Four of Scotland's least visited attractions,Four of Scotland's least visited attractions,
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Least Visited Attractions in Scotland: Here are the 10 Scottish attractions where you can avoid the crowds

If you want to avoid swarms of tourists, then these are the Scottish attractions you are most likely to get all to yourself.

The National Museum of Scotland maintained its place as the most popular attraction in Scotland, according to the latest figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) released this week.

While 10 out of the top 11 attractions were in London, led by the British Museum with 5,820,860 visitors in 2023, Scotland performed well with six of the ten most popular places outwith the British capital - led by the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle and the National Gallery of Scotland.

But the list also shows the many fascinating and amazing things that fewest people see - with Scotland having eight out of the 10 least visited attractions in the UK.

From remote islands to the birthplaces of some of Scotland's most famous names, here are the top (bottom?) ten.