Forget Summer, This is Where You Really Need to Go This Autumn

Autumn Colours | Scottish Highlands
Autumn Colours | Scottish Highlands
Photo of Tori Chalmers
22 September 2017

Scenic wizardry at its finest: Scotland in autumn is spellbinding due to whimsical mists and animated mixtures of vibrant shades. This dance shared between Mother Nature and her landscapes creates a cathartic release of colours that blanket the Scottish Highlands. So forget the post-summer blues and add those autumnal Highland hues to that wanderlist.

A forest-rimmed sheet of flawless glass, Glencoe Lochan is a scene from a dream.

Glencoe Lochan In Autumn

Welcome to Scotland 😍

Wild Stag In The Scottish Highlands

Dating back to the 13th century, Eilean Donan takes the crown as Scotland’s most photographed castle. Her Insta-game is off the charts.

Eilean Donan Castle

Those purple-hued carpets of Highland heather though!

Highland Heather

Hogwarts students have it so good…

Glenfinnan Viaduct

Sometimes the most isolated spots make for the greatest epiphanies 💫

Autumn In Scottish Highlands

Is this the prettiest shipwreck ever?

Scottish Shipwreck, Loch Ness

As bonnie as can be, the Buachaille is a pilgrimage site for climbers and a natural work of art.

Buachaille Etive Mòr & River Coupall, Scottish Highlands

Oh ye know, just the Highlands awash with a cocktail of colours and life-affirming views.

Autumn Colours In The Scottish Highlands

The best kind of wake up call 😎

Loch an Rusgaidh, Trossachs

In need of some serious road trip inspiration?

Scotland Autumnal Landscape

Wild camping done Scottish-style #adventuregoals

Suilven Wild Camp | © John McSporran/Flickr

Pure autumnal alchemy.

The Enchanted Forest | © John McSporran/Flickr

Munro dreaming and leafy canvases adding a sprinkling of magic to autumn.

Highland Autumn Landscape

Celestial perfection and a wide open road — a recipe for exploring.

Pitlochry Stars

Is this not romance in ruins and mist?

Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness

‘Wherever I wander, Wherever I rove, The hills of the Highlands for ever I love’ – Robert Burns

Autumn Colours In Highlands