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Duart Castle

Duart Castle and The Lady of the Rock

Standing proudly on its rock on the Isle of Mull, Duart Castle is the ancestral home of Clan MacLean. In one of the castle’s darkest chapters, it was the scene of two ruthless, attempted murders between a husband and his wife.

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The Best Fish and Chip Shops in Scotland

Fish and chips – they are an institution wherever you go in the United Kingdom, but particularly in Scotland. Thanks to its international reputation for high-quality fish, there’s nowhere better to get a comforting slice of the country than at a fish and chip shop.

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Jane Hunter

Meet visual artist Jane Hunter

Jane Hunter is a visual artist based in Paisley whose work is inspired by the land and seascapes of Scotland. Ahead of her latest exhibition, we spoke to Jane about paint, process and place.

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The Hidden Beauty of St Conan’s Kirk

On the banks of Loch Awe sits one of the most peculiar churches in Scotland. Designed and built by Walter Campbell, a visit to St Conan’s Kirk will take you on an extraordinary journey through almost every era of Scottish architecture.

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Lochend Park

Lochend Park

There’s so much to see and do in Edinburgh’s city centre, however, if you’re a local whofancies a change of scene or a visitor who would rather avoid the city’s busier, more well-known attractions, Newhailes Estate is a lovely option for a countryside day trip.

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Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral & The Miraculous Salmon

Today the Bass Rock is best known as home to huge colonies of seabirds and one of the wonders of the wildlife world. Travel back to long before this volcanic plug was a tourist destination, and you will discover it had a very different purpose.

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Newhailes House

There’s so much to see and do in Edinburgh’s city centre, however, if you’re a local whofancies a change of scene or a visitor who would rather avoid the city’s busier, more well-known attractions, Newhailes Estate is a lovely option for a countryside day trip.

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Bass Rock from boat

The Jacobite Garrison of The Bass Rock

Today the Bass Rock is best known as home to huge colonies of seabirds and one of the wonders of the wildlife world. Travel back to long before this volcanic plug was a tourist destination, and you will discover it had a very different purpose.

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Pollokshields

Pollokshields has as much to offer as the more touristy Glasgow west end and city centre from an architectural, environmental and social history point of view but is less known.

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Photographs of the Week

Scotland is home to some of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders, from loch to heath to wildlife. But its collection of naturally made waterfalls are not just stunning

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Photographs of the Week

Scotland is home to some of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders, from loch to heath to wildlife. But its collection of naturally made waterfalls are not just stunning

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Photographs of the Week

Scotland is home to some of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders, from loch to heath to wildlife. But its collection of naturally made waterfalls are not just stunning

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Corstorphine Walled Garden

The “lost” Walled Garden on Corstorphine Hill was built for Hillwood House, a mansion adjacent to the garden, but due to lack of upkeep became overgrown with weeds and sections of the walls were in need of repair.

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