Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen

One of Aberdeen’s oldest historic properties, Hazlehead Park was originally part of the hunting forests of Stocket. Gifted in 1319 to the city by King Robert the Bruce, the park today contains two memorial rose gardens, two golf courses, a maze, children’s playground and many more facilities.

St Nicholas St, Aberdeen

Aberdeen is a port city in northeast Scotland, where the Dee and Don rivers meet the North Sea. With an offshore petroleum industry, the city is home to an international population. It’s also known as the ‘Granite City’ for its many enduring grey-stone buildings.

The 19th-century Marischal College is typical – a monumental Victorian landmark that’s now headquarters of the City Council.

The Square, Aberfeldy

The picturesque town of Aberfeldy is located along the River Tay, Scotland’s longest river. It is home to a woodland trail called The Birks of Aberfeldy, which was made famous by a Robert Burns poem of the same name.

Glen Lyon, which is thought to be one of Scotland’s most magnificent glens, lies about 8 km from the outskirts of the town.

Riverside Car Park, Aberfoyle

Aberfoyle is located on the banks of the River Forth at the foot of the prominent Craigmore hill. It’s a popular tourist destination and its quaint main street hosts a variety of cafes, shops and restaurants.

If you’re a golfer then you might want to play a few rounds at the Aberfolyle Golf Club, which is regarded by many as the most scenic in Scotland.

High St, Alloa

Alloa is on the north bank of the Forth at the spot where some say it ceases to be the River Forth and becomes the Firth of Forth.

The town, formerly a burgh of barony,, is the administrative centre of Clackmannanshire Council. Historically, the economy relied heavily on trade between Glasgow and mainland Europe through its port.

Queen’s Drive, Arbroath

The largest town in the council area of Angus, Arbroath lies on the coast, 15 miles to the North East of Dundee. Some of the town’s most attractive features include sandy beaches, sandstone cliffs and its old harbour, which is still in use. Arbroath is famed for the ‘Arbroath Smokie’, a line-caught smoked haddock which can be found in the family-run smokehouses dotted along the harbour.

Brodick Promenade, Shore Road, Arran

Arran is an island off the west coast often referred to as ‘Scotland in Miniature’ due to its varied landscape of mountains, forests and beaches. It is the largest island in the Firth of Clyde and the seventh largest Scottish island.

The island’s wildlife includes red squirrels, deer, golden eagles, otters, seals and basking sharks.

Grampian Road, Aviemore

Aviemore is a popular tourist resort situated in the Cairngorms National Park. Its spectacular scenery of mountains, forests and lochs hosts an amazing range of wildlife which includes eagles, capercaillies and ospreys.

The town offers many activities to visitors, such as walking in the Cairngorm Mountains, skiing and canoeing.

Pavilion Road, Ayr

The  historic Low Green is a major local attraction with its large expanse of grassland, encouraging visitors to picnic, play ball games or just to sit and enjoy the views. It is the home of South Ayrshire’s largest play area, suitable for all age groups. There are also putting greens and a recently opened indoor play area for children within the Ayr Pavilion.

Newmarket Street, Ayr

Established as a Royal Burgh in 1205. Ayr served as a central marketplace and harbour throughout the medieval period and was a well-known port during the early modern period.

On the southern bank of the River Ayr sits the ramparts of a citadel constructed by Oliver Cromwell’s men during the mid-17th century. Towards the south of the town is the birthplace of Scottish poet Robert Burns in the suburb of Alloway. Ayr has been a popular tourist resort since the expansion of the railway in 1840 owing to the town’s fine beach and its links to golfing and Robert Burns.