Situated in the northern third of Great Britain, Scotland is a country with a long and interesting history dating back thousands of years. The land is vast and varied with beautiful green countryside, a spectacular coastline and picturesque inland lochs. One of the best options for exploring the scenic country is by Scotland hire car.
Scotland has a wealth of attractions and activities to occupy your time while on holiday, from coastal treks and games of golf to impressive museums, modern theatre and lovely drives by car rental. The main cities are filled with fantastic restaurants, lively clubs and traditional pubs.
Edinburgh is the capital city and provides countless museums and galleries coupled with historic sights such as the impressive 12th century Edinburgh Castle, which is perched above the city on a high rock cliff. The historic city will engulf you with its warm and friendly atmosphere that can be felt throughout the streets.
Glasgow is Scotland’s second largest city and is home to some beautiful and old historic buildings such as Glasgow Cathedral. The city also boasts a lively pub scene, which is renowned for its live music. Each October there is a jazz festival that attracts thousands of visitors from abroad.
To see some breathtaking and untouched Scottish wilderness, head to Inverness in the north by cheap hire car in Scotland, where you can easily drive around the famous Loch Ness. There are some fantastic small villages around the loch which are truly unique and provide a great lunch or afternoon tea break.