Discover and Explore Scotland

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  • Art Galleries

    Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

    The John Watson Institute or school, which was designed by William Burn and built in the 1820s, now currently houses the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. The neo-classic building was converted in the 1980's to the National Gallery of Modern Art. It can be found on Belford Road, west of Edinburgh's City Centre on a large piece of grassy land. Before this the Modern Art Gallery had ...

  • Museums

    Royal Museum of Scotland

    The Royal Museum of Scotland is part of the National Museums of Scotland and is located on Chambers Street in Edinburgh. The Royal museum is a great example of Victorian architecture designed in a Venetian Renaissance style by the famous architect, Francis Fawk. Fawk was originally a Captain and later joined the Royal Engineers association and was responsible for designing and building the ...

  • Golf Courses

    Muirfield

    Muirfield is a very exclusive seaside links course, twenty miles from Edinburgh. It is the home of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, the world's oldest golf club, though the game of golf is several centuries older. Characterized by long narrow fairways and fast undulating greens, Muirfield offers no surprises like hidden bunkers, blind shots or subtle undulations. Yet it is a ...