1. Quiraing
  2. Queen’s View
  3. Glencoe
  4. Torridon
  5. Old Man of Hoy
  6. Cuillin Hills
  7. Scott’s View
  8. St. Kilda
  9. Conic Hill
  10. Arthur’s Seat
  11. Assynt
  12. Gruinard Bay
  13. Glen Docherty
  14. Duncansby
  15. Loch Garry

Scottish most outstanding spots. There is, of course, a lot more than just 15, but these ones every Scotland Traveloholic must see.
Scotland’s landscape and distinct geography offer a stunning mix of unique and inspiring habitats for you to explore.
Enjoy !


Quiraing by Chris Bis (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

There's no doubt it's one of Scotland's most remarkable places to visit.
Standing on the northern peninsula of the Isle of Skye, it leaves you with unforgettable and unmatched impressions that will stay with you for the rest of your life.

Queen’s View

Queens View, Pitlochry, Scotland
Queen's View, Pitlochry, Scotland by Go Mall (CC BY-SA 2.0)


Glencoe by Petr Meissner (CC BY 2.0)

Glencoe is probably Scotland’s most famous and scenic Highland glen. Visitors from all over the world flock here year after year, inspired by the sheer scale and grandeur of it’s surrounding mountains.

See Also: Everything about Glencoe A To Z



Loch Torridon
Loch Torridon by Oliver Clarke (CC BY 2.0)

The Torridon area includes 46 Munros which makes it the most spectacular mountain scenery in Scotland. It's a real magnet for traveloholics!

Old Man of Hoy

Old Man of Hoy
Old Man of Hoy by Peter Stenzel (CC BY_ND 2.0)

One of Britain's most spectacular natural pieces of "art". The Old Man of Hoy is a 450 ft (137m) sea stack off the island of Hoy in the Orkney Islands. Perhaps Orkney's most famous landmark, get there quick as it's only 250 years old and may well collapse soon!

Cuillin Hills

Elgol Beach
Elgol Beach by Oliver Clarke (CC BY 2.0)

The Cuillin Hills are counted among the most spectacular peaks in Scotland. Admire them from Sligachan, Elgol or Glen Brittle. You can't escape their presence on the Isle of Skye- but who would want to!

Scott’s View

Scotts View
Scott's View by alljengi (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Situated in the Scottish Borders, Scott's View is a fabulous place to sit and soak up the scenery. It has fantastic views at the Eildon Hills and the valley of the River Tweed.

St. Kilda

Boreray, St Kilda
Boreray, St Kilda by scotproof (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Described as "the island on the edge of the world" St. Kilda is situated 40 miles west of the Outer Hebrides, deep into the Atlantic Ocean. The highest sea cliffs in Britain are found here and they will leave you breathless.

Conic Hill

Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond by Ian Dick (CC BY 2.0)

Conic Hill is situated beside the village of Balmaha, overlooking Loch Lomond. It gives a grandstand view of the loch, it's islands and the surrounding mountains as far south as the Isle of Arran.

See Also: Scottish Scenic Routes around Loch Lomond

Arthur’s Seat

View from Arthurs Seat
View from Arthur's Seat by Ian Dick (CC BY 2.0)

Hike up to Arthur's Seat for fabulous views of Edinburgh! One of seven hills in Edinburgh, Arthur's Seat was formed when a volcano erupted 350 million years ago. Not many cities in the world have a volcano at their centre!


The Land of Assynt
The Land of Assynt by john mcsporran (CC BY 2.0)

Assynt in the far North West Highlands of Sutherland, Scotland. It is famous for its landscape and its remarkable mountains.

Gruinard Bay

Gruinard Bay
Gruinard Bay by Jim Waddington (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Backed by towering cliffs and with amazing sea stacks, Kearvaig Bay is a spectacular white sandy beach.

Glen Docherty

Glen Docherty
Glen Docherty by Steve Schnabel (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Glen Docherty is a valley in Highland and is nearby to Kinlochewe and Càrn Beag. The A832 road runs through the glen to Loch Maree


Duncansby by junaidrao (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

The Stacks of Duncansby are some of the most impressive in the British Isles. The Great Stack is over 60 m high and rises above the summit of the adjacent cliff.

Loch Garry

Loch Garry
Loch Garadh by Màrtainn MacDhòmhnaill (CC BY-NC 2.0)

There is really nothing that can prepare you for the 'Map of Scotland' shape formed by the shoreline of Loch Garry.