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  • Regions

    Scottish Borders

    The Scottish Borders region boasts an absolute abundance of attractions and activities. From hours spent walking amidst the natural beauty of the area, to exploring history at various museums and historical attractions, Borders will keep you well occupied and send you home with abundant memories.

  • Shetland

    Yell

    Standing amidst other islands in the North Isles of Shetland is the second largest, Yell. A quick ferry ride from the Toft and you will arrive on the stunning island of Yell, where you can get to know the local inhabitants which include the ever present otters and abundant birdlife. Shetland's Yell offers visitors a marvelous island adventure.

  • Nature Reserves

    Loch Fleet Reserve

    The Loch Fleet Reserve is a beautiful little treasure located north of Dornoch not far from the town of Golspie. It is a pretty place featuring a variety of habitats and animals, despite the reserve's somewhat diminutive size. Since it is situated on the coast, it has good sand dunes, lovely beaches and a large tidal basin. The beaches are fairly safe for children to play on, though caution ...

  • Travel

    Climate

    Scotland's climate is generally cool and wet. It is influenced by the North Atlantic Drift, a warm sea current from the Caribbean, which keeps Scotland's coast ice free in winter. The climate is oceanic, with no extreme variations or exceptional events like tornadoes, droughts or widespread floods, but the day to day weather can vary enormously and unpredictably, and is a ...