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Places to Visit in Scotland

Whether it is the famous poem “Lord Ullin’s Daughter” by Thomas Campbell set in the backdrop of the Highlands and the Lochgyle River, or William McGonagall’s description of the “Loch Katrine”, Scotland has served as an inspiration for some of the best literary works. The country is also famous for being the birthplace of mighty rulers and knights, including King Robert Bruce and Sir William Wallace. Being a country blessed with the rich historical and geographical heritage, Scotland welcomes the tourists to its numerous interesting destinations, such as the Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness, Ben Nevis, Stirling Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Loch Lomond, Arthur’s Seat, Skara Brae, etc. Scotland is home to two famous churches, viz. St Giles’ Cathedral, and Church of Scotland. The automobile lovers must visit the Riverside Museum and enjoy a tour of the ship Glenlee. Scotland’s largest city – Glasgow will host the Commonwealth Games 2014.