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  • Tour the Historical Estate of Ardgrain

    Ardgrain, or Nether Ardgrain is located near to the old road that used to run from Aberdeen to Fraserburgh, but can now only be reached by a small, narrow track that leads to the house. It is ...

  • The Sheer Splendor of Mount Stuart

    Widely considered to be the most popular visitor attraction on Scotland’s Isle of Bute, the magnificent Victorian Gothic red-stone palace of Mount Stuart offers visitors fascinating insight ...

  • In Search of the Loch Ness Monster – Scotland

    Who knows for sure if the Loch Ness monster really exists. But if you take any one of the "Nessie" tours offered by boat or bus you'll have plenty of opportunity to judge for yourself if there's ...

  • Explore the Great Glen Canoe Trail

    Stretching over a distance of sixty miles between Fort William and Inverness, the Great Glen Canoe Trail is the first of its kind in Scotland. Winding its way through natural lochs and ...

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What to See

  • Distilleries

    Dailuaine Distillery

    Dailuaine Distillery lies tucked away around a mile off the main Aberlour to Grantown road in Speyside, Scotland, in what is the perfect location for a distillery in many ways. It has good quality water from the Bailliemullich Burn, access to the local supply of barley and close to the Railway Line for transportation of the whisky.

  • Distilleries

    Tobermory Distillery

    Tobermory Distillery has been around since 1823 but has been closed for nearly half that time, considering the number of spells it has been non-functional. The only distillery on the incredibly beautiful Isle of Mull, off the west coast of Scotland, Tobermory is now owned by Burn Stewart Distillers.

  • Museums

    National Museum of Flight

    The National Museum of Flight is located on an old RAF airfield in East Fortune and was founded as a national museum in the year 1975. It is a museum that highlights the triumphs and the heartache, experienced by the brave men that protected and fought for their countries from the air, and it pays tribute to the designers and the curious, that made flight possible through ...

  • Map

    Dundee

    Getting around in a foreign country is usually quite difficult. Using a map to orientate yourself can help a great deal. However, finding a map of the region or city that you intend to visit can be tough. Below you will find a list of maps that are available for your use. They focus on the bigger cities in Scotland and will hopeful be of some use to you and make your journey more ...

  • Argyll

    Tarbert

    The small fishing village of Tarbert is thought to have been founded around 836 AD since it was around this time that it was first mentioned in the annals of Ulster. By that stage it was already a major centre of the herring industry and today it continues to enjoy significance as a port town. The harbor in Tarbert is currently used mainly for the docking of boats and the loading and ...

  • Distilleries

    Caol Ila Distillery

    The Caol Ila Distillery gets its name from its location on the Island of Islay. Caol Ila, pronounced as 'kul-eela', is Gaelic for “Sound of Islay”. It nestles in a quiet isolated cove near Port Askaig, on the north-east corner of the island. Built in 1846 by Hector Henderson it has seen many changes in ownership but rarely stopped production. In 1857 the distillery was purchased by Bulloch ...

  • Castles

    Jedburgh

    Jedburgh Castle is actually the Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum that was built in the early nineteenth century on the site of a 12th century fortress that had been built by King David I. Now there is no evidence left of this earlier structure which had played a key role in the many border confilcts between Scotland and England.

  • Cuisine

    Scotch Whisky

    No one really knows when the people of Scotland first attempted to distill whisky or when the techniques that are now widely used first reached Britain’s shores. What is known is that the Scottish have perfected the art of distilling over a number of centuries and that today Scotch Whisky is revered world wide. The drink was so popular in Scotland that early connoisseurs named it ‘uisge ...

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