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  • Orkney

    Scapa Flow

    Scapa Flow on the northern point of Scotland is a renowned natural harbor. This stretch of water is roughly 20 km from east to west and 15km from north to south. Scapa Flow lies within the shelter of the surrounding Orkney Islands. Scapa Flow has been an attraction for more than a thousand years and is known for it beautiful and remote location.

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Biggar

    On the Southern Uplands of Scotland you will find the ancient town of Biggar, which is situated in the South Lanarkshire region. Since prehistoric times this market town has continued to be occupied and today it has a small population of about 2,000 people. Interestingly, when you drive on the A702 you will be following the exact route of the ancient Roman road that leads all the way to ...

  • Fife

    Buckhaven

    Buckhaven is a delightful town located in the Wemyss Parish of Fife, Scotland. A lovely port town standing on the Firth of Forth, Buckhaven makes for a pleasant vacation destination. Although you may not wish to spend all your vacation time in this little town, it is a great stop-over when in the Fife region.

  • 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

    Kirriemuir

    Situated along the southern side of the Grampian hills is the town of Kirriemuir, affectionately known as the Wee Red Town. This stunning burgh features lovely red brick homes, charming narrow streets and spectacular natural surroundings. A town filled with character and fascinating attractions, Kirriemuir of Angus is a fantastic place to spend a few days.

  • Angus and Dundee

    Glamis

    Located near the town of Forfar in Angus is the little village of Glamis, beautifully set in the Strathmore valley. This quaint village stands in an area steeped in fascinating history. Its greatest attraction, which draws visitors from far and wide, is Glamis Castle.

  • Art Galleries

    Perth Museum and Art Gallery

    The Perth Museum and Art Gallery is located in Perth, Scotland on George Street and is one of the oldest museums in Britain. The actual building that the Museum and Gallery is situated in dates back as far as 1824 and today it is the main museum in Perth.

  • 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

    Royal Museum of Scotland

    The Royal Museum of Scotland is part of the National Museums of Scotland and is located on Chambers Street in Edinburgh. The Royal museum is a great example of Victorian architecture designed in a Venetian Renaissance style by the famous architect, Francis Fawk. Fawk was originally a Captain and later joined the Royal Engineers association and was responsible for designing and building the ...

  • Museums

    Robert Smail's Printing Works

    Robert Smail's printing works can be found at 7/9 High Street, Innerleithen, Scottish Borders and provides a wonderful opportunity for you to see exactly how printing was completed in the early 19th Century. You can also visit the little gift shop where they have souvenirs, publications on printing and on other interesting topics related to the town and people. Opening times are from ...