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121 Scotland Captions For Instagram – Puns, Quotes & Short Captions

From the misty Highlands to the vibrant streets of Edinburgh, Scotland is a photographer’s paradise.

But before you hit that ‘post’ button, you’ll need the perfect caption to complement your stunning shots.

That’s why I’ve spent hours coming up with the best Scotland Instagram captions that will transport your audience to the land of tartan dreams.

P.S. Follow me on Instagram (@travellerselixir) and tag me in your photo for a share!

Best Scotland Instagram Captions

These captions work for any place you’re visiting in Scotland including Edinburgh, Glasgow, the Scottish Highlands, Aberdeen, Loch Ness and more.

Cute Scotland Captions For Instagram

  1. My theory is that all of Scottish cuisine is based on a dare
  1. Put some whiskey in my coffee because it’s Scotland somewhere!
  1. Falling in love with Scotland all over again
  1. You can take the girl out of Scotland but you can’t take the Scottish out of the girl
  1. No, mom, I haven’t learnt how to play the bagpipes yet
  1. Left my heart in Scotland, better go back and get it
  1. It’s bad manners to keep Scotland waiting
  1. Enjoying life one haggis at a time
  1. It’s a Scotland thing, you wouldn’t understand
  1. Found my inner Braveheart while exploring the stunning Scottish landscapes
  1. Did somebody say whiskey?
  1. Stuff that in your haggis and chew it!
  1. Well put on a kilt and call me Scottish
Cute Scotland Instagram caption - No, mom, I haven’t learnt how to play the bagpipes yet
  1. I’m considering a career change to professional bagpipe player!
  1. Just a girl who loves tartan
  1. Scotland’s national animal is the unicorn. Friends, I think I am Scotland
  1. No, mom, I haven’t picked up a Scottish accent yet
  1. Here for the views and whiskey
  1. Adventures are even sweeter when they’re filled with tartan and bagpipes
  1. The one where I go to Scotland
  1. When in doubt, just add whisky
  1. My incurable wanderlust has brought me to…Edinburgh!

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Funny Scotland Captions & Scotland Puns

  1. Wait, Scotland Yard isn’t in Scotland? Next, you’ll tell me the Loch Ness Monster isn’t real!
  1. Scotland, I loch you so much!
  1. Bagpipes: the original surround sound. I’m convinced they’re secretly controlled by mischievous fairies!
  1. Some like it Scot
  1. Scotland has un-loched my heart
  1. It’s gettin’ Scot in here!
Funny Scotland Instagram caption - Well put on a kilt and call me Scottish
  1. Bagpipes, the musical instrument that simultaneously soothes and terrorizes eardrums. It’s a love-hate relationship
  1. Thistle do nicely
  1. Scotch is neat
  1. Kiltn’ it
  1. Visited a haunted castle today. Not gonna lie, I’m now best friends with a friendly ghost named Hamish. We’re pen pals!
  1. Winter in Scotland is snow joke
  1. Aye can’t believe I’m in Scotland
  1. Met a friendly local who taught me the art of Scottish slang. Now I’m fluent in ‘wee’, ‘braw’ and ‘dreich’. Still working on ‘whit’s fur ye’ll no go by ye’
  1. I don’t want to leave, but it’s time to Glasgow
  1. Bought a souvenir kilt and accidentally joined a local wedding procession. I guess I’m part of the family now!
  1. The Scottish Highlands are not to be mist!
  1. Survived the Scottish weather like a true warrior. Wind: 1, Umbrella: 0. On the bright side, I discovered a new hairdo
  1. It’s quite cold here at Edin-brrrr Castle
  1. Highland cattle snuggle up in the rain to keep each udder dry
  1. Even the rain can’t dampen Scotland’s beauty
Funny Scotland pun - Scotland, I loch you so much!
  1. I’m feeling plaid about leaving Scotland
  1. Yes, I love whiskey. Who’s cask-in?
  1. Whisky tasting: because who needs water when you can have a dram of liquid courage?
  1. Wow this Scotland trip is getting Nessy!
  1. Kilt-y as charged!
  1. Don’t let him get away Scot free
  1. I need to mull over my decision on which Scotch to pick
  1. Tried to do a Scottish accent. Now I sound like a mix between Braveheart and a malfunctioning bagpipe. Oops!
  1. Looking forward to Scottish summers, the rain gets warmer
  1. Don’t run with bagpipes. You could put an aye out or worse, get kilt!

