The Scottish Highlands, located in the northwestern section of the United Kingdom, is an area rich in history and culture. Our towns are friendly and welcoming. You can visit popular cities or small villages off the beaten track. Summer visits to the Scottish Highlands will give you long days with up to 18 hours of daylight. A visit in the winter means that you might be able to see the phenomenon that is the Northern Lights. No matter the time of year you visit, you will be in awe at the beautiful landscape, variety of wildlife, and the friendliness of the local people.
Visitors to the Scottish Highlands will be able to experience dramatic landscape. From mountain ranges to a collection of lochs, scenic railway tracks, and single track roads, the landscape offers a plethora of opportunities for hillwalking, sightseeing, and relaxing in the beauty of nature.
The Scottish Highlands are dotted with castles hailing from a historical time in Scotland. Browse our castle listings to learn more about these stately homes filled with interesting history and priceless artifacts and works of art. The castles are surrounded by immaculately manicured gardens. Some offer lakes for fishing, or a chance to see “Nessie” the famed Loch Ness Monster.
Scotland is the birthplace of golf and the country so rich with golfing history continues to be the home of some of the world’s oldest and finest golf courses. The Scottish Highlands region offers many well respected courses to play that will challenge golfers of all different skill levels. Browse our golf course listings for more information on the courses that are available to play in the Scottish Highlands.