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  • Perthshire

    Blairgowrie

    High above the narrow and deep valley of Strathmore, spills the mighty River Ericht. Its immense strength has long been a source of life for the twin towns Blairgowrie and Rattray that came to rest on the embankments of this river many hundreds of years ago. Unlike so many other villages and towns of old, Blairgowrie had already begun to establish itself as an expanding town with the ...

  • Golf Courses

    Cruden Bay

    Located just 23 miles north of Aberdeen, on the east coast of Scotland, is a place once dubbed as Brighton of the North. This is Cruden Bay, where golf is believed to have been played from 1791. Thanks to the Great North of Scotland Railway, which commissioned the course, Cruden Bay Golf Course opened in 1899. They also built a fancy hotel of pink granite to attract tourists. Cruden Bay Golf ...

  • Golf Courses

    Carnoustie

    What can one say about the Carnoustie Golf Course? That the course may be a beauty, and certainly is a beast? That this is how golf was meant to be played? One can say all that and more - but best of all Carnoustie offers a challenge to golfers of all levels.

  • Golf Courses

    Murcar

    Murcar Links Golf Club in Aberdeen was once described by Golf Monthly writer Barry Ward as having, fairways 'tighter than a taxman's purse!' Its sand hills are legendary and have played a key role in shaping the fairways and greens that are curved around the dunes. The views from this links course along the North Sea are as spectacular as the game is challenging.

  • Castles

    Finavon

    Finavon Castle is set within the small hamlet of Finavon, in the center of the County of Angus. Lying within the fertile Vale of Strathmore, Finavon is surrounded by glorious open farmland and stunning countryside. It is close to Forfar, a thriving, bustling market town. Finavon comprises of a castle and a country house; the ruined 14th century castle lies just to the east of the 19th ...

  • Golf Courses

    Old Moray

    One of Tom Morris’ masterpieces in Northwest Scotland is the Old Moray Course. Built skirting the southern shores of the Moray of Firth, with a view of the waters from most of the course, Old Moray Course was the first course of the Moray Golf Club which was formed in 1889. A newer course is predictably known as the New Moray Course. Golf was apparently played informally on the grounds next ...

  • Activities

    Golf Courses

    Scotland is the birthplace of golf, an internationally acclaimed sport. As such, Scotland boasts some of the greatest golf courses in the world. In fact, this marvelous country boasts more than 550 exquisite golf courses, each with its own flavor. Large numbers of keen golfers visit Scotland each year so that they can experience golf in its land of origin. All avid golfers dream of ...

  • Sport

    Golf

    Scotland has over 540 golf courses to choose from including world famous championship golf courses such as The Old Course St Andrews, Royal Troon, Carnoustie, Muirfield, Turnberry and Gleneagles. There are also the world-renowned historic Golf Clubs, such as Blairgowrie Rosemount, Cruden Bay, Southerness, Royal Musselburgh, Western Gailes, Tain and Ladybank. New Scottish golf courses ...

  • Travel

    Tours

    Scotland is truly a land of variety. There are so many things to see and do here that you will likely find yourself struggling to pick and choose between the many different tours that are available, among other things. Many of us might have heard of Scotland's famous Whisky tours, but may find it hard to imagine what other items might be offered as a tour package. The following is a brief ...

  • Activities

    Sport

    Scottish Football The national football team of Scotland has played international football longer than any other nation in the world along with England. Scotland competed against England in the world's first international football match at the West of Scotland Cricket Club, Patrick, in 1872; the match ended 0-0. More... Fishing in Scotland Scotland has over six thousand lochs, ...