Scotland's dramatic history spans 8,000 years, years marked by invasions and independence, wars and religious upheavals, intrigues and subjugation. Delve into the history of this proud nation whilst exploring its breathtaking landscapes, abundance of wildlife and the greatness of its people.



Scottish border regions

Fall under the spell of the beauty and enthralling history of the Scottish Borders. Discover a gentler pace of life amid the sweeping valleys, emerald forests and heather-clad moorlands of this outstanding part of the world.

The region is home to an array of castles, manor houses, abbey and priories... Food & drink is at the heart of it all with so many local producers around. The landscapes are fabulous and the small towns will welcome you in and make you feel at home.

A Northern Secrets tour of the Scottish borders can start from Newcastle in the South or Edinburgh in the North - several options can be tailored to suit your group. Find your perfect trip with Northern Secrets.


Edinburgh - Scotland's great capital

Welcome to Edinburgh, inspiring capital of Scotland, where centuries of history meet a vibrant, cosmopolitan city in an unforgettable setting. Split into three areas, the city offers you everything from history, culture, the outdoors, shopping all the way through to sport and nightlife. Discover stunning scenery, striking architecture and fine food, and beautiful coast and countryside in the nearby Lothians.

Northern Secrets' private Edinburgh tours can be incorporated into any trip you may be planning to Scotland's capital or as a single entity during your visit. Why not book a complete trip from Edinburgh with Us and discover a tailored Scotland tour designed specifically for you and your party.



Highlands - discover stunning landscapes and hidden gems

The Highlands are vast and a beautiful, inspiring region of ancient landscapes with a fascinating history. Witness the amazing wildlife and take part in some thrilling outdoor activities - explore the many mountains and glens, the stunning islands and stretches of coastline and follow the country's only Malt Whisky Trail.

There is so much to do that you ideally want to spend quite some time here. Create your bespoke trip to Scotland with Northern Secrets and we will help you experience the very best of the Scottish Highlands and bring you closer to nature, culture and the true Scottish countryside...


Glasgow - Scotland's cultural capital

Scotland’s city of style, where you can find world-class attractions, museums and galleries, stunning architecture, works by renowned designer and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh and one of the best city centre shopping experiences in the UK.

But Glasgow is not just Glasgow - the surrounding area boasts some fabulous scenery, the Clyde Valley have world-class museums, galleries and whisky distilleries... Beyond the cityscapes, you’ll find lush countryside, great family days out and a wealth of fascinating history as you follow the path of the River Clyde.

Discover more on a Northern Secrets guided tour of Scotland.