Scottish movie locations
With the sheer drama and poetry of Scotland's landscape, from vibrant cities to rugged mountains, sweeping coastline to desolate moor, it's hardly surprising that some Scottish locales have become the inspiration for many filmmakers, who have immortalised these places forever in cinema.
If you're a film buff, or simply fascinated to see the reality of some of these places, why not take a look at our guide to some of the best Scottish movie locations that you can visit. You don't have to leave from platform nine and three-quarters to ride the railway line which spirited Harry Potter and his magical friends to Hogwarts and nor do you have to be a super spy to visit the castle which played a starring role in a Bond film.
In fact, Scotland is peppered with moors, valleys, villages, railways and castles which have all appeared through the decades on the silver screen. And, because of their sheer beauty or drama have become more than simply the backdrop to many films which will stand the test of time. They have become iconic destinations in their own right. Read our guide and decide for yourself which of these locations will make it onto your list of must-see places.