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Vertical Descents

Vertical Descents Scotland is a modern Adventure Activity Centre operating from our HQ in ...
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4 x 4 Adventures Scotland

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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Macleod’s Maiden

MacLeod’s Maidens are a set of three sea stacks at Maiden’s Point near Idrigill Point ...
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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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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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The Highland Wildlife Park

The Highland Wildlife Park is perhaps the best place to learn about the wildlife of the ar...
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River Ness Walk

Why not take a stroll alongside the River Ness on a lazy Sunday? This walk takes you throu...
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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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Pony Trekking

Take a guided pony trek over hills, loch, river and beach. This is a great way of experien...
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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 Ard

This idyllic freshwater loch is situated close to the town of Aberfoyle, which is known as...
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Lake of Menteith

Nestled in the picturesque Scottish countryside in Stirlingshire, you will find Scotland's...
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Loch Earn

Loch Earn is a picturesque freshwater loch in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park....
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Loch Eck

Famed for its natural beauty, you will find this tranquil loch in the Argyll Forest Park, ...
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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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Holy Loch

Known by sailors as the 'Marine gateway to Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park....
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Loch Long

This large sea loch in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park is a loch that has an i...
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Loch Arklet

This remote loch in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park sits sandwiched between Lo...
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Loch Lubnaig

You can find this small yet beautifully formed loch hidden in a glaciated glen between the...
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Loch Venachar

This shimmering freshwater loch, which lies West of the pretty town of Callander makes for...
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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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Loch Awe

Loch Awe is around 24 miles long and fairly narrow with Ben Cruachan in the background....
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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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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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Treshnish Isles

Spot over 40 species of birds on a boat trip to Treshnish Isles. To view these islands at ...
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Rest and be Thankful

The Rest and be Thankful is a stunning mountain pass viewpoint between which divides Glen ...
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West Highland Way

This 96 mile route takes you on a journey through some of the most dramatic and inspiring ...
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Loch Voil and Loch Doine

These two beautiful lochs sit next to each other in a beautiful glen west of Balquihidder....
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Faerie Hollow

Faerie Hollow near Loch Lubnaig is part of the Scottish Scenic Routes project which aims t...
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Falls of Dochart

These spectacular falls can be found in Killin at the western end of Loch Tay.  Next to t...
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Macleod’s Tables

These are two unusually flat-topped mountains that can be seen from many parts of Skye. He...
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Elgol

If you want to get the very best view of the Cuillin range of mountains then head for the ...
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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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St Kilda

St Kilda is the most westerly group of islands in Britain. It is so remote that the boat t...
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St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve

Just outside the pretty coastal fishing village of St Abbs you will find St Abb’s Head N...
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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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The Glen

A lovely woodland with good paths, picnic tables, ruins of an old mill, stream and views o...
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Yellowcraig

Yellowcraig offers a pretty cove beach, nature trails through woodland and grassland, dog ...
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Fidra Island

The small island of Fidra can be found only 300m off the mainland at Yellowcraig beach. Th...
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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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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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Dr Neils Garden

Hidden behind the twelfth-century Duddingston Kirk, this peaceful oasis is one of Scotland...
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Day Trip to Cramond Island

With some planning ahead your able to take a walk out to the Island when the tide is low, ...
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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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Walk up Blackford hill

Blackford Hill is one of Edinburgh’s seven hills and situation around 2 miles south of t...
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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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Go to St Kilda

Day trips by boat from Skye to St Kilda - the last outpost of north-west Europe lying 85 m...
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Sea Skye Marine

SeaSkye’s seafari trips depart from a modern pontoon 200m past the Talisker Distillery i...
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Bressay Lighthouse

If you travel to the Shetland mainland by sea then you will see Bressay Lighthouse as you ...
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Loch Achtriochtan

This is a stunning lochan just off the A82 with its own car park where you can get some gr...
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Raasay

Peace and tranquillity, woodland walks, coastal paths, secluded beaches, rare wildlife suc...
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Isle of Lunga

It’s the largest one of the Treshnish Islands and oh what a treat! Take a boat trip from...
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Loch Maree

Loch Maree has beautiful scenery with its scattered islands, oakwoods and mountains on one...
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Duncansby Head

Although John o’Groats is known as the most north eastern tip of the mainland Duncansby ...
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Kinlochleven

Kinlochleven in recent days has probably been best known to walkers of the West Highland W...
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Watch some Whales!

