Places of Interest in Scotland
Places of Interest in Scotland (127)
Interesting places and location in Scotland. Find facts and descriptions of Scottish towns, castles, Islands and other Scottish travel destinations in an informal yet informative layout.
Scotland's most famous explorer and missionary was born here in 1813, in a single-roomed house in Shuttle Row - today a Grade A listed tenement.
An elegant mansion house with stunning late Victorian interiors. Noted for its fine furniture and paintings, Haddo also has a terraced garden leading to the Country Park with lakes, walks and monuments.
This beautiful Georgian house, overlooking Montrose Basin, was built in 1730 by William Adam. The house features superb plasterwork, a particular and memorable feature. Outside, enjoy the attractive walled garden and woodland walks.
Pollok House is the ancestral home of the Maxwell family. The present house dates from around 1750 and contains one of the finest collections of Spanish art in the United Kingdom together with furniture and furnishings appropriate to an Edwardian country house. Set within Pollok Country Park, also home to the Burrell Collection, Pollok House's surroundings are a delight to stroll in, perhaps after enjoying a wonderful lunch or afternoon tea in the Edwardian Kitchen Restaurant.
Holmwood House is a large domestic villa, built in what was the village of Cathcart that today has become part of the city of Glasgow. Holmwood remains an oasis of calm although surrounded by the city development.
This is a restored Edinburgh town house filled with Georgian treasures: furniture, silver, porcelain and fine paintings.
Priorwood is the only dedicated dried flower garden in Scotland, producing, processing and arranging dried flowers