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Fascinating History at the Ullapool Museum

Located in a superbly preserved stone building in West Argyle Street, the Ullapool Museum and Visitor Centre offers visitors the opportunity to discover the history and culture of this picturesque town in Wester-Ross by means... read more

Visit the Birthplace of Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie

Visitors to the charming town of Dunfermline in Fife will find it worthwhile to set aside some time to explore the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. As the name suggests, this historic stone cottage was the birthplace of Sco... read more

The Great Scottish Castle Trail - Part Three

--A Battlemaster's Guide to Doing Scotland Right-- (Continued from Part Two) A number of other castles owned by the Trust are a short drive away, including Drum, Fraser and Craigievar, all exhibiting unique styles from earl... read more

The Great Scottish Castle Trail - Part Two

--A Battlemaster's Guide to Doing Scotland Right-- (Continued from Part One) A short jaunt east of Edinburgh near the coastal retreat of North Berwick sits Tantallon Castle. Its towering walls rise to over 100 feet and prov... read more

The Great Scottish Castle Trail - Part One

--A Battlemaster's Guide to Doing Scotland Right-- Scotland is the land of castles. With arguably the greatest concentration of them in Europe there is something to appeal to everyone - windswept and desolate Highland stro... read more

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eclipse Had a dandy view of this last night, starting about midnight. I stayed out to see it. Anyone else catch it?By kathyv

McPhails, MacPhalls, etc. Hi Naturelass74, In answer to your question, the McPhail name supposedly has many variations so it is possible the name you inquired about is on...By ClanChattanLady

Thanks! Thank you Mikey, Ayrshire and Kathy for the welcome!By PiscesPaula

Translation/pronunciation request 1. Why not? 2. I want to know what it sounds like. 3. It's our family's motto. 4. It could sound like creative swearing. 5. I'd like to b...By RobbJL

Translation request Can someone translate into (Scottish) Gaelic, and also pronounce, the following phrase for me: "If at first you don't succeed, get a bigger hamm...By RobbJL

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