Map: The best rated tourist destinations in Scotland

Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh is rated higher on TripAdviser than the capital's famous castle. Picture: Scott Louden/TSPL
Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh is rated higher on TripAdviser than the capital's famous castle. Picture: Scott Louden/TSPL
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They range from famous art galleries to small town pubs.

Now a map of Scotland’s best rated tourist attractions by county has been revealed.



Researchers used TripAdvisor to search for things to do in each area, before noting the attraction with the highest number of favourable reviews.

While there’s little surprise that Kelvingrove Museum is number one in Glasgow, residents in the capital may be surprised to find Arthur’s Seat claiming top spot ahead of Edinburgh Castle.

In East Dunbartonshire, The Kirky Puffer bar in Kirkintilloch is rated the top local attraction, while Eden Mill in Fife has attracted more favourable reviews than Dunfermline Abbey or St Andrew’s Castle.

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Aberdeen: The Gordon Highlanders Museum

Aberdeenshire: Dunnottar Castle

Angus: Glamis Castle

Argyll & Bute: Puck’s Glen

Ayrshire: Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience

Berwickshire: Tantallon Castle

Caithness & Sutherland: Duncansby Head

Clackmannanshire: Castle Campbell

Dumfries & Galloway: Mabie Farm Park

Dundee: Discovery Point

East Ayrshire: Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience

East Dunbartonshire: The Kirky Puffer

East Lothian: Tantallon Castle

Edinburgh: Arthur’s Seat

Falkirk: The Kelpies

Fife: Eden Mill

Glasgow: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Highland: Glen Coe

Inverclyde: Lyle Hill

Inverness-shire: River Ness

Kincardineshire: Dunnottar Castle

Kirkcudbrightshire: Broughton House

Midlothian: Rosslyn Chapel

Moray: Open Road Caterham Hire

Na h-Eileanan Siar: Luskentyre

Nairnshire: Nairn beach

North Ayrshire: Artastic

North Lanarkshire: World of Wings Birds of Prey Centre

Orkney: Skara Brae

Peeblesshire: 7stanes – Glentress

Perth & Kinross: Cairn O’Mohr Fruit Wines

Renfrewshire: Paisley Abbey

Ross & Cromarty: Bealach na Ba Road

Roxburghshire: Jedburgh Abbey

Scottish Borders: Abbotsford House

Selkirkshire: Bowhill House & Country Estate

Shetland: Shetland Museum and Archives

South Ayrshire: Culzean Castle and Country Park

South Lanarkshire: Falls of Clyde

Stirlingshire: Stirling Castle

West Dunbartonshire: Scottish Maritime Museum

West Lothian: Five Sisters Zoo