Portree is the biggest town at the the Isle of Skye at it has a population of about 2,500. It is a cultural center of that isle and a large tourist attraction in Scotland.
Portree is mostly famous as a holiday destination for the tourists because of its location and scenery. It is surrounded by high cliffs and hills which make it a beautiful town with some amazing looks. You can climb at the top of the cliffs and enjoy the amazing view over the whole town and its port. Portree is offering a nice boat cruises, swimming pool for visitors and lots of other attractions. Besides that, Portree is also an important cultural place of Scotland and in this town you can find Aros Centre, an award winning theatre for concerts, movies and plays. You can also learn much about the whole Isle of Sky history at that theatre during the amazing and dramatic presentation. Because of its location most of the tourists also use this town to continue with exploring the other parts of this island and enjoy the other scenery. On that trip tourists can see some amazing nature views like pinnacles of the Quaraing, Old Man of Storr or Kilt Rock.
So, if you are planning on visiting the Isle of Skye then your first stop must be this beautiful town. When you get to know everything that you can find in this town you should continue to explore the rest of the island and just enjoy the little weird but amazing scenery from all around the isle. It will take some time to see it all but trust me, it is worth it.
Floor Castle is one of the largest attractions in Scotland and it is one of the most inhabited castles in the world. Currently, Floor Castle is the home to Duke of Roxburghe. It is a family place built in 1720 by one of the best architects of that time William Adam for Duke John and since then there were some big changes that made the castle look like it looks today.
Floor Castle is a popular tourist attraction for already 40 years and it is probably the biggest attraction where the building is still a home to some family. Floor Castle is located just outside a small market town named Kelso. When you visit this castle you can enjoy impressive art and artefacts, great rooms and some amazing scenery. If you have children you can bring them too and they can also have fun in Adventure Playground and you can enjoy some of the best food in the whole Scotland made by personal Chef of the Duke family. Like we already mentioned, this castle is not a museum, it is a breathing home and you will get different experience than usual because you can feel the family history breathing trough the walls. Wherever you go this castle has art and photographs made by older generations of this family.
What you get when you come here is something truly romantic and great. The whole story of this castle and the whole family is impressive and it is something everyone should experience.
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Anstruther is a small village located in area called East Neuk of Fife. Its population is about 3600 and it is probably the largest village on the north coastline. Main industry of this town is, of course, tourism. But, this town is often called a charming fishing village because its harbor is the largest of all the ports in East Neuk area.
If you visit Anstruther there are a lots of things you should visit. First of all, you must go to Anstruther Fish Bar. That bar won large amount of awards in recent years, and one of the most notable is UK Fish and Chip Shop of the year. You should also go on a boat trip to Isle of May. You can go there between May and September and there you should watch out for seals, seabirds and smugglers. It is really an amazing experience. When you come back to the village once again be sure to visit The Scottish Fisheries Museum. That museum got large number of different amounts because it tells you the whole story of fishing in Scotland and if you want to learn something about that then this is the perfect place for you.
Want to hear something that most of the people don’t know? Well, just a few miles to the east from Anstruther village you can find something a very interesting village called Cellardyke. Tourists often don’t go here for different reasons. Either they don’t have time or they don’t know that Cellardyke exists. Cellardyke has an amazing old fishing port and some charming old houses with some great scenery you surely want to see.
What else to say? Anstruther is a charming little town in Scotland that is worth visiting, especially if you love fish and fishing. Trust me, if you visit Anstruther you won’t regret that decision.