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Tag: fishing

  • Argyll

    Inveraray

    The town of Inveraray is the oldest royal burgh in the Argyll region and was founded in the year 1648. The Marques of Montrose destroyed the original fishing village in 1644 and the town of Inveraray that is still visible today was constructed by the third Duke of Argyll.

  • Angus and Dundee

    Edzell

    If you are traveling around to lesser-known corners of Scotland, Edzell is definitely a good place to start. Upon arriving here it is difficult to tell that this attractive little village really isn’t as old as it looks. Built as late as 1839, many of the buildings are still quite new though the nearby Edzell Castle is much older than that. Edzell is easily reached by road and is situated ...

  • Fife

    Anstruther

    Anstruther, fondly known by locals as Anster, is the largest settlement in Fife's East Neuk area. This fascinating seaside village is said to have had its beginning back in the Pictish era with solid evidence also dating back to the early Christian church. A lovely picturesque village, Anstruther's busy harbor is watched over by a row of shops and restaurants.

  • Argyll

    Dunoon

    Dunoon is found in the Argyll region in Scotland, providing visitors with a wonderful opportunity to visit and see the beautiful Scottish Highlands.

  • Aberdeen and Grampian

    MacDuff

    This history of the town of Macduff really started in 1760 when the first harbor was formed nearby. The town was originally named Dounce. Just twenty-three years later James, the second Lord of Fife, decided to rename the town after his family name ‘MacDuff’. The name means ‘son of Dubh’ or the ‘black haired one’. Not much later the village started to flourish and expand. Its industry was ...

  • Angus and Dundee

    Glen Isla

    Wouldn't you love to explore one of the most amazing destinations in Scotland? Glen Isla is one of four glens situated on the edge of Cairngorms National Park in Scotland.

  • Museums

    Newhaven Heritage Museum

    Please note that Newhaven Heritage Museum has been closed.The Newhaven Heritage Museum is located next to the Newhaven Harbor. This is a museum attraction in Scotland like no other. It is situated in the Newhaven Fish Market which is rich in heritage and is a living reminder of the lives that the fishing community, both men and women, led. The Newhaven Harbour used to be a ...

  • Museums

    Aberdeen Maritime Museum

    The award-winning Aberdeen Maritime Museum was first built in 1593 and can be found on the site of the historic Shiprow, which incorporates the Provost Ross's House. The aim of the Aberdeen Museum is to relate to visitors the city's interaction with the sea over the years. With this in mind they have ensured that the whole museum is disabled friendly so that all can benefit from this tour of ...

  • Nature Reserves

    Noss National Nature Reserve

    The Noss National Nature Reserve is located on an island that is 313 hectares in size and is only accessible by ferry, and is open in the summer months. Visitors are advised to call the ferry service before planning their trip, as bad weather conditions often cause the ferry to close down operations. The island was once inhabited by humans, approximately 24 people, who used ...

  • Nature Reserves

    Loch Leven National Nature Reserve

    The Loch Leven is a loch which is located within the Loch Leven National Nature Reserve. Being as shallow as what it is, and being a freshwater loch, makes this area extremely attractive to swans, ducks and geese. The Loch Leven also has two islands that are situated in its waters and the Loch Leven Castle stands mystically and proudly on one of these islands. These ...