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  • 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, ...

  • Be a Keeper for the Day at the Highland Wildlife Park

    Run by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, the Highland Wildlife Park offers visitors the opportunity to drive around the main reserve and view a range of Scottish wildlife and animals ...

  • Take Time Out to Explore the Stevenson Way

    Scotland has some exceptional walking trails allowing outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the Scottish countryside. A recent addition to the already well-established ...

  • Duffus Castle – Historic Motte-and-Bailey Landmark

    Considered to be one of Scotland's finest examples of a motte-and-bailey castle, the now abandoned Duffus Castle is located near Elgin, in the Moray council area. At the time of its ...

  • Visit Inchcolm Island and the Augustinian Abbey

    Lying in the Firth of Forth, east of the Forth Bridge, Inchcolm island is separated from the south coast of Fife by a deep stretch of water referred to as Mortimer's Deep. While in days gone ...

  • Discover Scotland’s Golfing History

    The town of St Andrews, on the east coast of Fife, has long been considered as the home of golf, and the British Golf Museum is dedicated to detailing all there is to know about this game ...

  • Family Fun at Jedforest Deer and Farm Park

    Set in the spectacular countryside of Jed Valley, Jedforest Deer and Farm Park offers the perfect venue for an affordable family outing near Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders. Fresh country ...

  • Moray Art Centre – Promoting Creativity

    Operating as a non-profit organization, the Moray Art Centre aims to promote creativity through regional and international art exhibitions, art classes, tailor-made programmes focusing on ...

  • Explore the Village of Whithorn

    The village of Withorn, located on the southern end of the Machars peninsula on the Irish Sea in Galloway, is accepted as one of the oldest continuously occupied settlements in Scotland. ...

  • Scottish Communication Pioneers

    In today's modern world of endless communication options, it's difficult to imagine a time when a basic landline telephone was considered to be futuristic. When Alexander Graham Bell was ...