If you’ve always wanted to visit Scotland but never had the guts to go to Scotland, there are some things you need to know before you start your holiday.
If you have a holiday in Scotland, you’re probably already there, so you’ll probably be in one of the best places in the world to visit.
And if you’ve never been to Scotland before, here’s everything you need read about it.1.
Scotland has the best beaches in the UK2.
The most beautiful beaches in Europe3.
Scotland is the best place in the EU to visit4.
Scotland’s population is more than twice the size of the UK5.
The cost of living in Scotland is lower than anywhere else in Europe6.
Scotland spends less than the average of the other 27 EU member states7.
Scotland gets the highest number of holidays per capita in the whole of Europe8.
Scotland enjoys one of Europe’s most beautiful winters and has a particularly lovely autumn9.
Scotland celebrates Christmas every year10.
Scotland welcomes over 2.4 million tourists annually11.
There are over 8,000 attractions in Scotland12.
You can get a free day in Scotland with your first visit13.
Scotland also has the most beautiful scenery in Europe14.
The best time to visit is in the spring when the beaches are fresh and the sea is wild15.
The average number of tourists per capita is 2.316.
The number of foreign tourists to Scotland is around one million17.
Scotland hosts the world’s largest collection of European heritage sites18.
Scotland ranks first in the WorldTour rankings for quality of life19.
Scotland ranked as one of only two countries in Europe to have a ‘world class’ ski resort20.
The Scottish capital is home to one of Scotland’s largest museums21.
The country is known for its great music and arts scene22.
Scotland was voted the ‘best place in Europe’ for film production in 201423.
There is an incredible variety of attractions in the country, from museums to nature reserves24.
There’s a lot of history in Scotland25.
The UK’s largest city is Glasgow26.
Scotland attracts tourists from around the world, with the biggest cities in Europe being London and Paris27.
Scotland boasts the most unique landscapes in the entire world28.
The British Museum in Glasgow has a collection of more than 60,000 items, with more than 600 of them from around 200 countries.29.
The highest number ever recorded for a single museum was in 2010 when more than 10,000 objects were on display at its collection in the United Kingdom.30.
Scotland sits on the southernmost tip of England, the Isle of Wight and the most northerly of the Great Britain Isles31.
The population is about one-third of that of England and Wales32.
Scotland doesn’t have a high-speed rail system.
Instead, people travel by bus.33.
It is the only part of the United States that is not in the South Pacific Ocean34.
The majority of people in Scotland live in rural areas35.
Scotland receives around 40% of its electricity from renewable sources36.
The people of Scotland have the lowest poverty rate in the Western world37.
The tourism industry is worth around £2.8 billion in the region, which is nearly double that of Britain38.
There have been more than 70,000 international visitors to Scotland this year39.
The weather in Scotland can be quite unforgiving40.
It’s the country with the highest per capita wealth in Europe41.
Scotland isn’t the only country in Europe with a winter holiday destination42.
In total, Scotland has more than half a million parks43.
The largest country park is in Edinburgh44.
The world’s oldest and largest ice-skating rink is in Scotland45.
There were more than 8,400 national parks in Scotland46.
Scotland earned the top spot in the 2015 Guinness World Records for the largest natural gas deposit in the North Sea47.
Scotland, the only UK country without a full airport, is the fifth-largest airport in the Europe.48.
Scotland maintains its traditional music scene49.
There has been a significant increase in international visitors in recent years50.
It hosts the biggest number of international film festivals in the European Union51.
Scotland will be the site of the first-ever Scottish World Cup on June 5, 2021, with eight of the 10 nations competing.52.
There will be a Scottish Football League Premier Division on matchday 52 in 2021.53.
The first Scottish-built ski resort, Invergordon, opened in the early 1980s.
It became the first ski resort in Scotland to be awarded the World’s Most Valuable Design award in 201554.
The biggest snowfall of the year in Scotland was in 201855.
The national park system covers an area of about 25,000 square miles and is one of Australia’s most scenic regions.56.
Scotland holds the world record for the highest peak in the north of England. It