Visit Scotland

While you are studying in or visiting Scotland, use these suggestions to find out what’s on, where to visit and where to stay.

The main website for information for visitors to Scotland is

The Tourist Information Centres by Waverley Station in Edinburgh, at 170 Buchanan Street Glasgow and on Market Street in the centre of St Andrews, are a great source of information about the country including companies that offer realistically-priced trips lasting from 1 to 3 days.

Your hosting universities also offer activities specially for international students and as these are usually subsidized, their prices are very competitive. is a good source for events in the UK generally.

Museums and galleries


The National Galleries of Scotland house permanent collections and a changing programme of visiting exhibitions and events – go to

Go to for the National Museums of Scotland website.

Theatres: Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre and King’s Theatre share a website The Lyceum Theatre is and the Traverse Theatre is In Glasgow cover both the Theatre Royal and the King’s Theatre. The Citizens Theatre is

Concerts: The Usher Hall and the Queens Hall are the main music venues in Edinburgh. In Glasgow look for information on