Places to Visit

Scott’s life and stories have a rich association with many places across Scotland and further afield. Explore some of those sites on our interactive map.


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Glasgow Cathedral

Walter Scott gives a detailed description of Glasgow Cathedral in his epic novel, Rob Roy.

When the book’s English narrator, Francis Osbaldistone, enters Glasgow Cathedral for the first time, he is awed by its unusual appearance and atmosphere. 

Cathedral Precinct, Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0QZ