10 of our top activities everyone in Scotland should try.
Here are 10 things we think everyone should do in Scotland before they die.
Mountains over 3000 feet are known as Munros in Scotland. There are 282 to choose from so ample opportunity to 'bag' one by reaching the summit. The Ring of Steall (pictured) is a ferocious circuit of four Munros which can be climbed in a single day.
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Glasgow's Barrowland Ballroom is a beloved and must-visit live music venue.
Sing your heart out as Flower of Scotland plays before a Scottish international rugby game.
The morning sun lights up the Eildon Hills seen from Scott's View in the Scottish Borders.
The West Highland Way is a 154 km (96 miles) long path, running from Milngavie north of Glasgow to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands and taking in some of the nation's most spectacular landscapes on route.
Spanning nine islands The Outer Hebrides offer visitors rugged beauty, white sand beaches and friendly locals. One of the best way to see the islands and their many sights (like the Callanish stones) is by bike.
Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations are known around the globe.
Up Helly Aa Vikings take part during a torchlight procession. The festival runs every January on Shetland and is a celebration of the islands' Nordic routes.
Visit a whisky distillery to see how the 'water of life' is made and to sample a dram or two of Scotland's best known export. Pictured: Ardbeg Distillery, Islay
The lid was lifted on Dundees spectacular new waterfront museum - revealing the full scale of the attraction designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma earlier this year.