Scotland is a progressive nation built on dynamism, creativity and the fabulous warmth of its people. We have a population of around 5.4 million mostly concentrated in the central belt. Our major cities include Edinburgh, the capital, with its iconic hill-top castle, and Glasgow, famed for its vibrant cultural scene.
When you move to Scotland one thing you'll be guaranteed is a friendly welcome. You can also help make your move go as smoothly as possible by taking the time to research what matters to you most. To ensure that you are fully supported on your move to Scotland please let your local council know that you are members of the Armed Forces Community; you will find local council details in the useful information section.
Scotland has a military tradition that is centuries old and has become home to many Armed Forces personnel, veterans and families. We were voted the most beautiful country in the world by a renowned travel guide in 2017 and, with our soaring mountains, gleaming lochs, thick woodland, 300 castles engulfed in history and miles of golden beaches, Scotland's landscapes really will take your breath away.
We are the home of golf and are well known for the beautiful courses scattered throughout the country, as well as our world-famous Highland Games and many other events. You will never be short of something to do or see in Scotland and you can find more information, including free sites and attractions to visit, at www.visitscotland.com