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Off-road driving & guided tours around the rugged & incredibly scenic landscape of Loch Lo...
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Skye High Wildlife

Skye is a magical place to visit for all kinds of reasons but mainly to experience the nat...
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Ferrycroft Visitor Centre

If its forest trails, wildlife, archeology and a good day out with the family you are look...
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The Wee House

If you are anywhere near Loch Shin look out for the unusual sight of a house in the middle...
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Falls of Shin

You can have a fabulous day out with the family at The Falls of Shin. Nature, wildlife, fo...
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Yesnaby

Yesnaby is a must for all nature lovers. It’s the coastal region on the west of the Orkn...
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The Old Man of Hoy

A trip to Orkney would not be complete without a view of the Old Man of Hoy. This is a 137...
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See the Aurora Borealis in Orkney

The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights as they are known is a wonder to see in the skies...
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Orkney Festivals

Tre are lots of Festivals on throughout the Orkney Isles. Why not time your trip to coinci...
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Highland Park Distillery

Find out how Highland Park Whisky is made and all about its Viking roots in Orkney....
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The Boat Shed Café

Newly opened is The Boat Shed Café which is open 10am – 4pm every day, except Mondays a...
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Tarskavaig

Tarskavaig is the largest of several small settlements found along the west coast of the S...
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The Misty Bottle Shop

The Misty Bottle is a little shop selling whisky, gin, craft and draft beer and gifts. It...
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Dinosaur Prints at Staffin & Duntulm

There is evidence that megalosaurus, ornithopods, stegosaurus and cetiosaurus once walked ...
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Assynt

Assynt is an area in North Western Scotland that offers a variety of scenery with its moor...
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Whaligoe Steps

Whaligoe Steps zigzag down the 250ft cliff face to give you access to Whaligoe Haven. When...
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Nairn

While visiting Inverness, take a day to explore the nearby town of Nairn, and its lovely b...
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Fort George

Fort George is the largest historic artillery fortification in the UK, and possibly the la...
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Loch Ness

Loch Ness is famous all around the world for the monster that is said to live in its depth...
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Culloden Visitor Centre

The biggest historical attraction in this area is Culloden Battlefield. This is the site w...
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The Island of Inchmurrin

Inchmurrin is an idyllic and peaceful inland island in Loch Lomond. This 113 hectare islan...
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Loch Goil

Hidden amongst the hills and mountains, this 85 metre deep sea loch on the Cowal Peninsula...
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Mount Stuart House

Mount Stuart House & Gardens is located on the Isle of Bute just four miles from the ferry...
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Isle of Bute

The island of Bute measures about 15 miles by 4 miles and offers a varied landscape, lots ...
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Benmore Botanic Garden

With sever miles of trails to follow around this garden and a host of different types of p...
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Castle Stalker

If you find yourself driving along the A828 from Creagan to Ballachulish look out for this...
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McCaig's Tower

McCaig’s Tower looks similar to a Colosseum and sits on top of Battery Hill overlooking ...
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Isle of Iona

Take a Ferry to Iona and be inspired. Iona is a little island off the coast of Mull which ...
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Fingal’s Cave on Staffa

Take a boat trip to the enchanting Fingal’s Cave on Staffa. Many famous people have been...
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Oban

Oban has plenty to offer its visitors. This seaside town is surrounded by beautiful countr...
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Oban Distillery

Oban Distillery started in 1794 by John and Hugh Stevenson and the town grew up around it....
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Isle of Kerrara

Kerrara is the island that you can see as you look out to the water from Oban. It’s a sh...
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Kilchurn Castle

Kilchurn Castle was abandoned after it was struck by lightning in 1760 and is now cared fo...
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Inveraray Jail

Inveraray had a Courthouse and prison since the 18th century as it was the principal count...
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Glengoyne Distillery

The Glengoyne Distillery is one of Scotland's most beautiful and oldest distilleries. Sitt...
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Auchindrain Township

Hidden in the Argyle hills, this is the best preserved example of an old Highland township...
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Woven Sound, Falls of Falloch

Woven Sound is a unique viewpoint sitting over the edge of a cliff, which gives visitors t...
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Inveruglas Pyramid

The An Ceann Mor is an interesting pyramid shaped viewpoint at Inveruglas on the banks of ...
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Ben A'an

Ben A'an is a popular Hill located within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park....
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Cafe St Mocha

Since opening in 2014 this popular coffee shop has been a firm favourite with visitors to ...
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The Broch Cafe

This family run cafe is hidden amongst some beautiful woodlands in Strathyre, making it an...
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Mhor Bread & Tearoom

This sought after bakery and tea room is in the picturesque village of Callander and the i...
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Loch Bay restaurant by Michael Smith

The Loch Bay describes itself as ‘Contemporary Scottish with classic French influences...
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Armadale Castle Gardens

Interested in the history of the Clan Donald? Do you have ancestors from Skye to trace? Do...
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Loch Coruisk

Loch Coruisk is magnificent being right in the heart of the Cuillin. You can get to it via...
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Portree

Portree is Skye’s main town with all the amenities that a visitor would wish for as well...
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Sligachan

Sligachan is where to go to get the best views of the Black Cuillin, take a leisurely walk...
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Smailholm Tower

Smailholm Tower gives the visitor an insight into life in a Tower House. When it was built...
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Eyemouth Harbour

Enjoy a trip to the harbour at Eyemouth and soak in the atmosphere of this busy fishing ha...
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Mary Queen of Scots Visitor Centre

Mary Queen of Scots lived in troubled times and her story is a sad one. Visit this house t...
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Borders Distillery

