Scotland At A Glance
Currency: Pound Sterling (1 pound sterling is equal to 1.25 USD)
Climate: Edinburgh’s average temperature in January is 39 °F, 55 °F in July
Best Time to Visit: Late March-November
Our Favorite Destinations:
Located in central Scotland, Stirling is known as the Gateway to the Highlands. Visit the Church of the Holy Rude, where King James VI was anointed King of Scots in 1567. Stirling is also home to one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland, Stirling Castle, which dates back to the early 12th century.
This town is home to the University of St. Andrews, which is the third oldest university in the English-speaking world, St. Andrews Cathedral, which was the largest building in Europe, and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, which is why the town is also known as the home of golf.
Loch Ness is a freshwater lake in the Scottish Highlands near Inverness. It is well-known for being the home of the mythical Loch Ness monster. It is the largest lake by volume in the British Isles.