Attractions Maps Scotland

Attractions Maps Scotland are to help navigate around Scotland by area. The focus is on the main tourist areas and less known places of interest you may wish to visit. Attractions Maps Scotland  are divided into areas of Scotland from John O Groats to the English and Scottish border. Attractions Maps Scotland areas covered are City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, West Lothian, Midlothian, Scottish Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Fife, Clackmannanshire Area, Dundee and Angus, Argyll and Bute, Highlands, Aberdeenshire, Moray and South Lanarkshire. Click on the maps to get more information on individual places in the area.

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City of Edinburgh Area

To get all the best out of Edinburgh click on this link Edinburgh Attractions

Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile Old Town Edinburgh, New Town Edinburgh, South Edinburgh, West Edinburgh, Leith, South Queensferry, all the attractions history and maps of where to find everything.

  Edinburgh Area Maps

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East Lothian Area

East Lothian is a few mile down the East coast from Edinburgh and has many small villages with lots of history. The main places I would suggest you visit are;

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Prestonpans

Prestonpans is a small town in East Lothian with a large history. With large stately homes, battlefields, murals, links to Sir Walter Scott, Bonnie Prince Charlie and Mary Queen of Scots. The 6th oldest golf Club in the world and Preston Tower and Gardens. Link to Prestonpans

Musselburgh, home of the first British Open Championship and many historic champions, A horse racing track, Harbour, beach, Castle, Golf and museums.  Link to Musselburgh Attractions

North Berwick golden Beaches, Castles, Wildlife Centre, Boat trips, Golf and shops restaurants and pubs and museums. Link to North Berwick

Aberlady with the main Estate Gosford House. A stately Home with 1000 of acres to explore. A tour around the main house where aristocrats still live. Link to Aberlady

Haddington a town with thousands of years of history from the Royal Palace birthplace of Alexander II and many wonderful sites Golf and museums. Link to Haddington

Dunbar birthplace of John Muir, Castles, Harbours, Golf and museums. Link to Dunbar East Lothian

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East Lothian

East Lothian Area Maps

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 Midlothian Area

Midlothian has stately homes, castles, Tolbooth museum, old churches, National Mining museum Country Park and Palace with Children’s adventure park. Also the famous Rosslyn Chapel of Di Vinci Code fame link to Midlothian

Midlothian area maps

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West Lothian Area

West lothian has an ancient burial mound Cairnpaple, five sisters zoo, an outdoor art centre, Place and birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, Japanese War Memorial, Stately homes Blackness Castle where both Outlander and Outlaw King were made and museums and golf courses. Lin to West Lothian

West Lothian Area Maps

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Scottish Borders Area

Th e Scottish Borders has many small towns with large histories Birthplace of 7’s Rugby Melrose Abbey, Walter Scott’s home Abbotsford, Rome sites, many more place relating to Walter Scott, Mary Queen of Scots house with death mask and coffin. The Borders being the home of the wool industry there are many factory outlets. Kelso Selkirk Jedburgh Hawick are the main place to visit Link to Scottish Borders

Scottish Borders area maps

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Dumfries and Galloway Area

This is a spread out area but with Dumfries the home town of Robert Burns and the birthplace of John Paul Jones who started the American navy there is much to see.  Link to Dumfries and Galloway

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Fife Area

Fife joined by three bridges over the River Forth the rail bridge opened first then the two road bridges followed. Birthplace of Robinson Crusoe (Andrew Selkirk) There are many castles and stately homes. The Palace to see is Falkland Palace and Gardens the favourite of Royalty throughout the centuries. Dunfermline birthplace of Andrew Carnegie and  Dunfermline Abbey where kings are buried. St Andrews the home of Golf and where Saint Andrews bones were hidden from the Romans. Castles and wildlife reserves, Museums and Aquarium in both North Queensferry where you can swim with sharks and St Andrews where there are many sea life creatures.  Link to Fife

Fife Area maps

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Stirlingshire Area

Stirlingshire has an abundance of things to see Stirling Castle, The Wallace Monument, Museums and historic houses, the Old Town Jail, on to Callander and into The Trossachs National Park where Loch Lomond is situated. Blair Drummond Safari Park is a family day out with Lions, Tigers, and all kinds of wild animals (Africa in Scotland). Bannockburn where Robert the Bruce gained independence for Scotland (great visitors Centre)

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Falkirk Area

Falkirk where many battles between the English government forces took place.  The world’s first Barge Lift the Falkirk Wheel. The Romans settlement with Antonines Wall. The Helix Park where the largest equine sculptures stand. (great family day out). Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway. a chance to take a trip on a steam train. also train museum and motor museum. The Grangemouth area also has the largest petrochemical pant in Britain.

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Perth and Kinross Area

Perth is the gateway to the Highlands close by is Scone with Scone Palace. Other places to visit are Pitlochry with the salmon leap and the smallest distillery in the world, Edradour distillery, Killiecrankie Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Kidnapped”,  Dunkeld and Blair Atholl in Glen Garry chief of the Murray Clan the Duke of Atholl and his private Army. You will now enter the Cairngorms National Park and the Highlands.

Perth and Kinross

Scottish Highlands Area

The Scottish Highlands with its amazing scenery. Places to visit Urquhart Castle and Drumnadrochit the best place to see the Loch Ness Monster. Fort William and the highest mountain, Glen Coe  and the Highland Express or Harry Potter Train and the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct. A visit to Skye over the Skye bridge Inverness and its Cathedral and not to forget the countless Scottish Whisky Distilleries.  Finish off the Highlands in John ‘o’ Groats the end of mainland Britain.

Scottish Highlands Area map

Argyll and Bute Area

Argyll and Bute with more standing stones than the rest of Scotland. Where the first Capital of Scotland was Dunard in Kilmartin. Oban where the ferry goes to the islands and Dunstaffnag and its Castle where the Stone of Destiny was first brought onto Scottish soil.

Argyll and Bute Area map

South Lanarkshire Area

South Lanarkshire Area map

Clackmannanshire Area

Clackmannanshire Area map

Dundee and Angus Area

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Aberdeenshire Area

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Moray Area

The Moray Firth estuary is famous for the wild Dolphins that have made their home in the estuary. This area has a multitude of distilleries Aberlour Glenfiddich, Macallan, Glenlivet known as the whisky capital of the World.

Moray Area

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