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Short Scotland Captions

  1. Where’s the whiskey?!
  1. Off to Scotland, be back never
  1. Living my Scottish fairytale
  1. High in the misty Highlands
  1. You’ll find me in Scotland
Funny Scotland pun - It’s gettin’ Scot in here!
  1. My heart belongs to Scotland
  1. Exploring the land of tartan dreams
  1. Whisky and breathtaking views
  1. Scotch eggs. Haggis. Scotland
  1. Daydreaming in Scotland
  1. Searchin’ for Nessy
  1. Lost in the beauty of the Highlands
  1. Meet me in Glasgow
  1. Real men wear skirts
  1. I’m ready for you Scotland
  1. Kilts & castles
  1. Scotland, where magic meets reality

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Inspirational & Beautiful Scotland Captions

  1. I don’t want to go to heaven, I want to go to Scotland
  1. Feeling blessed to have witnessed Scotland’s beauty firsthand
  1. Scotland, where every corner holds a fairytale waiting to unfold
Funny Scotland caption for Instagram
  1. You can leave Scotland, but it will never leave you
  1. Time and tide for nae man bide – Time waits for no man
  1. Whit’s fur ye’ll no go past ye – Whatever will be, will be
  1. Exploring Scotland’s magic, where dreams and reality intertwine
  1. Thank you Scotland for making me feel so alive
  1. If you follow your heart just right, it will get you to Scotland
  1. People never forget two things: their first love and their first day in Scotland
  1. Scotland gives me butterflies
  1. Embracing the Scottish spirit, fueled by kilts and endless adventures
  1. Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a ticket to Scotland

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Scotland Quotes For Instagram Captions

