Scotland voted world’s most beautiful country
Scotland’s fabulously diverse landscapes and wild and rugged beauty outranked every other destination to be named the most beautiful country in the world by readers of Rough Guides.
A look at the top three spots suggests that readers love countries that boast large, open spaces and dramatic natural scenery. IN second place is Canada and New Zealand is third.
You can see the top 20 most beautiful countries in the world, as voted by Rough Guides readers.
Scotland in photographs
Here are just a few photos to inspire you to visit our most beautiful country. Also see 10 wild places to visit in Scotland.