mountain and coastal trails for free.
12 Stunning Scottish Walks
Check out our list of 12 spellbinding Scottish walks, all with breathtaking natural features to see along the way.
12 peaceful waterfall walks in Scotland
We’ve pulled together a list of some of the best quiet waterfall walks in Scotland to enjoy.
13 stunning pub walks in Scotland
These 13 pub walks suggest great walking routes in Scotland, plus a local pub or restaurant to relax in nearby.
15 Spectacular Coastal Walks in Scotland
Fasten up your walking boots and have your camera at the ready as you take on Scotland's spectacular coastal walks.
Walks to Enjoy from Scotland's Cities
Get some fresh air and enjoy a selection of walks from Scotland's cities.
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