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The six free Scottish tourist attractions named among UK’s best

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The list looked at each location’s overall rating on Tripadvisor as well as the percentage of “excellent” reviews left on the travel site.

Out of the 10 spots listed, only four were found to be outside Scotland, seeing popular places across the country dominate the list.

See the six free attractions in Scotland among the best-rated in the UK

The National: Staffa National Nature Reserve was the second best-rated free attraction in the UK.Staffa National Nature Reserve was the second best-rated free attraction in the UK. (Image: Getty)

The best-rated free attraction on the list, which was compiled by Go Outdoors, was the remote Scottish island of St Kilda which had 91% “excellent” reviews.

Speaking of the fascinating island, located 188 miles off the coast of Scotland, the company said: “This isolated archipelago is internationally recognised for its magnificent birdlife and is just as famous for its human history.”

Second on the list was Staffa National Nature Reserve off the Isle of Mull with 88% ‘excellent’ reviews.

It was praised as a “beautiful island” that is  “filled with distinctive rocks, enchanting caves and seabirds.”

Goatfell Mountain came third place and was noted as a “top destination for hillwalkers and climbers.”

The firm added: “It offers spectacular views and is perfect for gazing across the island.”

See the UK’s top-rated free attractions you can visit as Scotland dominates the list

1. St Kilda, Scotland

Overall rating: 5.0

Excellent reviews: 93%

2. Staffa National Nature Reserve, Scotland

Overall rating: 5.0

Excellent reviews: 88%

3. Goatfell, Scotland

Overall rating: 5.0

Excellent reviews: 86%

4. St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve, Scotland

Overall rating: 5.0

Excellent reviews: 84%

The National: The remote Island of St Kilda in Scotland topped the list of free attractions.The remote Island of St Kilda in Scotland topped the list of free attractions. (Image: Getty)

5. Grey Mare’s Tail, Scotland

Overall rating: 5.0

Excellent reviews: 81%

6. RAF Museum Cosford, Shropshire

Overall rating: 5.0

Excellent reviews: 81%

7. Ben Lomond, Scotland

Overall rating: 4.5

Excellent reviews: 79%

8. Durham Cathedral, County Durham

Overall rating: 4.5

Excellent reviews: 78%

9. Kettle’s Yard, Cambridgeshire

Overall rating: 4.5

Excellent reviews: 76%

10. Lady Lever Art Gallery, Merseyside

Overall rating: 4.5

Excellent reviews: 75%

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