Scotland lies in the north of United Kingdom
. Scotland is characterized by rocky mountains along with barren moors and chopped down lands. It has a mild climate although it keeps changing round the year. In winters it is common to have snow here. The region of Scotland is less populated and is about 5 times less dense than the rest of the UK.
Scotland has a variety of attractions to offer to the tourists. From castles to the national parks and science museums, the list is vast. The Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh is the highlight of Scotland. It is an 11th century castle that is home to the Scottish Crown Jewels. The huge Mons Meg, a15th century canon is also kept here. Eilean Donan Castle in Dornie is a typical Scottish Castle that was destroyed in the 18th century. Set amongst the natural splendour, this castle is popular among the tourists. Dunvegan Castle is the oldest castle in Scotland that is still inhabited. The castles in Scotland rank as one of the most impressive architecture examples of the past.
Scotland is famous for its golf grounds. This country is home to approximately 550 golf courses. Most of the premier leagues are played here. Some of the well known courses are Dundee golf course, Durness which is in the most northern side of the mainland, Downfield Golf Club (that has hosted tournaments like SPGA Masters) and Pipardam Golf and Country Park.
Scotland has four international airports and is very well connected with major European destinations.