If the weather is nice, pack your swimsuit and head to East Lothian's sandy beaches, the sunniest place in Scotland.
The region is dominated by about 65 km of beaches stretching from Musselburgh to Dunbar. Wonderful seaside towns line the coast and offer quaint streets, bustling shops, restaurants and galleries.
You won’t find many places in Scotland with more history than Clackmannanshire, a strategic location for settlements since the Prehistoric Age.
Take the Tower Trail that encompasses four medieval towers and one manor house, each with its own fascinating history. The Ochil Hills provide a fantastic backdrop while you’re winding your way through sleepy villages.
Whether watching squirrels near the Wirral or walking in Wonderland with Lewis Carroll, there is plenty to do outside Liverpool.
Spain's Costa del Sol has a reputation that precedes it, but these five locations may just show you a side to Andalusia you've never seen before.