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  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Glasgow

    Glasgow is as popular among tourists as it is among locals. It boasts magnificent scenery and many leisure and cultural attractions.Glasgow was properly established in the 6th century by Saint Mungo who was a Christian missionary. He built a church on the site where the present Glasgow Cathedral stands today, causing Glasgow to become a religious centre. Prior to this, the area ...

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    Cities

    Aberdeen is Scotland's third largest city. Situated at the mouth of the Dee River, it is known for its granite quarries and fishing industry and sea port. Aberdeen is also known as the Oil Capital of Europe due to the abundant supply of crude oil which is found in the North Sea. | More...Dundee has been established as some form of settlement since prehistoric times as Pictish ...

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    Southern Scotland

    The main towns in the region of Southern Scotland are Glasgow, Stirling and Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. Each of these cities are worth a visit in their own right. Because of its situation, Southern Scotland has seen the most battles between Scottish and English armies in Scotland. However, the wars have long since ceased and left Southern Scotland a place of peace and natural ...

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    Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Immediately South of Stirling and Loch Lomond lies the region known as Glasgow and Clyde Valley. This area portrays much of the charm and character of all of Scotland - so much so that's it's often been called little Scotland. Here you will find a little bit of everything - from beautiful cities to pristine natural habitats.

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    Aberdeen & Grampian has a multi-faceted appeal, offering the glitz of the city of Aberdeen as well as the quaint atmosphere of small fishing villages. With a variety of attractions, including distilleries and castles, plus destinations such as Aberlour, Elgin, Banff and Cruden Bay, Aberdeen & Grampian is just waiting to be explored.