The 7 Most Beautiful Towns in Scotland
Plan a trip through the Scottish countryside to see these scenic, history-rich, and culture-filled towns.
The Scottish countryside is more than Scotch distilleries and searching for the Loch Ness monster—though these are both top-notch itinerary fixtures to consider when planning a tour of Scotland. Whether you’re planning a winding road trip through Scotland’s most picturesque towns or are just looking for a weekend trip from Edinburgh or Glasgow, the coastal towns and sleepy rolling hills-nestled villages are ever-inviting. The towns on the Scottish outskirts rarely get credit for their culture gravitas, but these towns are home to artist colonies and have had an impact on the narrative of the UK arts scene. They also, of course, have historical significance, and each area offers something different in terms of cuisine and culture. That said, these are the towns to see on a tour of the Scottish countryside.