Edinburgh, Highlands and Beaches

Scotland plays host to some of the world’s most stunning landscapes. With mythical attributes, legend and history, you’re sure to find something magical. Whether you choose to explore the wild, yet beautiful Highlands or discover a capital city steeped in history, Scotland offers a unique home for remarkable events.

A capital city: Things to do in Edinburgh

Craft the adventure you want to have. From historic buildings to modern spaces, Edinburgh presents a wide range of noteworthy venues. Maximise your event and impress your guests in a city filled with excitement. 

Access to Edinburgh is easy. With Edinburgh airport nearby, frequent trains, taxis, and trams, you and your team can get here from anywhere in the world. Here is a handful of the fantastic experiences you can have:


  • From grand hotels to self-catering boats, find your perfect place to stay

  • Discover whisky tasting experiences

  • Uncover the underground city at Mary King’s Close

  • Explore the streets that inspired the story of Harry Potter

  • Push it to the limits with rock climbing, sailing and hillwalking 

  • Can you escape before time runs out? Find out in one of the many escape rooms

  • Find your need for speed at go-karting

  • Feel regal at historic venues, such as castles and palaces


“This is a city of shifting light, of changing skies, of sudden vistas.

A city so beautiful it breaks the heart again and again.”


Alexander McCall Smith


Home to the world’s largest arts festival and world-renowned corporate events, Edinburgh is a home for the smallest meetings to the largest exhibitions. Here are a handful of the standout venues:


More than mountains: Things to do in the Scottish Highlands

From battlefields to crofts, and caves to castles, the Scottish Highlands offer excitement filled adventures. Make your tracks in the mountains. Discover the towering rocks and wild lochs. Find out how cloudy days can become sunny days at the turn of a corner.
Dramatic skies. Ancient land. Breathtaking wildlife.

Image by Mike Smith

“Beautiful, Glorious Scotland, has spoilt me for every other country.”

Mary Todd Lincoln

Inspire your team on a scenic journey and host them against a stunning backdrop in the Scottish Highlands. Here is a handful of the fantastic experiences you can have:


  • Step out of your comfort zone with white-water rafting

  • Host your own Highland Games

  • Test your survival skills in a wilderness challenge

  • Put your skills to the test with off-road driving or trek the mud on a quad bike

  • Try pigeon clay shooting on a private estate

  • Discover what the “angel’s share” is on a whisky distillery tour

  • Get lost in nature on a Highland safari

  • Become a Highland warrior and re-enact a clan charge


Host your event against a jaw-dropping backdrop. From exclusive events to team building, and product launches to seminars, the Scottish Highlands provides space for it all.

Sand and sea: Best beaches in Scotland

Discover turquoise waters, crashing waves, and white sands. The beaches of Scotland are invigorating and help to bring the senses alive for team-building activities. Coming in various sizes, there are few beaches in the world as special as those in Scotland.

Image by Eilis Garvey

“Taste the salt in the wind, hear the seabirds call to each other over the crashing sounds of the waves, and see the pure sands stretching for miles before your bare feet.”

Visit Scotland


From beach volleyball to sand-castle building, a day at the beach is the perfect place for salt-air fun. Here are five of the top beaches in Scotland to inspire your guests:


  1. Amidst the scattered islands of Shetland, you’ll find St. Ninian’s Isle. Walk across the natural white-sand causeway towards a blissful isle, and feel inspired by the crashing waves on either side.

  2. Find clear-blue waters next to a little crofting village. Luskentyre Sands on Isle of Harris is part of the Hebridean Way Cycling Route.

  3. A city beach is the perfect place for work and play. Aberdeen Beach offers three kilometres of golden sands and opportunities to see bottlenose dolphins.

  4. Situated in the coastal town of St. Andrews, West Sands Beach features atmospheric seas. This beach is near world-famous golf courses and the historic town.

  5. Tread the waves on a surfboard, befriend hermit crabs in the rock pools, and discover beautiful wildlife. Coldingham Bay in Eyemouth is situated a one-hour drive from the City of Edinburgh.