Suzie Skipper picks her 'must-see' highlights:
From Land’s end to...
You can’t go any further North on the British mainland than John O’Groats. enjoy watching seals, puffins and whales, biking around the coast or take a 40min boat trip to Orkney.
No visit to Scotland would be complete without a trip to Edinburgh. Take in the Fringe, visit the castle or see the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Tee off with the experts
Golf and Scotland go hand-in-hand. Gleneagles on the east coast in Perthshire has a wonderful free Children’s Summer Programme from 25 June–4 Sept.
Toss the Caber
Experience the Highland Games; tossing the caber, tug-o-war, Scottish dancing and piping and sample the local food and drink.
Has anyone seen Nessie?
Mysterious green Nessie is waiting to be discovered at Loch Ness. Kids will love to follow Nessie’s story at the loch Ness Centre where you can book a boat trip.
Britain's Highest Peak
Charlie Erith takes his son up Ben Nevis for a view of the Highlands that cannot be caught on camera.