What are the most rewarding aspects of retiring in Scotland?
We asked retirees what they find the most rewarding about retiring in Scotland. They wrote...
"Retiring in Scotland offers a wealth of opportunities to explore the country's stunning natural beauty, from its rugged mountains and lochs to its rolling hills and lush green valleys. Scotland is also home to a vibrant culture, with a rich history and a wide variety of attractions, from castles and museums to galleries and theatres. Retirees can also take advantage of Scotland's excellent healthcare system, as well as its low cost of living and generous pension system. Finally, Scotland is a great place to make new friends and build a strong social network, with plenty of activities and events to get involved in," remarked another expat who made the move to Scotland.
- What should I pack when moving to Scotland?
- Where should I setup a bank account in Scotland?
- Will I be able to find a job in Scotland?
- What is life like in Scotland?
- What do expats in Scotland appreciate most about the local culture?
- What do expats find most challenging?
- Is there a lot of crime in Scotland?
- Is there a lot of diversity? Are people in Scotland accepting of differences?
- What are the schools in Scotland like?
- What are healthcare services like in Scotland?
- What are medical services in Scotland like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Scotland?
- What are emergency services like in Scotland?
- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
- Are common prescription medications available in Scotland?
- How are local medical facilities in Scotland?
- As a foreigner living in Scotland, will I have access to public healthcare? What is it like?
- What have your experiences during the pandemic with the local healthcare system been like?
What are the most rewarding aspects of retiring in Scotland?If you live in Scotland, newcomers to Scotland would love to hear your answer to this question.