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SCOTLAND'S LOWLANDS TRAVEL GUIDE

The best things to do in Scotland's Lowlands

Travel inspiration for your Scotland's Lowlands vacation

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Welcome to Scotland's Lowlands! As your Celtic Experts, we’re here to introduce you to the vibrant local restaurants, top sights and best places to stay on your vacation to Scotland. From perfectly-planned guided tours to custom travel packages, we can’t wait to share the traditional experiences of our homelands with you.

Explore the best places to eat, see and stay in Scotland's Lowlands

  • Blair Athol Distillery
  • St. Andrews Food Tour
  • Golf at St. Andrews
  • Stirling Castle
  • Loch Lomond

Top places to eat and drink in Scotland's Lowlands

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From hidden gems to iconic sights, these are the best places to start your very own Celtic story in Scotland. No matter where you decide to go, you’ll get authentic experiences hand-picked just for you.

Blair Athol Distillery

Blair Athol Distillery

As one of the oldest whisky sites in Scotland, the Blair Athol Distillery warms visitors with its mellow deep-toned aroma, strong fruity flavors, and smooth fine finish. Let us take you on a journey with this guided experience through tasting rooms and tutored whisky masterclasses before ending the tour with an exclusive bottle poured just for you.

St Andrews Food Tour

St. Andrew's Food Tour

What better way to spend three hours of your time than dedicated solely to food. Join us as we take you course by course through the traditional dishes of Scotland on our St Andrew’s Food Tour.

What sights to see in Scotland's Lowlands

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Golf at St. Andrews

Dating back to 1754 St. Andrews has long become the leading golf club in the world and still, to this day, governs the rules of golf everywhere (except the United States). Take your swing with this once-in-a-lifetime chance to play a round on these unparalleled greens and we’ll take care of all the details from Tee Time to Afternoon Tea.

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle

Embark on a jam-packed journey into the Scottish Highlands with this special tour from Glasgow. Tour highlights include the Trossachs, the sprawling meeting point of Lowlands and Highlands.

Kelpies Stirling Loch Lomond Tour

Kelpies, Stirling and Loch Lomond Tour

Satisfy the history buff in you with a huge dose of Scottish heritage on our Kelpies, Stirling, and Loch Lomond tour. Your day will start with a woodland walk around the shores of Loch Lomond before traveling through quaint villages and mountainside towns on your way to Stirling Castle. Dubbed as one of the most significant towns in Scottish history, many have been crowned here and it was the central location for Braveheart’s William Wallace’s fight for independence.

Best places to stay in Scotland's Lowlands

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Old Course Hotel

Old Course Hotel

Brilliant for golfers and non-golfers alike, this classically elegant and contemporary property is a must stay. Just a short stroll from the historic university town of St. Andrews and bordering the renowned 17th Road Hole of the Old Course, the hotel overlooks the famous links courses and the west Sands Beach.

Atholl Palace Hotel

Atholl Palace Hotel

The Atholl Palace Hotel, the epitome of Scottish Baronial splendor, stands overlooking wooded parkland grounds and the town to the surrounding hills.

Fernie Castle

Fernie Castle

Fernie Castle is in a superb location for anyone visiting Scotland. This 450 year old castle can offer all the character of the past with comforts today’s visitor expects from a hotel with such high recommendations and awards. Situated in 17 acres of woodlands with its own loch, there is ample parking space and places to stroll, or just relax.

Top trips that visit Scotland's Lowlands

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Brendan Vacations does not sell guided trips to Canadian residents but you can book guided trips through our sister company Trafalgar.com.

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Meet Catherine Reilly

As the head of our Brendan team, Catherine has been making friends with the Celtic community for over 35 years so she's learned a thing or two about where to go and what to do in Ireland and Scotland. Check out her own personally hand-crafted collection of all the can't-miss experiences you can have too.

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