Lonely Planet Ranks Scotland as 3rd Best Place To Visit
Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2014 contributor Tom Hall said: “Next year Scotland will be well-deservedly taking the spotlight on the world stage…The country’s buzzing cities and stunning scenery have plenty to offer visitors, combined with an incredible calendar of events and Scotland looks set for a year-long celebration.”
Lonely Planet said Scotland’s “jam-packed schedule of world-class events” made it “the place to be” in 2014. The Commonwealth Games take place in Glasgow next summer. The Ryder Cup will be held at Gleneagles and next year is also Scotland’s Year of Homecoming. The book also cited Highland Games and the Edinburgh festivals as events that will draw travellers to Scotland next year, and it said the country’s cities were well worth a visit.
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