Best places in Scotland to see the Northern Lights: The Northern Lights captured over Mull in August

Best places in Scotland to see the Northern Lights: The Northern Lights captured over Mull in August

Northern lights over Caithness, Scotland. Photo by Maciej Winiarczyk. Life on a Small Island blog.

Northern lights over Caithness, Scotland. Photo by Maciej Winiarczyk. Life on a Small Island blog.

Scotland road trip: Driving to the Isle of Skye from Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Driving to the Isle of Skye, Scotland

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A list of 10 amazing things to do on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. Picture perfect landscapes, outstanding wildlife experiences - this Scotish island is the perfect place to travel. Click for more.

10 amazing things to do on the Isle of Skye

A list of 10 amazing things to do on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. Picture perfect landscapes, outstanding wildlife experiences - this Scotish island is the perfect place to travel. Click for more.

Callanish Stones On Fire!  Isle of Lewis, Scotland © sandiephotos.com

Callanish Stones On Fire! Isle of Lewis, Scotland © sandiephotos.com

Although the Northern Lights do put on some of their most spectacular displays over Scandinavia, the aurora is also visible in northern parts of the Scottish mainland as well as Shetland and Orkney, where the lights are known as the “merry dancers”.

Although the Northern Lights do put on some of their most spectacular displays over Scandinavia, the aurora is also visible in northern parts of the Scottish mainland as well as Shetland and Orkney, where the lights are known as the “merry dancers”.

This series of incredible photos were all taken from the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides.

10 Breathtaking Photos Of The Northern Lights, Taken On A Scottish Island

This series of incredible photos were all taken from the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides.

There is no exact science to seeing the Northern Lights, and that there’s never any guarantee. Though from the northernmost fjords of Norway to the snow-enveloped wilderness of Alaska, here are some of your best bets.

Best Countries to See the Northern Lights

There is no exact science to seeing the Northern Lights, and that there’s never any guarantee. Though from the northernmost fjords of Norway to the snow-enveloped wilderness of Alaska, here are some of your best bets.

"Northern lights at *Pentland Hills, Edinburgh, Scotland*"   |Photo by ~Semi-detached~ (Stewart) April 20 2008  West Linton, Scotland, United Kingdom|

"Northern lights at *Pentland Hills, Edinburgh, Scotland*" |Photo by ~Semi-detached~ (Stewart) April 20 2008 West Linton, Scotland, United Kingdom|

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