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Scotland Has Been Voted The World’s Most Beautiful Country

Scotland Has Been Voted The World’s Most Beautiful Country

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Ask anyone about their recent trip, and they’ll likely say, “It was so beautiful!”, whatever the destination.

And while you’d be hard-pressed to see all the world’s picturesque spots for yourself in the space of a lifetime, there are some you can bet will be just as spectacular whether you get there in five years or 50.

A reader poll by Rough Guides has seen Scotland named the world’s most beautiful country, with Canada and New Zealand close behind. Scroll down to see which of the world’s most spectacular destinations made the top 10. [listicle]

Scotland

Scotland

Pictured: Tantallon castle and bass rock, Scotland

Image: Guiseppe Milo / Flickr

Canada

Banff

Pictured: Moraine Lake, Alberta

Image: davebloggs007 / Flickr

New Zealand

Lake Tekapo, NZ

Pictured: Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Tekapo

Image: Bernard Spragg. NZ / Flickr

Italy

Vatican City

Pictured: Vatican City, Rome

Image: Guiseppe Milo / Flickr

South Africa

Lion cub

Pictured: A cub at Lion Park, Johannesburg

Image: Tambako The Jaguar / Flickr

Indonesia

Tanah Lot

Pictured: Batu Bolong, Tanah Lot

Image: alex hanoko / Flickr

England

Salisbury Cathedral

Pictured: Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury

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Alex looking off towards the beach in the Gold Coast

Image: Pedro Szekely / Flickr

Iceland

Iceland

Pictured: Jökulsárlón, Iceland

Image: Andres Nieto Porras / Flickr

USA

Monument Valley

Pictured: Monument Valley, on the Arizona-Utah border

Image: James Faulkner / Flickr

Wales

Wales

Pictured: Padarn Lake, Llanberis

Image: Hefin Owen / Flickr
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