Charter a boat and take a trip out into deep waters to see majestic wildlife in their natu...
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Enjoy Ardnamurchan Lighthouse

At the most westerly point on the British mainland, the 19th century Ardnamurchan Lighthou...
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Visit the rock pools at Portuairk

Seek out fish, shrimp, winkles, hermit crabs and even sea urchins at the rock pools at Por...
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Have a close encounter with Mull sea creatures at Mull Aquarium

This is an aquarium with a difference. The sea creatures on show are only held for around ...
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Join a ranger led Eagle watch

A family of White tailed eagles have been successfully breeding and flying around Mull sin...
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Take a short ferry trip to Ulva

You can take a short ferry trip to the island and see some ancient remains, wildlife such ...
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Roam around The Hermitage

Gaze upon the giant fir trees which are among the some of the tallest trees in Britain and...
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Stroll around Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park

Amble around the parks 5 hills via the nature trails and relish in the views of the 19th-c...
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Lose yourself at Rodney Gardens

This charming landscaped park with a historical burial ground is a popular spot for walks ...
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Dolphin and Whale Watching in Mull

There are many boat tours that you can take to try and spot dolphins, porpoise, seals, orc...
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Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

The park stretches from Loch Lomond to the Trossachs and includes loads of places to go a...
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Take a Ferry to Iona and be inspired

Iona is a little island off the coast of Mull...
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Turn off the A99 to Sinclair’s Bay and find a little bit of paradise

This is a stunning large white beach known locally as Reiss Beach complete with sand dunes...
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Find drama at Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

See the most dramatic coastal scenery surrounding this ruined castle sitting on the cliff ...
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View the Old Man of Hoy from the Castle of Mey

On a clear day you can see right across the Pentland Firth to Hoy from here and take in so...
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Experience wilderness in Caithness

Caithness runs from the Pentland Firth to the Moray Firth and together with Sutherland cov...
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Enjoy the falconry display at Dunrobin Castle

This fascinating castle dates back to the 1300s and it’s a must see if you are anywhere ...
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Escape to The Lost Valley

There’s a car park off the A82, facing the three sisters of Beinn Fhada. The walking rou...
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Picnic at Glencoe Lochan

There are three different walks around Glencoe Lochan to choose from. All start at the car...
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Drive to Glen Etive on the route featured in ‘Skyfall’

The road that takes you to Glen Etive is a single track road with passing places.  The ro...
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Take a nature trail at Forsinard Flows Nature Reserve

Fersinard Flows is a vast expanse of a rare type of peatland forming a blanket bog....
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Enjoy the mountainous views around Loch Eriboll

Loch Eriboll sits amid the mountainous heart of North West Sutherland. It is about a mile ...
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Soak up the atmosphere at Sanna Bay

Sanna Bay lies at the most westerly point in mainland Britain. Most of your journey to San...
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Ardnamurchan Point

Ardnamurchan Point is an isolated peninsula with a lighthouse in Highland, Scotland. ...
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Ardnamurchan Charters

Ardnamurchan Charters was founded in 1985 as a small family business renting out self driv...
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Lunan Bay

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Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

The Cairngorm Reindeer Herd is Britain's only free-ranging herd of reindeer found in the...
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Enjoy the outdoor life at Rothiemurchus

Rothiemurchus is a special and beautiful place in the Highlands of Scotland, at the heart ...
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Loch Tummel

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Fair Isle

This small island measures only 5km by 3km and is 24 miles from Mainland Shetland. It has ...
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Sumburgh Head Lighthouse

Sumburgh Head Lighthouse Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve was re-opened after a major ref...
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Isle of Noss

This little island of only 774 acres is uninhabited but is home to tens of thousands of se...
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Hermaness National Nature Reserve

Hermaness Nature Reserve is about a 2.5 hr drive from the Shetland Mainland town of Lerwic...
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Watch the surfers in Torrisdale Bay

If your travels take you to Bettyhill then be sure to encompass a visit to the nearby Torr...
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Loch Tulla

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