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  • Highlands

    Tain

    If you are looking for a beautiful and safe place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Scotland’s bigger cities, Tain is probably not a bad choice. As Scotland’s oldest Royal Burgh it is steeped in history, but it also has stunning views, a low crime rate and dramatic beaches. Simply put, Tain is a beautiful small town with something for everyone and it is just waiting to be discovered.

  • Angus and Dundee

    Carnoustie

    The town of Carnoustie is situated in the Angus council area in Scotland and is well known as a golfing town. Interestingly, Carnoustie was previously a police burgh, which is a form of governing that uses the police to ensure the town is looked after and kept clean.

  • Activities

    Paintball

    You don’t have to be a top marksman to enjoy the thrill of paintball. The tension of stalking ‘the enemy’ or the joy of outwitting a friend is something that most people can appreciate. There are a number of great places where you can paintball in Scotland. Players are supplied with everything they need for a great day of adrenaline-pumping activity.

  • Activities

    Off-Road Driving

    Most motorists will have at least considered the idea of taking their vehicle off the beaten path and venturing over more rugged terrain at some time in their lives. Off-road driving was once something that only the adventurer would attempt – since those living in nicely paved urban areas had no need to even consider taking their vehicle over rough ground. However, in this day and age of ...

  • Activities

    Kart Racing

    Come and have loads of fun with the fastest growing form of motor sport in the world. Kart racing is so popular in Scotland that you would not want to miss it. There are karting tracks throughout Scotland even indoor tracks for those bad weather days.

  • Activities

    Cycling

    The breathtaking rural scenery, clean air and wide open spaces are what make Scotland ideal for cycling. Over the years cycling vacations have grown in popularity, with vast numbers of visitors to the country making a point of spending at least a few hours exploring the landscape on a bicycle.

  • Activities

    Archery

    It is a powerful and ancient defense which was used as formal protection for the mighty King of Scotland during the bygone days. Archery has become a formidable sport but one that can be accomplished by any walk of life from the disabled and inexperienced to the Olympic athlete.

  • Museums

    Scottish Football Museum

    The Scottish Football museum belongs to the Scottish Football Association and is their National museum for football. You can locate the Football museum in Glasgow, Scotland in the Hampden Park National Stadium. The Museum is quite unique, taking you through the ages of Scottish football history as well as giving you future plans for the Football Association. This is not the only focus that ...

  • Culture

    The Romans invaded Britain in the 1st century AD, they added southern Britain to their empire as the province Britannia. They were unable though, to subdue the fierce tribes in the north. A massive wall was built across the island from sea to sea on demand by the Emperor Hadrian, to keep these tribes from invading Britannia. Parts of this Hadrian's Wall still stand on the Scottish ...

  • Sport

    Heroes

    Alex Cameron Alex Cameron was the chief sport editor and the chief sports writer of the Daily Record as well as for the Scottish Daily Mail. He covered numerous sports events, such as seven World Cup Finals, seven Olympic Games, four athletic championships, seven Commonwealth Games, and two world boxing championships. He was loved by his colleagues and co-workers who called him ...