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  • Perthshire

    Forgandenny

    If you are looking for a quiet weekend getaway destination in Scotland you will find that not only is Forgandenny quiet, but it is also accessible. This small village is located only about four miles southwest of Perth and it can be reached by taking a 20-minute bus ride from this city. For those slightly further a field, Forgandenny is only 45 minutes from Edinburgh and one hour away from ...

  • 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.

  • Castles

    Burleigh

    The ruins of Burleigh Castle lie to the east of Milnathort not far from Perth and Kinross in Scotland. The castle was built of red sandstone and surrounded by a moat. The original structure comprised of two towers built over two periods of time. It was partly built in the 15th century and the second tower which was a gate house dates back to 1582. They were connected by a curtain wall.The ...

  • Castles

    Elcho

    Elcho Castle is well-preserved castle of the sixteenth century, just 150 meters from the south bank of the River Tay in Easter Elcho near Rhynd. It is four miles south-east of Perth and Kinross. The Z-plan tower house was designed as a castle that was both comfortable and easily defended.

  • Culture

    Scottish Newspapers

    Newspapers can be useful sources of information no matter what country you are in. They can keep you updated as to what is happening globally and locally, as well as provide details regarding events that you may want to include in your itinerary. There is a wealth of information available to you through Scotland's newspapers, some of which are local to the area or town you may be visiting, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Regions

    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 ...