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  • Train Stations

    High Street Station

    If you travel to Glasgow, you are unlikely to spend much time at the High Street Railway Station. This small station is not nearly as busy as the three bigger stations in the city – Central, Queens Street and Charing Cross. Still, it does see a fair amount of regular traffic and this demand has kept it open and running over the years. If you are traveling to a specific part of the city, you ...

  • Train Stations

    Queen Street Station

    When traveling to Glasgow in Scotland you will find that the Glasgow Queen Street railway station is the second main line terminus for the city. This massive railway terminus is situated between George Street and Cathedral Street Bridge on the northern end of Queen Street. It enjoys a good reputation and is the third busiest railway station in the country.

  • Train Stations

    Charing Cross Station

    When most people hear the name ‘Charing Cross Railway Station’ they think of the massive and modern-looking railway station that can be found in London. However, there is also a Charing Cross railway station in Scotland. The station is located at the heart of Glasgow and it serves the entire district of Glasgow as well as the city itself. Like most railway stations in the country, it is ...

  • Train Stations

    Glasgow Central Station

    Caledonian Railway first opened the historic Glasgow Central Railway Station in 1879. Then, between 1901 and 1906, Glasgow Central went through an extension process. The concourse and booking hall were finished in 1882 and a year later, in 1883, the Glasgow Central Station Hotel was opened. The Glasgow Railway Station's entrance has beautiful, ornate ironwork and seven pillars holding up the ...

  • Train Stations

    Argyle Street Railway Station

    The Argyle Street Railway Station is located in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland. Although the name of the Argyle Street Railway Station suggests that the station is located along Argyle Street, it is in fact situated below street level. The Argyle Railway Station was first opened in 1979.

  • Perthshire

    Alyth

    At the foothills of the Grampian Mountains between the towns of Kirriemuir and Blairgowrie you’ll find the wonderfully ancient town of Alyth. This quaint little village is situated on the rolling southern slopes which are gently blanketed with the enchanting forest of Alyth. To the north of these slopes and closer to the village, the remains of ancient Alyth can be found. It is these ruins ...

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Leadhills

    Leadhills is ranked second to Wanlockhead village as one of the highest villages in Scotland. Leadhills village is approximately 1295 feet or 395 metres high and is located in the Lowther Hills. The town of Leadhills was first founded and developed because of the large quantity of lead situated in this particular area, which was later extensively mined.

  • Fife

    Leven

    If you’re looking for a charming seaside town to spend some time in the next time you visit Fife, Scotland, Leven is the place to go. Situated on the coast of the Firth of Forth, the town of Leven is an unassuming but cozy little village – the perfect place to go for a lazy holiday by the sea. It gets its name from the nearby River Leven as the town is situated right at the mouth of this ...

  • Edinburgh and Lothians

    East Linton

    The River Tyne has long enabled a succession of mills to operate through a supply of water-generated power. The most prominent of these mills is the Preston Mill that is located just north east of the village of East Linton. The history of the town and the mill have long been intertwined. Today the town serves as the perfect place to stay when making a visit to this ancient mill. The Preston ...

  • Argyll

    Helensburgh

    The town of Helensburgh is located on the River Clyde and was originally founded in the 1600s. The Ardencaple Castle was built next to the small coastal town, but was destroyed by Sir Ian Colcyuhoun in the year 1776, for the construction of spa baths on the site and building of the town that he dedicated to Helen, his wife. Today, there is not much left to suggest that ...