Until last year the Scottish Borders area had not had a distillery since 1837. In March 20...
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Mellerstain House & Gardens

Mellerstain house is an 18th Century Mansion built by architect William Adam....
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Melrose Abbey

Melrose Abbey was founded for the Cistercian Order of Monks in 1136 but was mostly destroy...
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Hermitage Castle

Hermitage Castle is a ruin which is not easily accessible to everyone with its boggy and u...
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Abbotsford The Home Of Sir Walter Scott

A trip to Abbotsford is a must for all romantics. The land and a fairly small farmhouse wa...
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Traquair House

Whatever the weather Traquair House has something to offer its visitors. Outside the groun...
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The Herringbone

This restaurant and bar prides itself on its selection of craft beers, wines and cocktails...
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The Lobster Shack

This is a shop with a difference. The idea is that it brings together lots of small local ...
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Steampunk Coffee Roasters & Café

If you are a coffee lover don’t miss the chance of spending some time at Steampunk Coffe...
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The Coastal Communities Museum

This museum opened in 2013 and gives the visitor an insight into how the towns and village...
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Tantallon Castle

This castle offers views over to the Bass Rock, a history of sieges since its origins in 1...
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Dirleton Castle & Gardens

Thought to be one of the best castles in Scotland. This is a romantic 12th century castle ...
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Seacliff Beach

This beach sits just over 4 miles from North Berwick. Drive along the A198 for approximate...
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The Bass Rock

This rock is actually the core of an old volcano and was formed 320 million years ago. Tod...
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Visit the National Museum of Flight for a great day out for all the family

A great day out for all the family can be had at the National Museum of Flight. Here you c...
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Luss

The charming village of Luss, on the western shore of Loch Lomond is a must visit when vis...
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Balloch

On the southern shores of the famous Loch Lomond you will find the enchanting village of B...
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Balmaha

The village of balmaha is very popular with tourists and acts as a base for many visitors ...
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Tarbet

The idyllic village of Tarbet lies on the western shores of Loch Lomond and acts as a divi...
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Aberfoyle

You will find the village of Aberfoyle nestled within the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs Nati...
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Clyde Walkway

Glasgow is said to have been built on its river, so what better way to see it from all dif...
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Riverside Museum

Highlighting Glasgow's industrial history, the Riverside Museum is an award-winning transp...
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Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

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The Duke of Wellington

Modern and contemporary art lovers can come and enjoy not one, not two, but three exciting...
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Byres Road

You can't visit Glasgow without taking a walk up the most vibrant road in the entire city:...
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Finnieston

To experience the coolest part of town, you have to take a trip to Finnieston in Glasgow. ...
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Ashton Lane

This gorgeous cobbled backstreet in Glasgow is usually a hidden gem you would only hear ab...
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Cresswell Lane

Right at the end of Glasgow’s WestEnd sits this perfect little area full of pubs, restau...
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The Mitchell Library

One of the biggest libraries in Glasgow, the Mitchell Library has plenty of information if...
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The Necropolis

There's beauty in the oldest graves in the city, sitting in the fascinating Victorian Gard...
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St Aloysius Church

This stunning Catholic church was built over 100 years ago and is well worth a visit if yo...
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Britannia Panopticon

The oldest surviving music hall in the world, the Britannia Panopticon is open for general...
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The Dreaming Spires

Standing proudly in front of Edinburgh’s Omni Center in the heart of Edinburgh’s City ...
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Dr Neils Garden

Hidden behind the twelfth-century Duddingston Kirk, this peaceful oasis is one of Scotland...
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Craigmillar Castle

Craigmillar Castle which stands 5 miles south of the centre of Edinburgh, is a ruined medi...
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Cammo Estate

Often described as Edinburgh’s Hidden Gem this oasis away from the city is thought to be...
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Gilmerton Cove

This mysterious and unique experience complete with a network of underground chambers, pas...
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A floating afternoon tea on Edinburgh’s Union Canal

Away from the hustle and bustle of Edinburgh’s City Center you will find the Union Canal...
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Ashley Terrace Boathouse

This iconic boat house on Edinburgh Union Canal is used as the base for Edinburgh's Canal ...
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Star Gaze at the Royal Observatory

The Royal Observatory is an astronomical institution located on Blackford Hill around 3 mi...
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Finish off the day with a cocktail at Brambles

Bramble cocktail bar is a hidden gem, tucked away on Queen Street. The bar has an intimate...
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Surgeon’s Hall Museums

Located opposite Edinburgh University on Nicholson Street, Surgeons' Hall Museums is an aw...
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Go Ghost hunting

Edinburgh is a city with secrets. The Blair Street underground caverns are magnificent and...
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Have a drink in one of the Oldest Pubs in Scotland ‘The Sheep Heid Inn’

The Sheep Heid Inn has a long and interesting history, famously known as the oldest surviv...
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Have a drink at the World’s End Pub

If you're looking for a Scottish Pub steeped in history than look no further than the Worl...
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Have a picnic in the secret gardens

Dunbar’s Close Gardens on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh’s Old Town is a hidden gem.  Si...
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Secret Herb Garden

Set in rural surroundings at the foot of the Pentland Hills, the Secret Herb Garden is a b...
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Walk up the Canongate to Hollywood Palace

The Palace of Holyroodhouse stands at the end of the Royal Mile and is the official Scotti...
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Explore the Scott Monument

Sir Walter Scott was a well-loved Scottish literary figure who died in 1832, after his dea...
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Spend time in Stockbridge the city’s gastronomic urban village.

Around a ten to fifteen minute walk from Edinburgh city centre you will find the charming ...
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