Hadrian’s Wall was started in 122AD in the time of the Emperor Hadrian. It is 73 miles long, built of stone and stretches from coast to coast. There are Roman forts, latrines, bath houses and milecastles to visit, plus museums.
Do you know the song ‘On the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond’? Come and see Loch Lomond and hear the story behind the song. You can take a boat trip on the loch.
Robert Burns is the most famous Scottish poet and his birthday is celebrated worldwide on 25 January, when people eat haggis with a dram of whisky. Visit Alloway and see the small thatched cottage where Robert Burns was born in 1759.
Spend the day exploring the Trossach hills, the meeting place of the Lowlands and the Highlands. The area has inspired numerous writers, including Sir Walter Scott and it is the setting for some of his novels.
An 8 hour tour of Glasgow shows how it has moved on from being an industrial city and port astride the River Clyde. It has developed its waterfront with new performance arenas and museums.
A 4 hour tour gives you an overview of the bustling city of Glasgow, which has moved on from its days of heavy industry and has redeveloped its waterside by the River Clyde. It is Scotland’s cultural capital.
A day tour from Edinburgh to visit Abbotsford, Sir Walter Scott’s home from 1811. It contains many mementoes of this famous Scottish author. The house sits beside the River Tweed, famous for its salmon fishing.
An 8 hour tour allows you to explore more of Scotland’s capital city. The medieval part of the city runs from Edinburgh Castle, on top of Castle Rock, down to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, which is Her Majesty the Queen’s official residence in Edinburgh.
Explore the East Lothian coast visiting towns like North Berwick and Haddington, where King Alexander II was born in 1198. There are many golf courses in the area including the well-known Muirfield.