  1. “Scotland is a picturesque country where the people are friendly yet completely incomprehensible. Also, the national delicacy is a sheep’s stomach filled with its liver, lungs, and heart.” – Adam Schlesinger
  1. “Scotland is so gorgeous that every time I’m there, I start to dream of living there. I want to buy one of those whitewashed cottages with thatch roofs and gaze out at the sea and read my books.” – Julia London
  1. “Scotland: where misty glens and ancient castles dance in harmony and the spirit of adventure flows like a Highland stream.” – Traveller’s Elixir
Beautiful Scotland Instagram caption - Feeling blessed to have witnessed Scotland's beauty firsthand
  1. “There are three reasons why I live in Scotland. First, I like silence, and you have to be a millionaire to buy silence in Italy. Second, I like cold weather. Third, in Italy, I have too many relatives and know too many people, so I never get quiet time.” – Gian Carlo Menotti
  1. “Scotland is about layering. The weather changes every 10 minutes.” – Sam Heughan
  1. “I absolutely love Scotland. I’m always happy there.” – Jennifer Saunders
  1. “There are few places in my life that I’ve found more ruggedly beautiful than the Highlands of Scotland. The place is magical – it’s so far north, so remote, that sometimes it feels like you’ve left this world and gone to another.” – Julia London
  1. “It is one of the most hauntingly beautiful places in the world, the history is fascinating, the men are handsome and the whiskey is delicious.” – J.K. Rowling
  1. “Scotland’s landscapes are a tapestry of dreams, woven with threads of history, myth and breathtaking beauty, inviting travelers to embark on a journey of the soul.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “Did not strong connections draw me elsewhere, I believe Scotland would be the country I would choose to end my days in.” – Benjamin Franklin
  1. “Fantasy, myth, legend, truth – all are intertwined in the story that is Scotland.” – Laurence Overmire
  1. “Amidst the haunting melodies of bagpipes and the whispers of ancient stones, Scotland reveals its secrets to those who listen with open hearts and wander with curious spirits.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “There’s just no place like Scotland when the sun is out. I just love coming home.” – Ashley Jensen
  1. “It is true that I once refused to eat haggis in Scotland and this did not sit well with the local population.” – Rick Riordan
Scotland quote - "Scotland: where misty glens and ancient castles dance in harmony and the spirit of adventure flows like a Highland stream."
  1. “To wander through Scotland is to walk in the footsteps of legends, to be humbled by nature’s grandeur and to discover the true essence of adventure.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “There are two seasons in Scotland: June and winter.” – Billy Connolly
  1. “I love Scotland, mainly for its landscape. I like walking, and it’s a great place to go hiking” – Toby Stephens
  1. “In the untamed wilderness of Scotland, where heather carpets the hills and ancient ruins whisper tales of old, the traveler finds a sanctuary for the heart and a haven for the soul.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here. My heart’s in the Highlands, a chasing the deer. A-chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe, my heart’s in the Highlands wherever I go.” – Robert Burns
  1. “Hey, single malt Scotch, you’re thirty years old. When are you going to settle down and get married to my stomach?” – Stephen Colbert
  1. “Scotland’s beauty is a symphony for the senses, an orchestra of rolling hills, cascading waterfalls and dramatic cliffs, where every note resonates with the awe-inspiring power of nature.” – Traveller’s Elixir
  1. “Scotland’s a pretty place. I mean, as long as it ain’t raining.” – Boo Weekley
  1. “It doesn’t matter if it’s soggy or it’s sunny, there are so many lovely roads and awesome rugged countryside in Scotland – that’s what makes it.” – Edd China
  1. “Scotland is the best place in the whole world.” – Gail Porter
  1. “The best food in the world comes from Scotland, in part at least, because Scotland is the last wilderness area in Europe; therefore the land, freshwater rivers, and lochs and sea waters around the country are clean and pure.” – Lady Claire MacDonald
  1. “There is magic in Scotland. It’s a country with a lot of pride and bravery.” – Gayle Rankin
  1. “The proper drinking of Scotch whiskey is more than indulgence, it is a toast to a civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of man’s determination to use the resources of nature to refresh mind and body and enjoy to the full senses with which he has been endowed.” – David Daiches
Quote about Scotland - “Fantasy, myth, legend, truth - all are intertwined in the story that is Scotland.” - Laurence Overmire
  1. “I went to this beautiful place where the ground moved underneath me and the air was a part of me, and where time stopped. It was amazing and wonderful.” – Cyndi Tefft
  1. “I live out in the country in Scotland and know that if I close my eyes, I can recognize every sound.” – Rory McCann
  1. “Staring into a Scottish landscape, I have often asked myself why – in spite of all appearances – bracken, rocks, man and sea are at some level one.” – Neal Ascherson
  1. “I’m very fond of Glasgow, particularly the West End. The whole stretch of the west coast of Scotland from Loch Lomond up through Mallaig to the Kyle of Lochalsh is so beautiful.” – John Niven
  1. “In Scotland, as beautiful as it is, it was always raining. Even when it wasn’t raining, it was about to rain or had just rained. It’s a very angry sky.” – Colin Hay
  1. “There’s no place on Earth with more of the old superstitions and magic mixed into its daily life than the Scottish Highlands.” – Diana Gabaldon
  1. “I remember every stone, every tree, the scent of heather. Even when the thunder growled in the distance, and the windswept up the valley in fitful gusts, oh, it was beautiful home sweet home.” – Beatrix Potter
  1. “Edinburgh isn’t so much a city, more a way of life…I doubt I’ll ever tire of exploring Edinburgh, on foot or in print.” – Ian Rankin
  1. “I’d live in Glasgow if I could. I can’t praise it enough; it’s the nicest place I have ever worked and I’ve worked in a lot of nice places.” – Roxanne McKee
  1. “Wherever I wander, wherever I rove, the hills of the highland forever I love.” – Robert Burns
  1. “For in the lowlands we walk with the body only; in the highlands we walk with the mind.” – Henry Stephens Salt

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Scotland Hashtags For Instagram Likes

  1. #scotlandtravel
  1. #scotlandexplore
  1. #scotlandshots
  1. #scotlandlover
  1. #scotlandhighlands
  1. #scotlandphotography
  1. #scotlandisnow
  1. #scotlandlove
  1. #scotlandtrip
  1. #scotland_greatshots
  1. #scotlandsites
  1. #scotlandscenery
  1. #scotland_insta
  1. #scotlandroadtrip
  1. #scotland_lover
  1. #hiddenscotland
  1. #lovescotland
  1. #instascotland
  1. #scotland_ig
  1. #explorescotland

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I hope these fun captions have inspired your creativity and added a touch of Scottish charm to your posts.

Whether you’re wandering through the cobblestone streets of Edinburgh, hiking rugged mountains or indulging in a wee dram of whisky, these captions will help you capture the essence of Scotland.


Megan Jones is a travel expert and founder of Traveller's Elixir, who has been travelling the world full time since 2021. Megan's travel tips been featured in numerous media outlets including Metro, Timeout, Thrillist and more.

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