* Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness, Highland, Scotland - Founded in the century Urquhart played a role in the Wars of Scottish Independence in the century. The castle, situated on a headland overlooking Loch Ness.
Scotland's top walks: Sandwood Bay, Sutherland This amazing beach in the middle of nowhere. It feels untouched by human beings. Despite its remoteness this perfect arc of sand and dunes is popular with day-trippers. Its right next to Cape Wrath.