The land of enchanting highlands and breathtaking mountain wilderness, mesmerising meadows and grassy glens, mystical lochs and quiet streams, mysterious and majestic hilltop castles and vibrant history and culture, lilting music and bewitching moments, Scotland is truly a dreamland.

“Scotland is the best place in the whole world,” so says actress Gail Porter

Located in the northernmost part of the United Kingdom and surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Scotland is made up of nearly 800 islands. And the country, blessed with awe inspiring natural beauty all around, remains the most beautiful country in the world. And so, we bring you glimpses of some of the must-visit places in this green, cool country.

A captivating view of Edinburgh city in the evening light (Getty Images)

 

Glamis Castle
Glamis Castle stands resplendent on a bright and clear afternoon. Situated beside the village of Glamis in Angus, the castle is the home of the Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne (Getty Images)

 

Eilean Donan In Scotland
As the afternoon sunlight falls upon the iconic Eileen Donan Castle in Scotland… The waters of Loch Alsh, Loch Duich and Loch Long meet close to the tidal island upon which the castle sits (Getty Images)

 

Isle of Skye, Scotland
Just before the dusk… Portree in the Isle of Skye. It is the largest island in the Inner Hebridges Archipelago. A bridge connects the isle to Scotland’s Northwest coast (Getty Images)

 

Old Man of Storr
Of rocky hills and grassy slopes… Storr has a lot in store for visitors to explore. Here’s a view of Old Man of Storr rock formation in the Trotternish Ridge, Isle of Skye (Getty Images)

 

The Loch Ness
The ruins of Urquhart castle, a 16th Century fortress against the evening sky along the famous Loch Ness, a large, deep, freshwater lake in the Scottish Highlands. The Loch Ness runs a stretch of 37 km Southwest of Inverness (Getty Images)

 

Pentland
Vibrant and colourful Pentland hillslope near Edinburgh. A footpath passes through the hill slope covered by violet heather flowers and a river runs along the hillslope, through the valley (Getty Images)