Here are 10 alternative tourist attractions in Scotland that you may not have heard of but should definitely pay a visit.
While there are many well known spots visitors love to take in, there is an increasing number of alternative tourist spots that are growing in popularity year on year.
With some lush greenery, unusual statues and ancient burial grounds on the list of alternative Scottish tourist attractions, you can never get bored of what Scotland has to offer.
Here are our top tips for alternative Scottish tourist attractions to visit in 2023.
1. Meikleour Beech Hedge
Located four miles south of Blairgowrie, Meikleour Beech Hedge is the largest hedge in the whole world as per the Guinness World Records. The trees were planted in 1745 and stand at an impressive 530 metres in length and 100 ft high. Photo: Central Press
2. Fingal's Cave
The beautiful Fingal's Cave is located on Isle of Staffa in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. While it is stunning to look at, it is also well known for its natural acoustics. Comprised entirely of spectacular hexagonal basalt columns, it is similar to the popular Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland. Photo: Getty Images/Canva Pro
3. Garden of Cosmic Speculation
Located in Dumfries, the spectacular Garden of Cosmic Speculation is a 30 acre sculpture garden created by landscape architect and theorist Charles Jencks. The garden is said to be inspired by modern cosmology. Photo: Creative Commons 2.0
4. The Witches Well
Located in Edinburgh, The Witches Well is on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. This cast iron fountain and plaque was made to honour those Scots that were burned at the stake between the 15th and 18th over accusations of witchcraft. Photo: ANDY BUCHANAN