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  • I would like to undertake a Pilgrim Journey as part of my holiday, where do I find out about other tourist facilities?


    Pilgrim Journeys can easily be combined into a overall holiday toScotland. VisitScotland offers lots of inspirational holiday ideas including places to visit, places to eat and activities as is a useful first port of call for information. VisitScotland also provides contact details for the national network of Visitor Information Centres which can be found throughoutScotland.

    Historic Scotland welcomes visitors from around the world to more than 300 historic sites in its care. Both irreplaceable and precious, each property is a wonderful reflection of Scotland’s intriguing history, one that takes you over 5000 years.

    Popular Historic Scotland Sites include: Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, Linlithgow Palace, Dryburgh Abbey, Melrose Abbey, Jedburgh Abbey, Whithorn Priory & Museum, Glasgow Cathedral, Dunblane Cathedral, Iona Abbey & Nunnery, St Andrews Castle and Cathedral, Elgin Cathedral, UrquhartCastle on Loch Ness and Skara Brae.

    The National Trust for Scotland  is the custodian of 1 world heritage site, 16 islands, 76,000 hectares of countryside, 7 national nature reserves, 26 castles, palaces & country houses, 4 battle sites, 23 wedding venues, 35 gardens, 72 holiday properties, over 50,000 artefacts and 4 birthplaces of famous Scots, many of which are open to visitors