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Why Visit Scotland?

Touring Scotland

There is no doubt Scotland is a beautiful country, so if you haven’t had the chance of touring Scotland, put it on your list for future travels.  Nomadic Scotland Land Rover Defender Hire, is located in the picturesque town of Crieff, Scotland.

If you are a keen explorer, enjoy stunning views, great food, friendly locals and exciting adventures, Scotland will offer you a multitude of hot spots to enjoy. We have put together a list of just some of the places you will love to visit.  If you are considering hiring our 4 x 4 Land Rover Defender, you may want to visit the city attractions first and stay for a day or two before collection.



National Museum of Scotland

Although you will never tire of the scenery in Scotland, you may decide to take in the beautiful treasures inside the National Museum of Scotland.  It is known to be one of the most popular attractions in the UK outside of London and offers an all-year-round programme of various, temporary exhibitions.  You will guarantee to witness a trove of ancient artefacts and learn about some of Scotland’s history. 




Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland.  A historical city that is known for its diversity of attractions.  You will find long, sandy beaches, hills, parks and landmarks.  These include Edinburgh Castle, the Scottish Parliament and Holyrood Palace.  Edinburgh attracts over 1 million people from overseas a year, therefore making it one of the top tourist destinations in the UK.  If you time your visit right, you can enjoy the annual Fringe Festival, one of the largest arts festivals in the world.


Royal Botanic Gardens

The Royal Botanic Gardens located in Edinburgh.  Founded in 1670, the 72 acres of stunning land will offer you a place of peace and tranquillity. You can discover a history dating back to nearly 350 years.  An attraction the entire family will enjoy.




Crieff is a beautiful country town set amidst Perthshire’s stunning scenery.  It is a popular holiday destination, where thousands of people travel each year to take in the majestic views and visit the vast amount of local attractions.  If you enjoy the occasional whiskey, you will appreciate the famous Grouse Experience at the Glenturret Distillery.  If you prefer a more scenic attraction, you should visit Drummond Castle Gardens.  These gardens are one of Europe’s and Scotland’s most impressive formal gardens and have featured in many films, TV programmes and adverts.


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North Coast 500

If you are hoping for a scenic adventure, North Coast Route 500 is a stunning one.  It was created in 2014 and established by Prince Charles in 2015.  The idea behind this beautiful route was to help economic growth across the North Highlands.  Your journey will start at Inverness and take you through over 500 miles of unspoilt, scenic landscape.  To fully appreciate everything that is on offer, it is best to allow at least five days on your travels.  You will find whiskey distilleries, beautiful churches and plenty of deserted beaches. It certainly won’t be a boring drive! Especially if you are cruising around in our 4 x 4 Land Rover Defender.  Route 500 is said to be Scotland’s equivalent to Americas Route 66.


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Loch Ness

We are confident most people have heard of Loch Ness.  Not only for the beautiful landscape but also the famous myth that is Nessie.  Thousands of people still travel to Loch Ness in the hope they may see our local hero.  However, if you want to take in the stunning scenery, hire a kayak or visit historic castles, you will not be disappointed.  Fort Augustus should be on your itinerary. Although small, there is plenty to do.  It is situated on the shore at the southwestern end of Loch Ness. There are beautiful walks, hikes and plenty of boating activity.


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Glencoe is famous for being one of Scotland’s most scenic and historic glens.  It was also recently voted one of the most romantic.  Located in an area of natural beauty on Rannoch Moor, it is the perfect attraction for keen hikers and those who enjoy mountaineering. Although there is ample accommodation available, imagine waking up, unzipping your IKamper Skycamp roof tent and breathing in the air from the Highlands of Scotland.  The views are truly breathtaking and will leave you feeling invigorated and wanting more. At Nomadic Scotland, you can hire a luxury, 4 x 4 Land Rover Defender. We like to keep things simple and offer a complete adventure package.


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Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in Britain and is one of a group of famous mountains located in Scotland.  Tourists travel from all over the world to join other mountaineers. Take in the breath-taking views along the way.  If you are not experienced in mountaineering, you might want to consider attempting a smaller mountain first.  Fort William and Glen Nevis offer equally stunning views.  You might even consider taking the opportunity to wild camp, although check you are allowed first.  Scotland has some amazing destinations that allow you to do this, but there are exceptions.


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The Outer Hebrides

The Outer Hebrides are also known as The Western Isles.  It is an island chain off the north-west coast of Scotland, consisting of more than 70 islands.  Only 15 of these stunning islands are inhabited. With a string of untouched coastlines and vibrant green expanses offering peace and tranquillity. You can breathe in the fresh Scottish air, listen to the crashing waves and enjoy the sound of nature.  Park up your Land Rover Defender, and take a short ferry trip to enjoy the trip of a lifetime.


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Hire a 4 x 4 Land Rover Defender

In conclusion, Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries that is easily accessible.  When touring in Scotland, there are plenty of activities to enjoy.  However, if you want to take full advantage of the beautiful views on your adventure, and not have to worry about sticking to a strict itinerary, why not hire the ultimate 4×4 experience in Scotland?  Contact us for availability.


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