If you have been feeling a little bit bored of doing the same things all the time, you may be looking to switch up some of your hobbies and try something fun and new. Trying new things, even those a little bit outside of your comfort zone, can be very beneficial for your personal growth. We’ve had a look around and collated a list of all the trendiest hobbies that are super trendy right now in Scotland.

  • Online casino games

The online casino game industry has been vastly expanding internationally over the past few years – and now it has exploded in many Scottish communities across the country. Online sites, and apps such as Mr Green  -a three time Gaming Awards winner – offer you a classy platform on which you can play many exhilarating and fun casino games, such as slots, blackjack, and roulette. It’s so much fun, and super easy to play. Whether you want to play from your computer or your mobile device, you will have a great time.

  • Golf

While golf used to be fairly trendy, it went through a bit of a dip in popularity as many people stopped golfing. However, golf in Scotland is now experiencing a big resurgence in popularity. This could be in part due to more younger players picking up this relaxing and technical sport that requires much skill, determination and focus.

  • Pokémon GO

This year Pokémon GO has been a worldwide trend, with people of all ages taking to the streets with their smartphones in the hopes of catching some rare Pokémon while out. Scotland is no exception when it comes to the Pokémon Go hype, even with dedicated online groups and maps detailing where poke-stops and gyms are located. If you have not joined the craze yet, download the app now and get some fresh air outside –hopefully you will find a Pikachu there!

  • Podcasts

Podcasts are really amazing, and they are becoming more and more popular in Scotland too! Podcasts are great for a variety of reasons; you get to learn new things very easily, you can learn about topics you like in more details and it’s a great thing to listen to when you are stuck in traffic or want to make household tasks such as washing the dishes a little loess boring! The BBC’s Radio Scotland has some really wonderful podcasts you can listen to here.

  • Knitting

This may sound like an old ladies hobby, but many younger people, both men and women, are beginning to enjoy the calming craft of knitting. Knitting can be very relaxing and meditative; helping you reduce your stress levels. It is also a wonderful feeling to be able to make something from start to finish –even if it is just a simple scarf!

Hopefully these five trendy hobbies that people all over Scotland are enjoying will inspire you to try something new. You never know if you will like an activity until you try it!