Scotland’s beauty is unparalleled.
Never have I walked in such breathtaking scenery that looks almost ethereal.
No wonder J.K. Rowling said Scotland is one of the most hauntingly beautiful places in the world.
There are two airports to choose from.
The international airport of Edinburgh is the biggest,
while just 77 km (48 miles) away from Edinburgh,
Glasgow Airport (GLA) is the second-biggest airport.
I flew into Edinburgh Airport.
The cheapest flight tickets are in the off-season:
November 1 to December 12 and December 26 to March 14.
You’ll find them between Falkirk and Grangemouth, next to the Forth and Clyde Canal, and near River Carron.
The Kelpies are off the M9 in Falkirk, 30 km (19 miles) from Edinburgh and 56 km (35 miles) from Glasgow.
The castle is in a good defensive position because it is perched atop Castle Hill and is bordered by cliffs on three sides.
The National Wallace Monument is a tower standing on the shoulder of Abbey Craig, a hilltop overlooking Stirling in Scotland. It is open to the public to visit for an admission fee.
Address: Abbey Craig, Hillfoots Rd, Stirling FK9 5LF, United Kingdom
Dalhousie Castle Hotel and Aqueous Spa is a fine example of a luxury stay in the stylish country, boutique, and mansion house hotel.
This fabulous 13th-century stronghold is situated on acres of forested parkland by the River Esk in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian (12 km / 8 miles southeast of Edinburgh city center).