10 Reasons to Visit Scotland this Year – 2014

By on July 5, 2014

Scotland has a natural beauty and a turbulent history that makes many travelers from all around the world to visit this small country every year. The below mentioned are the top 10 reasons on why one must visit Scotland this year.

The Homecoming Year

The year 2014 has been made as the Year for Homecoming and the government of Scotland has made ways to welcome all the Scottish disasporas back home with a great celebration awaiting for them.

The John Muir Way Opens

Marking the 100th Death anniversary of John Muir Way, a 134 mile long trail has been planned to happen this year. Walking the whole distance can take twelve days and it will be followed by celebratory events in the John Muir Festival.

The Commonwealth Games

The commonwealth games take place once in every four years and this year it will happen in Scotland hosted by Glasgow.

Reasons to Visit Scotland this Year

MTV Europe Gives Away Music Awards

The 20th MTV Music award happens this year and it is said to be held in the SSE Hydro open arena.

The Ryder Cup

Scotland will host yet another major sporting event named as the Ryder Cup this year and it will be a face off between Europe and the United States.

700th Independence Day

By the month of June, Scotland tastes their 700 year’s victory against the English in a crucial battle that lead to their Independence.

Forth Road Bridge Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

The Forth Road bridge connects the Lothian and Fife region for more than fifty years. There will be a 10 day festival celebrating the 50th anniversary.

The Biggest Contemporary Show

An exhibition has been arranged to showcase the works of visual artists that were done twenty five years back. More than sixty galleries can be witnessed in this art show.

Andy Murray and the Hotel

Andy Murray is about to open his own hotel that has more than ten guest rooms and foods that are cooked by chef Albert Roux.

Time for Independence

This year will mark the people of Scotland marking their votes for an independent nation.

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