Video: Tour Scotland with actor Alan Cummings

Calton Hill, Edinburgh
The National Monument of Scotland on Calton Hill inspired by the Parthenon in Athens, an unfinished monument to the Scottish servicemen who died in the Napoleonic Wars Credit: VisitBritain/Andrew Pickett

Get a real taste of the spirit of Scotland as the actor and proud Scotsman Alan Cummings shows us around his homeland.

The award-winning A-list actor Alan Cummings is a proud Scotsman who never passes up a chance to sing the praises of his homeland.

When VisitScotland invited him to take NBC host George Oliphant on a whistle-stop tour of his native land and Alan duly obliged. 


Their Scottish adventures include a visit to Alan’s hometown, a Highland safari, ceilidh in Edinburgh, an evening at ancient castle, as well as a whole host of other incredible experiences that sum up the country’s amazing spirit. 

And, if it leaves you inspired to explore Scotland, claim your free 36-page Scotland 2016 Guide, brought to you by BRITAIN and VisitScotland. Discover atmospheric castles and ancient clan culture, plus celebrate Scotland’s pioneering spirit in the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.

Use our guide to plan your visit and see for yourself just why Scotland lingers in the hearts and minds of visitors long after they’ve left – and what makes them return time and again.

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