Travel The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland  

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List of top things to do in Scotland. This list ranks the best attractions in Scotland. Scotland is full of history and rich tradition. From famous battlegrounds to beautiful landscapes, Scotland is a great place to visit with plenty of attractions for visitors. Scotland is truly one of Britain's most unique destinations with curiosities and Scottish folklore that match the breathtaking landscapes, stone ruins and massive castles. 

Did you know that the national animal of Scotland is the unicorn? Though you won't be able to get a glimpse of the magical creature, Scotland offers plenty of pride in other Scottish traditions. If you're feeling adventurous, the national dish of Scotland is a plate of haggis. Robert Burns wrote a poem all about the the savory-style pudding that is often served with "neep and tatties" or turnips and potatoes. For those less adventurous, you can always find the traditional Scottish dish of fish and chips served alongside the famous Scottish whiskey. 

One of the most famous lakes in the world is located in Scotland, the Loch Ness. Located in the Scottish Highlands, the Loch Ness is Scotland's second largest lake. Due to its massive depth, the Loch Ness is famous for sightings of the Loch Ness Monster. Because the water is so deep and murky, the dark waters offer low visibility and is the perfect scene for a scary aqua monster lurking underneath the waves.

What are the top attractions in Scotland? Use this list to rank up Scotland's top points of interest.  
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Edinburgh Castle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Loch Ness is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom

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Skye is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Inner Hebrides, Scotland

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19 2
Glen Coe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom

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23 3
Ben Nevis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Europe

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24 5
Eilean Donan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Inner Hebrides, Scotland

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Stirling Castle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Stirling, Scotland

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16 2
Cairngorms is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Europe

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17 3
Balmoral Castle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom

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17 3
Holyrood Palace is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland

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16 3
Wallace Monument is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Abbey Craig, United Kingdom

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16 3
Melrose Abbey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Scotland

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18 5
National Museum of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Urquhart Castle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom

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Skara Brae is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom

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Old Man of Hoy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland

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Royal Mile is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom

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Scottish National Gallery of M... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland

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Culzean Castle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland

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13 5
Edinburgh Zoo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland

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15 7
Rosslyn Chapel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom

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8 1
Berwick Castle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom

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9 2
Cathedral Square, Glasgow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom

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9 2
Ring of Brodgar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland

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10 3
Loch Fyne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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Old Course at St Andrews is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
St. Andrews Links, St Andrews, Scotland

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11 4
Glamis Castle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Glamis, United Kingdom

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8 2
Broch of Mousa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland

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8 2
Cuillin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Cuillin Europe

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8 2
St. Andrews Links is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
St Andrews, Scotland

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9 3
Aberdeen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Scotland

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9 4
Plant houses Royal Botanic Gar... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland

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Glasgow Science Centre is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Glasgow, Scotland

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Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
bigcraig added Edinburgh, Scotland

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Sgùrr Dearg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Europe

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6 1
The Kelpies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
bigcraig added The Kelpies

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Falkirk Wheel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Falkirk Wheel United Kingdom

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10 6
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland

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7 3
Our Dynamic Earth is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom

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7 4
Turnberry is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland

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6 3
Craigmillar Castle is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
oldrocker added United Kingdom - Edinburgh, Scotland

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Murrayfield Stadium is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
bigcraig added Murrayfield, United Kingdom

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Mary King's Close is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
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The Glenturret Distillery is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
bigcraig added The Glenturret Distillery Crieff, Scotland -

The Famous Grouse Experience

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5 4
Clyde Auditorium is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Glasgow, Scotland

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5 4
Scone Palace is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom

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2 1
Kelso Castle is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Roy Henderson added Kelso Castle

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Edinburgh Festival Theatre is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
bigcraig added Edinburgh, Scotland

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Hampden Park is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
bigcraig added Glasgow, Scotland

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Killiecrankie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Killiecrankie Perth and Kinross, Scotland