22 tourist attractions you must visit in Scotland

1 22 Tourist Attractions You Must Visit In Scotland

TWO of Scotland2‘s top tourist attractions were included in a list of the UK’s top 10 museums. The National Museum in Edinburgh3 and Glasgow4 ‘s Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum were named Scotland s best by TripAdvisor5 in the website’s 2015 Travellers’ Choice awards. Trip Advisor’s ranking was based on an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for museums over the past year.

The National Museum of Scotland, which was Scotland’s most visited attraction four the fourth year running in 2014, was ranked sixth, while the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum was placed at number 10 on the list.

National Museum of Scotland

Visitors from home and abroad regularly travel to Scotland to see some of the world’s best and unique tourist attractions. Around 15 millions people visited Scotland in 2014, with an overall rise of five per cent, according to figures released earlier this year.6

The Office for National Statistics also showed that the number of overseas visitors had risen by 11 per cent last year to just under 2.7 million, while VisitScotland said the total 4.7 billion spent by visitors was the highest for a decade. It truly was a great year for Scotland, as record numbers also visited the nation’s tourist attractions.

Over 27 million trips were made to attractions across the country in 2014, a rise of 6.1% on the previous year.

22 Tourist Attractions You Must Visit In Scotland Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Meanwhile, the number of Scottish sites attracting over one million visits doubled from three to six. While the National Museum of Scotland was the most visited, Edinburgh7 Castle was once again the top paid-for attraction. With plenty of things to see and do around Scotland, you can find out the top tourist attractions that you must visit with our gallery above.

Then take a look at our list of 35 amazing things to do in Scotland in 2015.

8 22 Tourist Attractions You Must Visit In Scotland

Find out how visits to Scotland s main tourist attractions rose by 1.7 million in 20149 .

Then check out 29 reasons why Scotland is awesome10 .

And see 40 amazing pictures that ll show your friends Scotland is even more stunning than you told them11 .

Visit our Discover Scotland section here.12

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