With this in mind, we thought we’d look at which of the country’s attractions are ranked highest on the popular travel website Tripadvisor – the results are often surprising.
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5. Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Celebrating Aberdeen's links with the sea - from fishing to oil - this is the Granite City's highest-ranking attraction. Terry wrote: "Amazing, free and great. We had a lovely day out and experience here, so much history to learn about. Everyone is so friendly and we are glad we came here."
6. National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh's National Museum of Scotland is a favourite for those looking for a fun day out with their children. Mat M wrote: "My favorite place is the entrance hall. This museum is great for kids, adults or teenagers. You won't be bored and it's free. I have been 50 times but I always discover new things."
7. Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh's historic Old Town is a winner with over 11,500 reviewers who gave it the full five stars. Frankie wrote: "What’s not to like about the Old Town? It’s beautiful and full of wonderful buildings and walks. There are lots of nice attractions and it’s easy to walk around."
8. Ben Nevis
Britain's highest mountain earns a place in the top 10 with over 1,000 great reviews. Scotlandmac wrote: "Five stars for the brilliant path, nice and wide, which takes even the least experienced of walkers safely to the top. Best path I've ever used on any Scottish mountain and we climb these regularly."