Arguably one of the most scenic countries in the British Isles, Scotland attracts visitors from around the world. The beautiful landscape consists of rugged mountains, massive inland lochs and breathtaking coastlines. There is an abundance of culture and history with 1,000-year-old castles and impressive museums and galleries. The small country is best explored by hire car in Scotland.
Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, is a truly beautiful city that has been declared an UNESCO World Heritage site for its wealth of historic buildings. The city is the financial, cultural and political centre for Scotland as well as home to an array of restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues.
Glasgow is located just a short distance west of Edinburgh and is Scotland’s second largest city – a bustling cosmopolitan metropolis that can be toured by budget car rental. There are some fantastic attractions in Glasgow such as the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow Cathedral and River Clyde with a rich maritime history. The city also has a reputation for its music scene and an abundance of live music pubs and clubs.
You can find some true gems in the Scottish countryside, with a wealth of small villages offering traditional charm and friendly atmospheres. The Highlands region in the north of Scotland offers breathtaking scenery and one of country’s most famous signature attractions; bagpipers with tartan kilts.
The roads throughout the country are well signposted and easy to navigate, making cheap car hire in Scotland the best option for seeing the sights. Accommodation is varied with some boutique styled hotels and literally thousands of bed and breakfasts and rooms above pubs.