A small town situated in a landscape of rolling hills, Kinross is easily reached from major cities in Scotland. Standing on the shore of Loch Leven, Kinross is fondly known as the gateway to the Highlands. The town is filled with history and natural splendor, providing an ideal escape for tourists.
If you are looking for a great weekend getaway spot where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and simply enjoy nature, Tingwall might be exactly what you need. This beautiful natural area is filled with birds, flowers, lochs and historical sights, so you will certainly have no shortage of relaxing activities to enjoy.
- Stirling and Trossachs
Strathyre is a visitor's paradise. Its beautiful and lush green forests cover the hills on each side of the valley. Strathyre is situated in central Scotland, eight miles north of Callander and a little over an hour's drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Today the village of Strathyre has a population of about 250 people.
If you are planning a trip to the Shetland Islands at any time, you might think about visiting the peaceful settlement of Brae. In Gaelic the word ‘brae’ is usually translated as ‘hill’, but in the case of Brae, it is better interpreted as ‘a slope to the sea’. This is a very good description of the geographical position of this small but pretty little village.
The small village of Aith, Scotland, can be found on the Shetland Isles where it serves as home to a small but interesting community of young and old. You will find it at the head of Aith Voe and it can be reached by taking the ‘B’ road from Walls to Voe. Aith is a pretty little village with a lot of interesting things to see and do if you know where to find them. If you are interested in ...
If you go along the Shetland coast of Scotland you will find the town of Scalloway, the largest inhabited area in this region. Along the coast there is a harbor sheltered from sight, just north of that is where you will find Scalloway the capital of the archipelago until the early 18th century.
- Glasgow and Clyde Valley
Situated in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, you will find Motherwell, a large town south-east of Glasgow, the largest city in the country. There are approximately 93 000 people living in the towns of Motherwell and Wishaw. Motherwell was also one of the main towns in Scotland where steel was produced on a large scale.
Up until the road reached Strome in 1813, Lochcarron was known by the name of Janetown, and was little more than a few homes and very few villagers. With the new road connecting villages and improving access to many of the remote communities there was a rise in population numbers and the establishment of a permanent village. Lochcarron is a picturesque destination in Scotland, ...
- Edinburgh and Lothians
Head down to Edinburgh's coast in Scotland and discover the tiny fishing village of Newhaven. You will marvel at this little village steeped in culture, history and beauty. The fisherman's harbor has a lovely white lighthouse which is a wonderful spot to watch the sun setting. Its absolutely stunning.
The small fishing village of Tarbert is thought to have been founded around 836 AD since it was around this time that it was first mentioned in the annals of Ulster. By that stage it was already a major centre of the herring industry and today it continues to enjoy significance as a port town. The harbor in Tarbert is currently used mainly for the docking of boats and the loading and ...