Regions To Check Out In Scotland

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Scotland is not just home to chilly glens and wintry lochs.

It’s also home to some of the world’s most beautiful regions.

Here are the regions to check out in Scotland:

East Lothian

Formerly known as Haddingtonshire, East Lothian is a registration county in Scotland that is surrounded by the Midlothian, the Scottish Borders, and the city of Edinburgh (where the best universities in Scotland are located).

It is home to towering castles, historical buildings, and pristine beaches such as the Dirleton Castle, Fa’side Castle, Lennoxlove Historical House, Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum, Seacliff Beach, and Yellowcraig. It’s also best known for surfing activities in Dunbar and sailing activities in North Berwick, as well as Gleckinchie Distillery or National Museum of Flight and Bass Rock or John Muir Way.

West Lothian

Formerly known as Linlithgowshire, West Lothian is a historic county in Scotland that is surrounded by the River Avon and the River Almond.

It is home to towering castles, historical buildings, and scenic parks such as the Blackness Castle, Linlithgow Castle, Houpton House, Torpichen Preceptory, Beecraig Country Park, and Polkemmet Country Park. It’s also best known for kids’ activities in Five Sisters Zoo and outdoor activities in Almond Valley, as well as Linlithgow Loch or Stables Tearoom and Livingston Designer Outlet or The Centre.

Midlothian

Formerly known as Edinburghshire, Midlothian is a registration county in Scotland that is surrounded by the East Lothian, the Scottish Borders, and the city of Edinburgh.

It is home to towering castles, historical buildings, scenic parks, and other landmarks such as the Borthwick Castle, Crichton Castle, Mavisbank House, National Mining Museum, Roslin Glen Country Park, Vogrie Country Park, Pentland Hills, and Wallace’s Cave. It’s also best known for Da Vinci Code’s Rosslyn Chapel and the world’s oldest tropical butterfly conservation area Butterfly and Insect World.

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