VisitScotland launches virtual reality tours of Scots landmarks

A host of Scotland’s best-known visitor attractions and historic landmarks have been turned into virtual reality experiences for a new mobile phone app.

Forth rail bridge


Would-be visitors will be able to explore Edinburgh Castle. the National Museum of Scotland, the Forth Bridges, the Kelpies, Eilean Donan Castle, Glasgow Cathedral and the Glenfinnan Viaduct thanks to the latest technological innovation from VisitScotland.

It has joined forces with a team from Edinburgh Napier University and the leading digital agency Whitespace to design the app, which the tourism agency hopes will help attract people to holiday in Scotland for the first time.

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Historical landmarks, striking architecture, spectacular countryside and some of Scotland’s finest golf courses await you in the East of Scotland.

Culturally diverse, architecturally stunning and historically rich, the West of Scotland is home to innovation, celebration and offers diverse career prospects in finance, science and more.

Discover award-winning towns and cities, breathtaking scenery and a quality lifestyle in Dundee, Perth and Tayside. An innovative and exciting place to expand your career.

Inverness and the Highlands offers welcoming communities coupled with some of the world’s most stunning scenery.

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For the full article visit the Scotsman website.