Scotland is a vibrant, welcoming country with a rich history and a variety of stunning destinations to explore when you book your holiday with Expedia. A range of small and large hotels are available across the country with world class hospitality and prices to suit a variety of budgets. The vibrant cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen combine a modern culture with a long tradition and imposing historic architecture. The Highlands and dramatic setting of the famous Scottish lochs and glens provide a picturesque backdrop as you tour the great outdoors or sample some exquisite local produce. Book a trip to Scotland with Expedia to connect with an ancient heritage and experience a wealth of activities across a dynamic nation.
A proud country within the United Kingdom, Scotland has some of the most recognisable symbols, traditions and monuments in the world with a wealth of literature and art to discover as you tour enigmatic towns and villages. Choose a city break to immerse yourself in local culture and sample some impressive Scottish food and drink. A countryside break allows you the freedom to go rambling, participate in outdoor activities, or relax with a leisurely stroll in a tranquil setting.
Scotland has some of the most renowned museums and art galleries in the world with collections covering a whole spectrum of cultures and influences. Stirling Castle and Edinburgh Castle provide an unparalleled glimpse of the past while the innovative setting of the Glasgow Science Centre and the Scottish Parliament showcase modern Scotland. Cities like Paisley and Aberdeen are popular destinations for business travellers and boast a range of hotels featuring conference facilities
The Kingdom of Fife in the east of Scotland is both the "Home of Golf" and a rural region punctuated with charming fishing villages and the ancient university town of St. Andrews, named after Scotland's Patron Saint.
Scotland is easily reached from other areas of the UK and overseas. Major airlines operate connecting flights between Scottish airports and major destinations around the world. Many travellers choose to arrive in Scotland via Glasgow International Airport or Edinburgh Airport. Motorways connect points of entry like airports, ferry ports or train stations with other parts of the country while a rail network makes it easy to reach the principal cities of Aberdeen, Glasgow or Edinburgh. Bus routes allow you to plan a journey around Scotland taking in popular tourist locations such as Fife, Paisley, Edinburgh Airport and The Trossachs.
The capital of Scotland is an architectural jewel with Georgian townhouses and Gothic grandeur that has remained unchanged for generations. Each summer the city comes alive with a throng of cultural festivals and events, including the International Festival in the summer, that attract visitors from all over the world. The thriving local restaurant scene showcases the best of Scottish produce. Edinburgh hotels include luxury accommodation and central hotels for the budget traveller.
Scotland's largest city has its own character and identity with a people renowned for their good humour and friendliness. The city centre is one of the UK's most popular shopping destinations with a lively nightlife and music scene. Hotels in Glasgow include large hotel chains, boutique accommodation and hotels with conference facilities.