13 of Scotland’s most picturesque seaside towns that are well worth a visit
Few places in Scotland can be more dramatic than where the land meets the sea and it’s on the coast where you’ll find some of the country’s most picturesque towns.
With plenty of open space, dynamic views and that wonderful sea air, here are some of Scotland’s most beautiful seaside towns.
1. Portree, Isle of Skye
The capital town on the Isle of Skye is a picturesque harbour town with bright coloured houses and the island's stunning scenery all around. The name is though to be derived from Port Righ, which means King's Port in Gaelic.
The capital of the Isle of Mull is perhaps one of the most instantly recogniseable towns in Scotland. With its vibrant harbour street filled with brightly coloured houses being a magnet for tourists heading to the island.
Millport holds fun memories for most people living on the west coast of Scotland and is still considered to be a big draw for tourists from both home and abroad with its welcoming community and views across to the Isle of Arran.