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  • Hebrides

    Stoneybridge

    The town of Stoneybridge is located in South Uist, and is situated close to the noteworthy sight of Cnoca Breac. Stoneybridge was an unknown destination in Scotland for quite some time, until the release of the television comedy show "Absolutely". The show portrayed a small and isolated community with their own views on politics and everyday life. Even though it was not ...

  • Attractions

    Crannog Centre

    A popular visitor's attraction is the Crannog Centre on Loch Tay in Scotland. A visit to the Centre is unforgettable and will stay with you for a long time. This is one destination you would not want to miss. Crannog's history goes back many thousands of years. Crannog Centre is a complete example of what life was like 2500 years ago. The shore-based exhibition tells the story of the Crannog ...

  • Museums

    Fife Folk Museum

    The Fife Folk Museum was established in 1968, and is housed in a tollbooth that was constructed in 1673 and consists of weigh house and a dungeon. Originally built by the barons of Ceres, the buildings were in a terrible state of disrepair by the 1960’s. In 1964, the tollhouse was donated to the Central and North Fife Preservation Society. The society acquired the ...

  • Hebrides

    Iona

    Iona is a small island which forms part of the Inner Hebrides archipelago in Scotland. Its Gaelic name is I Chaluim Cille which is roughly translated as Saint Columba’s Island and it was on this tiny island that the Irish priest and prince who later came to be revered as Saint Columba established his monastery. The monastery became his center of Christianity and over time Iona has come to be ...