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  • Mackintosh House of the Art Lover

    Charles Rennie Mackintosh was one of the most talented and respected architects of Glasgow, Scotland. His designs are still studied and admired today, as he seemed to have a unique vision in ...

  • Preserving Aviation History in Dumfries and Galloway

    In the early 1970s a group of aviation enthusiasts decided to excavate the site where a Wellington bomber (HE 746) crashed near the RAF Dumfries airfield on the night of 3/4 June 1943, ...

  • Pay a Visit to the Fascinating Fetlar Interpretive Centre

    The picturesque island of Fetlar is often referred to as the Garden of Shetland, as it is blanketed in breathtaking green fields and land, which is mostly used for farming. Other than being ...

  • Atholl Country Life Museum

    Hearing or reading about the history of a city or village is interesting, but being able to see and experience it is a unique and rare opportunity. The Atholl Country Life Museum retraces ...

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What to See

  • Distilleries

    Pulteney

    Pulteney Distillery is the most northerly distillery in the mainland of Scotland and is located in an old fishing village called Wick. It was built by James Henderson in 1826 and the distillery remained with the Henderson family for almost a hundred years. The distillery was only accessible by sea and the barley was delivered in this way. The main consumers were the folks from the provincial ...

  • Music

    Scottish Traditional

    If you have spent some time in the Scottish Highlands you may have found yourself listening to some traditional Scottish music. The Highlands may not be the only place in Scotland where people have an appreciation for this type of music, but it is certainly a good place to discover Scottish folk music.

  • Cuisine

    Scottish Food

    HaggisHaggis is possibly the best known Scottish delicacy. Its rich flavor is truly wonderful. However some people tasting it for the first time,may be put off when they know what it is made of. Haggis is made from sheep's offal (or pluck).

  • Golf Courses

    Skibo Golf Course

    Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle is home to an outstanding golf course designed by Donald Steele. Located on the edge of the Dornoch Firth with breathtaking views of the Struie Hills, the golf course merges seamlessly with its beautiful surroundings. It is difficult to believe that her golf course has not been around forever! Andrew Carnegie's original nine hole private golf course does not ...

  • Golf Courses

    Alyth

    Alyth Golf Course comes with an awe inspiring pedigree of creators – reason enough to want to play here. Established in 1894, this 6,259 yard par 70 parkland/heathland layout was originally a nine-hole course that had been designed by the old master of the game, Old Tom Morris. The final extensions were completed in 1934 under the supervision of that other legend, James Braid. There have ...

  • Moderators

    How would you like to become more involved in the Scotland.com Forums? Now you can by becoming a Scotland.com Moderator! Our Moderators help field questions about Scottish culture, start interesting discussions and make sure that everyone stays on topic without spamming, and help uphold our membership policies.

  • Castles

    Loch Leven

    Loch Leven Castle stands on an island in Loch Leven and is accessible from Kinross by boat from the main pier opposite the Kirkgate Park. The castle is in the care of Historic Scotland. It has been witness to much drama of Scotland’s history.

  • Museums

    Aberdeen Maritime Museum

    The award-winning Aberdeen Maritime Museum was first built in 1593 and can be found on the site of the historic Shiprow, which incorporates the Provost Ross's House. The aim of the Aberdeen Museum is to relate to visitors the city's interaction with the sea over the years. With this in mind they have ensured that the whole museum is disabled friendly so that all can benefit from this tour of ...

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