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  • Perthshire

    Meigle

    When you first arrive at Meigle it may strike you as a humble and simplistic village. However within this tiny little village there is a glorious historical treasure – the Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum. The majority of visitors to the museum are just passing through for the day and many never truly experience the town’s real charm. Meigle, Scotland, is situated in Strathmore on the eastern ...

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Paisley

    The town of Paisley is situated in the Scottish lowlands, on the banks of the River Cart, only eight miles away from Glasgow. Paisley is considered the fifth largest town or city in the country.

  • Attractions

    Distilleries

    Whisky: A Fine Scottish Treasure It is no wonder that whisky is amongst Scotland’s finest treasures! For a spirit to be legally called "Scotch Whisky" it must meet certain requirements and distillation standards mandated under Scottish law. Some of these requirements include strict controls over fermentation, labeling, purity (non-adulteration), distillation, and alcohol content. These ...

  • Distilleries

    Glengoyne Distillery

    Glengoyne whisky is distilled in the Highlands and matured in the Lowlands! Glengoyne is just fifteen miles away from Glasgow and is situated on the Highland Line, the symbolic border separating the Highlands and the Lowlands. The Glengoyne Distillery has been built in a wooded valley beneath the rolling Campsie Hills at the gateway to the Highlands. It is one of the most picturesque ...

  • Cuisine

    Scotch Whisky

    No one really knows when the people of Scotland first attempted to distill whisky or when the techniques that are now widely used first reached Britain’s shores. What is known is that the Scottish have perfected the art of distilling over a number of centuries and that today Scotch Whisky is revered world wide. The drink was so popular in Scotland that early connoisseurs named it ‘uisge ...

  • Ayrshire

    Isle Of Arran

    Sometimes called ‘Scotland in Miniature’, the Isle of Arran is Scotland’s most southerly island. One can divide the island in two in the same way they divide the mainland in two – separating the Highlands from the Lowlands. The Isle of Arran mirrors these geographical features with the rugged north being sparsely populated and the milder south acting as home to the majority of the island’s ...

  • Perthshire

    Perth

    The city of Perth rests quietly on the banks of the River Tay in the Scottish Lowlands. It has two large public parks and most of the houses near the city centre are built in a Georgian terraced style. For tourists, there are lots of galleries, shops and a theatre, as well as the usual Scottish attractions such as scenery, castles and walks. There are many really great attractions in ...