If you are looking for somewhere romantic to visit with your partner, then look no further than Scotland. Offering stunning scenery, a great range of things to do and a vibrant culture, Scotland has a selection of fantastic sights to see with the one that you love. Whether you want to take a trip down the scenic banks of Loch Lomond or enjoy a picnic at the top of Arthur’s Seat, there are several amazing things to see and do even if you are on a budget. Here are some of the most romantic places for couples to visit in Scotland.
Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh:
Having a picnic together at the top of an extinct volcano is definitely a romantic experience to remember, with panoramic views across the gorgeous city of Edinburgh to enjoy. Visit in the morning for some of the most romantic views over the city as the sun rises, or head up at the sunset to watch the shadows fall over the streets below.
Edinburgh itself is a vibrant city with plenty of restaurants, bars, and pubs for romantic and fun dates together. Plus, you can easily catch a train from Edinburgh to London and continue your couple’s trip by enjoying the most romantic places in Great Britain’s capital!
Galloway Forest Park:
Galloway Forest Park located in Dumfries and Galloway offers some of the clearest night skies across the continent and was named the first Dark Sky Park in the UK. It’s the perfect destination in Scotland to head to on a romantic and quiet night where you can gaze up at the star-filled sky together without even needing to bring a telescope along.
A boat cruise along the banks of Loch Lomond is a stunning romantic experience, giving the two of you the chance to see the forested shores and rugged mountains of Scotland in their very past. Here you will find a range of quiet and uninhabited islands that are perfect for spending some quality alone time together, or if you are up for an adventure, there are plenty of Bens to climb along the way.
Calgary Bay, Isle of Mull:
The Isle of Mull is home to Calgary Bay, one of the most romantic beaches in Scotland. When the weather conditions here are right, the beach is perfect for a huge range of activities that you can do together whether you want to camp on a summer night or soak up the sun in the summer.
Glenfinnan Viaduct, Highlands:
The West Highland Line in Lochaber offers a stunning landscape that is not to be missed on your romantic getaway to Scotland. It is especially attractive to Harry Potter fans since it’s the home of the Jacobite Steam Train, otherwise known as the iconic Hogwarts Express and the iconic bridge was a star of the movie franchise! As you can easily see, Glenfinnan Viaduct is a must destination on tours to Scotland for all Potterheads.
If you’re looking for somewhere with stunning landscapes and plenty of things to see and do together as a couple, Scotland is the perfect choice for a romantic getaway.